Lincoln Man Arrested on Burglary and Related Criminal Charges

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Lincoln, DE- Delaware State Police arrested 45-year-old Elmis Salguero-Sarceno of Lincoln on criminal charges after an incident early Thursday morning.

On February 11, 2021, at approximately 5:09 a.m., troopers responded to Cedar Drive, Lincoln, for a report of a possible burglary in progress. Prior to arrival, troopers were advised a male subject was attempting to force entry into the side door of a residence. Upon the trooper’s arrival to the residence, the resident advised the subject had fled the area on foot in an unknown direction.

Through the trooper’s investigation, foot prints were discovered in the snow leading away from the residence to a shed located on Cubbage Drive. The damage was observed on the shed door and the sound of someone inside could be heard.  Several commands were given by troopers for the subject to exit the shed but the individual failed to comply. Once troopers entered the shed, Elmis Salguero-Sarceno was observed attempting to hide from the troopers.  Elmis was removed from the shed and escorted to outside where he failed to comply with the trooper’s commands and resisted arrest. Elmis was taken into custody and transported to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Attempt to Commit Burglary 2nd Degree (Felony)
  • Criminal Mischief Under $1,000 (2 counts)
  • Breach of Release
  • Burglary 3rd Degree (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest
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Elmis was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on an $11,120.00 cash bond.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.