Delaware State Police Arrest Subject for Multiple Commercial Burglaries

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Delaware State Police have arrested 25-year-old Davon Starkey of Wilmington, DE on numerous criminal charges following a burglary investigation that began on Tuesday morning.

On August 23, 2022, at approximately 7:53 a.m., troopers responded to a burglary in progress at Custom Cars located at 906 S. Market St. Wilmington. Upon the business owner entering his store, he observed a subject sleeping on the floor. The business owner contacted police and the suspect fled on foot. Troopers canvassed the area and located a subject matching the description. The subject identified as Davon Starkey was taken into custody without incident and located with stolen property in his possession. Further, investigation revealed Starkey utilized tools to make forced entry into five commercial units at this location and stole possessions from within.

Starkey was transported to Troop 6 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Burglary Third Degree (Felony) – 5 counts
  • Possession of Burglar Tools (Felony)- 3 counts
  • Attempted Theft of a Firearm (Felony)
  • Theft Under $1,500 Where Victim is 62 Years of Age or Older (Felony)
  • Criminal Mischief $5,000 or More Property Damage (Felony)– 3 counts

Starkey was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and released on his own recognizance.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell

Released: 082522  1125


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