Detectives Arrest Man for Liquor Store Burglary

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Delaware State Police have arrested Shawn Jones, 30, of Laurel, Delaware, for burglarizing Lakeshore Wine and Spirits earlier this month.

On July 13, 2023, at approximately 1:12 a.m., troopers responded to Lakeshore Wine and Spirits located at 30728 Sussex Highway in Laurel for a reported burglary. The investigation revealed an unknown black man stole merchandise from the closed business after breaking a window to gain entry. Through investigative means and with the assistance of Seaford Police Department, Shawn Jones was identified as the suspect.


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On July 18, 2023, Laurel Police Department notified Troop 4 Detectives they had Jones in custody for a theft investigation in their jurisdiction.

Troop 4 Detectives made contact with Jones at Laurel Police Department and charged him with the following crimes:

  • Burglary Third Degree (Felony)
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Criminal Trespass Second Degree

Jones was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on a $3000 secured bond.

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