Suspect Arrested in Possession of Stolen Vehicle and Firearms

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Delaware State Police arrested Judy Goddard, 52, of Camden Wyoming, DE, on multiple charges after she was located inside of a stolen vehicle on Saturday afternoon.

On October 15, 2022, at approximately 12:48 p.m., troopers responded to Royal Farms located at 5456 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE for a report of a stolen vehicle. It was reported that a blue 1997 Chevrolet Silverado, stolen out of Maryland, was parked in the Royal Farms parking lot. Upon troopers’ arrival, the Silverado was located attempting to leave the parking lot. Troopers initiated a traffic stop and took the operator identified as Judy Goddard into custody without incident. A computer inquiry confirmed the vehicle was reported stolen out of Caroline County, Maryland.  A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of two stolen firearms, stolen power tools, drug paraphernalia, and approximately 1.12 grams of Methamphetamine.

Goddard was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 9 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Receiving a Stolen Firearm (Felony)- 2 counts
  • Receiving Stolen Property Over $1,500 (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Receiving Stolen Property Under $1,500- 2 counts
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Fictitious Registration Plate

Goddard was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #7 and was committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $9,250 secured bond.

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