Two more teens have been arrested for their alleged roles in a series of Bicentenniel Village area burglaries that caused extensive damage to some homes.
Two more teens have been arrested for their alleged roles in a series of Bicentennial Village area burglaries that caused extensive damage to some homes.
The burglaries occurred May 2 through 7 and included six homes in the Bicentennial Village and Hamlet neighborhoods of west Dover. The incidents took place during the afternoon hours when the homeowners were at work, Dover police said.
In the most egregious example of destruction, the burglars caused over $5,000 in damage to the home by smearing food condiments, nail polish and cleaning products on the walls and furniture. Chemicals were placed in a tank killing all of the fish at one home and someone climbed into the attic and went through the master bedroom ceiling at another.
Dover police checked school records for students absent on the dates of the burglaries and arrested Trevon Anderson, 15, of Jefferson Court, on May 9. Police said he was uncooperative at the time and he was released to his mother on $35,500 secured bond.
Since then, police arrested Jerell Garcia, 16, of S. Farmview Drive, on May 28 and Christopher Cousley, 16, of N. Farmview Drive, on May 29.
All three boys face 6 counts of second-degree burglary, theft and criminal mischief.
Jerell and Christopher also were charged with possession of burglar tools and were released to the custody of a guardian.