Delaware State Police

Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Wanted Subject


Joseph M. Dunn WANTED

Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Lewes, DE- The Delaware State Police are asking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate a Georgetown man wanted for felony theft crimes committed in Sussex County.

On Friday, January 26, 2017, troopers initiated an investigation after receiving information about an employee that was stealing money from Lefty’s Alley and Eats located at 36450 Plaza Drive, Lewes. The employee, Joseph M. Dunn issued refunds without a customer present or manager approval from January 13-25, 2017. The investigation revealed Joseph Dunn would keep the money and the receipts when customers paid with cash. The total amount stolen is over $2,300.00.

Joseph M. Dunn, 23 of Georgetown, is described as approximately 5’09” tall, 160 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair. He was living in the Lewes area.

Joseph M. Dunn is currently on probation and wanted on the State Police warrants for felony theft. There is an active warrant for theft out of the Georgetown Police Department and he has a capias out of the Sussex County Superior Court for Civil Contempt. (Mugshot attached)

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Joseph M. Dunn, they are asked to contact Trooper M. Burch at 302-703-3297 or Troop 7 at 302-644-5020. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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Released 021417 1301


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