Delaware State Police

Detectives Investigating Nighttime Residential Burglary – Hartly

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Hartly – The Delaware State Police Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a burglary that occurred east of Hartly late Wednesday night.

The incident occurred around 11:44 p.m., Wednesday July 19, 2017 when a male subject entered an unsecured window of a residence located in the unit block of Kohouts Drive.  Upon entering the window, which opens directly over the 75-year-old female’s bed, the suspect grabbed the female’s leg.  The female woke up to the suspect entering the window before he fled out of the same window in an unknown direction.  The female was unharmed during the incident and the suspect did not take any of the victim’s belongings.

The suspect has only been described as a Hispanic male possibly wearing shorts (no further physical or clothing description available).  It is unknown if he was armed with any weapon.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective J. Dear at 302-698-8540. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Released: 072017 1120

Kohouts Drive Burglary


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