Delaware State Police

**Update** Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Wanted Suspect

Millsboro– Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate a wanted suspect in reference to a stolen motor vehicle.

The incident occurred on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at approximately 2:18 a.m. when a trooper was patrolling the area of John J. Williams Highway and Banks Road in Millsboro, DE in reference to attempting to locate a stolen motor vehicle out of Millsboro Police Department. The stolen vehicle, a beige 1998 Toyota Avalon was located by the trooper traveling on eastbound John J. Williams Highway and brief pursuit ensued. The vehicle then came to a stop at the entrance to Holly Lake Campground, when the operator jumped out and fled on foot into the camp ground area.

Through the initial investigation, the suspect was identified as 32-year-old, Daniel V. Berquist of Fredericksburg, VA.  Upon further investigation, it has been determined that Berquist is not in fact the suspect that was involved in this incident, although, Berquist is wanted out of Justice of the Peace Court 4 on an unrelated capias.  This case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is asked to please contact Corporal K. Haley at (302)-644-5020.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 110617  0932
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