Delaware State Police

Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Shoplifting Suspect

Wilmington (19802)–The Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify a shoplifting suspect.

The suspect entered the BP Gas Station located at 3507 Miller Road on two separate occasions, Thursday, January 18, 2018 at approximately 7:17 p.m., and Friday, January 19, 2018 at approximately 2:13 p.m.  On both occasions, the suspect removed large quantities of candy boxes before fleeing the store without rendering payment.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 30 years of age, 5’10” tall, with a goatee, wearing a dark colored puffy winter jacket, blue jeans, and brown colored shoes.

If anyone has any information in reference to the identity of this individual, they are asked to please contact Trooper Desiderio at Troop 1, (302) 761-6677.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 012118 0903