Detectives Arrest Gas Station Employee for Conspiring in Shore Stop Robbery

The Delaware State Police arrested 21-year-old Jeremiah Weatherspoon, of Dover, Delaware for several felony charges resulting from a robbery in November.

On November 6, 2023, at approximately 7:42 p.m., troopers responded to the Shore Stop located at 2636 South State Street, Dover, Delaware for a report of a robbery. Upon arriving, troopers made contact with an employee, identified as Jeremiah Weatherspoon, and discovered an unknown black male wearing a mask came into the convenience store and demanded money while implying he had a weapon in a backpack. The employee complied and the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Through investigative means, detectives determined that Weatherspoon provided false information to investigators and had coordinated the robbery with two other individuals while he was working his shift at the Shore Stop. Detectives obtained warrants for Weatherspoon’s arrest, for which he turned himself in at Troop 3 on January 5, 2024.

Weatherspoon was charged with the below charges, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2, and release on his own recognizance.

  • Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Theft Greater than $1500 (Felony)
  • Provide False Statement to Law Enforcement with Intent to Delay/Hinder Investigation (Felony)
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence (Felony)
  • Conspiracy 2nd Degree (Felony)

Delaware State Police Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit is continuing to investigate this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective T. Ford by calling (302) 698-8569. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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