Detectives Arrest Maryland Man for Residential Burglary

The Delaware State Police arrested 28-year-old Daniel Rholetter of Marydel, Maryland, for the burglary of a Leipsic home last month.

On March 19, 2024, troopers were called to a home in the 200 block of Main Street in Leipsic for a burglary. When troopers arrived, they found an unknown suspect had entered the occupied home sometime overnight by pushing in a window on a screen door. Once inside, the suspect took the keys to a Dodge Ram truck. The suspect left the house and stole the truck, which has since been recovered. The investigation led detectives to Daniel Rholetter and Jennifer Barnes as the suspects in the burglary, and warrants were obtained for their arrest.

Detectives are working to locate Barnes. On April 1, 2024, Rholetter was arrested and taken to Troop 3, where he was charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $24,100 secured bond.

  • Burglary 1st Degree (Felony)
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle (Felony)
  • Conspiracy 2nd Degree (Felony)
  • Criminal Mischief under $1,000

Jennifer Barnes
Jennifer Barnes












Delaware State Police Troop 3 Property Crimes Unit continues to investigate this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding Jennifer Barnes’ whereabouts are asked to contact Detective A. Green by calling (302) 698-8444. 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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