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Hockessin man charged with felony theft in Lewes

A Hockessin man was arrested on felony theft charges after police say he stole an HVAC furnace from a home in Lewes.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, the incident occurred around 5:42 p.m., Monday when troopers were called to a residence under construction on the 31000 block of Carvel Road in Lewes for a burglary complaint.

The investigation determined the suspect allegedly removed an HVAC furnace from inside the garage.

Through investigative measures, troopers identified 39-year-old Christopher Sarver as the suspect. Troopers then responded to his residence in Hockessin and took him into custody.

The HVAC furnace has not been recovered at this time.

Sarver was transported to Troop 2 where he was charged with Burglary Third Degree (Felony), Theft $1,500 or Greater (Felony), and Selling Stolen Property Over $1500 (Felony). He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.

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