One suspect arrested, another wanted in Dover overnight carjacking

Borntreger (Dover Police Dept.)

Dover Police arrest a suspect and seeking a second in connection to an early Thursday morning carjacking. Officers say the incident happened at the Royal Farms on Saulsbury Road, where a female victim went inside and left her vehicle running. Two suspects, including 20-year-old Dakota Borntreger, allegedly attempted to steal her vehicle but the female victim spotted them and ran back out to confront them. Police say that is when one of the suspects pointed a handgun at her and took off with the vehicle.

Smyrna Police later spotted the vehicle just after 3:00 a.m. and pursued the suspects to the area of South Governors Avenue and Bank Lane. Borntreger was apprehended, but the second suspect eluded law enforcement.

Police uncovered two handguns from Borntreger. He faces numerous charges, including:

-Robbery 1st Degree

-Possession of Untraceable Firearm (2x)

-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited

-Wearing a Disguise

-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

He was lodged at SCI on a $46,000 cash bond.

Anyone with information on the second suspect is asked to contact Dover Police at 302-736-7130 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.

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