Two Juveniles Arrested For Burglary at Cosmic Smoke

The Dover Police Department has arrested a 16-year-old black female and a 14-year-old black male, both of Dover, for the burglary at Cosmic Smoke that occurred on Saturday, November 11th, 2023. (See original release below) Through investigative measures, Detectives were able to identify the pair and obtained warrants for their arrest.

Both individuals turned themselves in to Dover Police Department and were turned over to their parents after being processed on the following charges:
-Burglary Third Degree
-Theft Over $1,500
-Conspiracy Second Degree
-Criminal Mischief Over $1000 under $5,000

Incident Number:

Date/Time: Saturday, November 11th, 2023 at 12:47 a.m.

Location: Cosmic Smoke, 515 South DuPont Highway Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email:

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Cosmic Smoke early Saturday morning. The investigation began when officers were called to the business at 12:47 for an alarm. Officers responded and noticed that a suspect had forced entry in the building by shattering a front window. Officers entered the business and checked for suspects with negative results.  The ensuing investigation revealed that two suspects entered the business by breaking the front window. Once inside, the suspects removed an undisclosed amount of property from the store and fled on foot towards Capital Green. Both suspects were wearing masks at the time.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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