Two Teens Arrested Following Second Weekend Burlgary at Cosmic Vape

Incident Number:  50-24-4955

Date/Time: Sunday, February 11th, 2024 at 1:22 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 has arrested two teens, a 15-year-old black male, and a 14-year-old black male, both of Dover, for a burglary that occurred at Cosmic Smoke early Sunday morning. The investigation began when Officers were patrolling the area of Cosmic Smoke early Sunday morning at approximately 1:22 a.m. and they observed two suspects fleeing the store. Officers chased the suspects on foot and after a short foot chase, took them into custody without incident.  The suspects were identified as a 15-year-old black male and 14-year-old black male. Officers were able to recover merchandise that had been stolen from the store on the suspects. The ensuing investigation revealed that the teens had used bricks to shatter the front glass of the business in order to gain entry, and once inside they removed merchandise.

Both suspects were transported to Dover Police Department.

Both suspects were released to their parents after being charged with the following crimes:
-Burglary Second Degree
-Conspiracy Second Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Resisting Arrest

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