Burglary suspects nabbed by Del. State Police

March 28, 2009 12:40:03 PM PDT
Delaware State Police have arrested two burglary suspects. Throughout the month of March, Delaware State Troopers have been investigating daytime burglaries occurring primarily in central Kent County. On Thursday, March 26th, 2009, Delaware State Troopers were able to apprehend two suspects, at a residence located on Loxley Lane, Hartly.

The two suspects have been identified as Dustin R. Skinner, 22, of Camden, and Eric Szulborski, 29, of Hartly.

The on-going investigation took a turn when Mr. Skinner and an unknown white male, later identified as Mr. Szulborski, attempted to pawn property from a reported burglary. This attempt yielded the identity of Mr. Skinner and with the assistance of Probation and Parole and Dover Police Department, Delaware State Police Detectives were able to identify Mr. Szulborski. This information in conjunction with previous witness information collected throughout the investigations led Troopers to the Loxley Lane address.

Delaware State Troopers attempted to contact both individuals at the Loxley Lane residence when they refused to exit. After approximately two and half hours, Delaware State Troopers made entry into the residence. A Delaware State Police K-9 Unit was utilized in the entry and apprehension of the suspects following a brief struggle.

Mr. Skinner sustained non-life threatening injuries from the K-9 apprehension. He was transported to Kent General Hospital, treated and turned over to detectives. Mr. Szulborski was transported to Delaware State Police without further incident.

Mr. Skinner was charged with 17 felonies and 4 misdemeanors including receiving stolen property, burglary, theft of firearm, and criminal mischief.

Mr. Skinner was remanded to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $26,000.00 secured bond.

Mr. Szulborski was charged with 16 felonies and 4 misdemeanors including burglary, theft of firearm, and criminal mischief.

Mr. Szulborski was remanded to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $24,500.00 secured bond.

At the present time the investigation is on-going and additional arrests are expected.

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is urged to contact Delaware State Police Troop 3 at (302) 697-4454 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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