2 charged in office burglary of former pediatrician

October 28, 2010 12:57:34 PM PDT
Delaware State Police responded to a burglary in progress complaint on Wednesday just after 8:00 p.m.

Police received a call regarding suspicious activity. The caller observed a silver vehicle parked rear of Bay Bee Pediatrics Lewes Delaware. The caller noticed the vehicle to be parked at the rear of Dr. Earl B Bradley's Bay Bee Pediatrics office.

The caller also heard several suspicious noises such as something breaking. The person observed two suspects traveling back and forth between the silver vehicle and the doctor's office.

After calling 911, Delaware State Police assisted by Lewes Police Department responded to Bay Bee Pediatrics. Upon arrival the two suspects, Garrett E. Coco, 22 of Harbeson, and Justin Oberholtzer, 24 of Lewes, were taken into custody.

The investigation revealed that Oberholtzer and Coco entered a garage owned by Bay Bee Pediatrics by removing a screen from a window.

Police say the back door to the main office had muddy shoe prints on it from when Oberholtzer and Coco kicked in the door to gain entry.

Delaware State Police after searching their vehicle located two TV monitors, a stop light, power tools, two heaters, an air nailer and portable air conditioner amounting to approximately $2,000 worth of property.

Delaware State Police Detectives took Oberholtzer and Coco into custody without incident and charged them with burglary to the Bay Bee Pediatrics office and its garage.

Oberholtzer and Coco each were incarcerated on $2,500 secured bond to the Sussex Correctional Institute.

Dr. Earl B Bradley is the former pediatrician arrested in December of 2009 and charged with over 100 counts of sexual assault of his patients.


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