Shaun Anderson, Matthew Kline and Ashley Vega have been charged with multiple burglary, theft, criminal mischief, conspiracy, and unlawful use of credit cards charges.
On June 8, 2011 New Castle County Police began investigating a series of burglaries which occurred in the following communities:
In a collaborative effort involving the New Castle County Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Crime Analysis, Patrol and the Mobile Enforcement Team, Matthew Kline and Shaun Anderson were identified as suspects in video surveillance using stole credit cards from the burglaries.
On June 22, 2011, arrest and search warrants were executed at several locations in the community of Four Seasons in Newark. During the course of a search at a residence in the unit block of Kayak Court numerous stolen items were located. The stolen items included cellular phones, foreign and U. S. coins and currency, electronics, GPS navigation devices, jewelry, laptop computer, lawn equipment, flat screen televisions and video game systems.
A resident of the unit block of Kayak Court, Pedro Ortiz was charged with receiving stolen property.
33-year-old Anderson, 23-year-old Kline, and 19-year-old Vega were linked to a total of 16 burglaries as a result of the investigation and an additional ten charges are pending.
New Castle County Police are attempting to identify numerous items of stolen property and are hosting a showing of the property on Thursday, July 7, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.