Mother, son charged with Delaware burglaries

Patricia Gustaitis

May 2, 2013 3:03:48 PM PDT
A mother and son from Wilmington are charged with a series of burglaries in New Castle County.

Patricia Gustaitis and her 16-year old son allegedly stole more than $18,000 worth of metal from Poured Foundations in Yorklyn.

Police say the suspects broke into the building 3 different times, and sold the metal as scrap.

The burglaries allegedly occurred on March 14th, 16th and 30th.

Both are facing a number of charges including theft and burglary.

Gustaitis has been released on $21,100 unsecured bail. Her son was released on $9,500 unsecured bail.