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Chestertown Woman Arrested for Another Shore Stop Armed Robbery

Lytia Bailey Lytia Bailey
Brian Maurice Daniels Brian Maurice Daniels

CHESWOLD, Del.- Cheswold police have arrested a Chestertown, Md., woman in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at the Valero Shore Stop on Main Street in Cheswold on Nov. 26.

Police said 27-year-old Lytia Bailey drove 41-year-old Brian Maurice Daniels, also of Chestertown, to the Shore Stop on Nov. 26 and entered the store to make a purchase. During that time, Daniels waited in the car to check out the store and see who and how many people were working in the store prior to committing the robbery, according to police.

Bailey then parked her vehicle in a vacant lot on the corner of Route 13 and Main Street while Daniels entered the Shore Stop around 3:40 a.m., police said. Police said Daniels allegedly pointed a gun at the clerk demanding money before leaving with cash and cartons of Newport cigarettes.

Bailey and Daniels are also suspects in the Nov. 30 armed robbery of the Harrington Shore Stop and the Dec. 2 armed robbery of a Shore Stop in Felton. Bailey was arrested and charged with those armed robberies by Delaware State Police.

Cheswold police said that in conjunction with the DSP Major Crimes Unit and Dover police, they were able to identify the suspects in the incidents. Police said they were notified that Bailey was in custody at Troop 3 in relation to similar incidents in Kent County, and she was subsequently interviewed by Cheswold police.

Bailey was charged by Cheswold police with first-degree robbery and second-degree conspiracy. She was then processed and arraigned on those charges, and ordered held on $52,000 cash bail. Bailey was transported to Baylor Women's Correctional Institute in New Castle for holding.

There are currently charges pending for Daniels. Anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to contact the Cheswold Police Department at (302) 734-2202 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. You can also send an anonymous tip to DSP by texting "DSP" to 274637 (CRIMES).

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