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2 Md. Men Charged in Sussex County Burglary Spree

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William K. Freeman II William K. Freeman II
Bradford J. Hall Bradford J. Hall

SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.- Delaware State Police detectives have arrested two Maryland men in connection with a series of burglaries and thefts that occurred in eastern and southern Sussex County.

William K. Freeman II, 28, of Berlin, Md., and Bradford J. Hall, 27, of Bishopville, Md., are each facing 247 charges including burglary, theft, conspiracy and criminal mischief.

Police said the arrests of the two stemmed from an investigation that got under way in November after numerous seasonal homes in southeastern Sussex County were broken into and had televisions, electronic devices and equipment removed. Police said that on Nov. 13, Hall was arrested after he was located during a burglary in progress in the Clearwater Development south of Ocean View, Del.  He was released from the Department of Corrections two days later after he was able to post bail.
 
According to police, detectives continued to examine the burglaries and further investigation revealed Hall was involved in numerous other burglaries along with an accomplice identified as  Freeman. 

Investigators said that on Dec. 20, Freeman was taken into custody in Laurel during a traffic stop for warrants that were obtained for his arrest in burglaries he conspired to do in the Bethany Beach area.  He was ordered held on a secured bond where he remained until Jan. 10, when detectives arrested Freeman on the aforementioned 247 charges. He remains held in lieu of $629,500 cash bond.
 
On Jan. 24, Hall was arrested in Maryland by the Worcester County Sheriff's Office and was jailed until his extradition back to Delaware on Jan. 29.  He was then formally arrested by Delaware State Police detectives on the above 247 charges.  He was also ordered held on $629,500 cash bond. 

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