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Employee Charged With Burglarizing Hebron Store

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William Michael Willey Jr. William Michael Willey Jr.

HEBRON, Md.- Wicomico County sheriff's deputies have arrested an employee of the Hebron Food Rite accused of breaking inside the store and stealing cash. 

Police said that shortly after 3 a.m. Friday, deputies responded to the store, located at 100 S. Main St., and discovered that glass had been smashed out of the front door, which allowed entry into the store. Investigators said surveillance video revealed that the suspect went directly to a rear room and removed cash from a storage location. The suspect then ran out of the store via the same way he had entered. 

According to police, store owner identified the suspect shown in the video as an employee, 37-year-old William Michael Willey Jr., of Mardela Springs. Investigators noted that additionally, the store video revealed that Willey was in business the previous evening wearing the same attire as seen at the time of the burglary and theft.

The Wicomico Bureau of Investigation assisted in this investigation and a detective obtained a warrant for the arrest of Willey before the close of business the same day of the alleged crime. 

Willey was charged with second-degree burglary, malicious destruction of property and theft- $1,000 to $10,000 bond. He was then ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center without bond.

 

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