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Brothers Arrested in Del. State Police Construction Site Thefts

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DOVER, Del.- Delaware State Police have arrested two brothers in connection with the theft of several pieces of building materials from the new Troop 3 construction site in Dover.

Police said 32-year-old Bruce A. Logan, of Dover and 34-year-old Carlton R. Logan, of Frederica were arrested and taken back to Troop 3 where they were charged with two counts of theft over $1,500, second-degree conspiracy, theft by false pretense, selling stolen property and third-degree criminal trespassing.

Police said that at around 8:15 a.m. Thursday, troopers were dispatched to the new Troop 3 construction site on South State Street for a reported theft of building materials. Police said employees from A-Del Construction and Guardian Environmental Services reported someone had removed several pieces of cast iron piping, large amounts of rebar and galvanized steel plates sometime through the overnight hours.

The total value of all the items stolen was more than $5,000, according to police.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. that same morning, police said Dover Scrap Yard in Hartly, contacted troopers to report that two individuals had attempted to scrap a large piece of cast iron piping.  The transaction was denied, but police said the suspects' information was obtained and passed on to the troopers who were able to track the brothers down to a Frederica address and take them into custody. Police said much of the stolen material was recovered and returned to the construction site.
 
Following their arrests on the aforementioned charges, both brothers were arraigned at JP2 and committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Institution on $2,001 secured bond.
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