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Lewes Man Arrested in Connection with Burglary

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David T. Fooks, 33, Lewes David T. Fooks, 33, Lewes

REHOBOTH, Del.– The Delaware State Police  arrested a Lewes man in connection with an early morning burglary.
 
Police responded to a reports of a burglary in progress just after 2:30 a.m. Saturday on the 19000 block of Princess Street. 

According to police, a 10-year-old child heard a noise and walked out of his bedroom and saw the suspect in the bathroom knocking over and breaking items in the house. Police say the child then screamed for his dad, saying someone is in the house. Police say the 50-year-old man then told the rest of the family to get into a room and lock the door. 

Police say the suspect, identified as 33-year-old David Fooks, rushed at the man and started to assault him. Police say Fooks threw the man to the ground, causing him to hit the back of his head. According to police, the man continued to fight and was able to hold the suspect down until troopers arrived.  

Fooks was transported to the Beebe Hospital for a facial injury. He was treated and released. Fooks was extremely intoxicated and has no known relationship with the victims.
 
Fooks was taken into custody and transported to Troop 7 where he was processed for the charges of burglary 1st-degree, assault 3rd-degree, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief. David T. Fooks was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $6,750 secured bail.

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