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Homeless Camden Man Arrested For Thefts From Cars

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Pablo Jackson Pablo Jackson
Joshua Bryant Joshua Bryant

DOVER, Del. - Police have arrested a Camden man for thefts from cars following a brief foot chase in Dover.

According to the Delaware State Police, 32-year-old Pablo Jackson, who is homeless, has been wanted since last week for two separate vehicle break-ins. Police said the incidents happened during the overnight hours between Sept. 22 and Sept. 24 in the 1300 block of South State Street and the 1700 block of Windswept Court.

Police said Jackson and 25-year-old Joshua Bryant of Cheswold removed items like cash and purses from the two cars and then made credit card purchases from the Cheswold and Camden Walmarts totaling more than $3,400. Police were able to identify the two suspects through store surveillance and then issued warrants for their arrest.

On Wednesday, police on patrol in the area of South DuPont Highway and Lochmeath Way saw Jackson walking northbound on the southbound shoulder of Route 13. When they tried to make contact with him, police said they saw him looking into cars near the South Side Baptist Church. According to police, when Jackson saw them he ran away and dropped the backpack he was carrying. Eventually a state trooper caught up to him and took him into custody. Police said a search of Jackson's backpack revealed 24 bags of heroin (0.36 grams) along with drug paraphernalia.

Jackson was charged with resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance (heroin), and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said he was also charged with 18 counts of identity theft, five counts of attempted identity theft, 18 counts of unauthorized use of a credit card, five counts of attempted unauthorized use of a credit card, two counts of theft Under $1500, 10 counts of theft by false pretense under $1,500, conspiracy and two counts of criminal trespass. He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on a total of $93,600 cash bond.

As for the other suspect, Joshua Bryant has yet to be located and is wanted for numerous counts of ID theft and other associated charges, as well as multiple court capiases. If anyone has any information on his whereabouts, they are asked to contact Detective A. Goode at 302-698-8517. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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