UPDATED: Police Arrest Man for Kent County Robberies, Burglaries - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

UPDATED: Police Arrest Man for Kent County Robberies, Burglaries

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DOVER, Del.- Police have arrested a man accused of holding up a 7-Eleven store in the Hamlet Shopping Center in Dover early Sunday morning. He was also charged in connection with several other burglaries and robberies in the south Dover area. 

Dover police said 25-year-old Jarel Williams was taken into custody and a search warrant was conducted at Williams' home on Alder Road. He was charged with the following for the 7-Eleven robbery: first-degree robbery, second-degree conspiracy, wearing a disguise during commission of felony and possession of firearm during commission of felony. Williams was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center with a cash bond of $467,750 on all charges, according to the Dover Police Department.

Delaware State Police also said they charged Williams in connection with several recent gas station burglaries and a rash of robberies in Kent County. For those incidents he was charged with three counts of first-degree robbery, three counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, seven counts of wearing a disguise during the commission of a felony, two counts of third-degree burglary four counts of second-degree conspiracy, receiving a stolen firearm, two counts of possession of burglary tools, four counts of theft, four counts of criminal mischief.  He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to JTVCC on $361,750  cash bond.

According to police, the search of Williams' home led to the recovery of several pieces of evidence, including the clothing he wore during the robberies and burglaries. Police also said they found a 12-gauge shotgun in Williams' car that was reported stolen on June 13.  


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