2 Men Charged With Stealing Disabled Child's Walker - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

2 Men Charged With Stealing Disabled Child's Walker

Posted: 12/05/2017 13:01:00 -05:00 Updated:
Donald Cale and Leland Watson Donald Cale and Leland Watson

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP/WBOC)- Police in Delaware have charged two men with stealing a disabled girl's walker.

Authorities say the mother of the 10-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, reported the theft last week after she placed her daughter in the car and inadvertently left her walker in the front yard.

Authorities say surveillance video taken by a neighbor and provided to local media showed a man getting out of a truck and taking the walker.

New Castle County police said Tuesday that officers acting upon an anonymous tip found the truck and arrested its owner, 51-year-old Leland Watson, and another man, 49-year-old Donald Cale.

Both men were charged with felony theft and second-degree conspiracy and released on unsecured bail. It was not immediately clear whether either man has a lawyer.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Local Fans React to Cape-Smyrna "Basketbrawl"

    Local Fans React to Cape-Smyrna "Basketbrawl"

    Feb 23, 2018 10:21 PM2018-02-24 03:21:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:22 PM EST2018-02-24 03:22:26 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- After a fight broke out at a high school basketball game on Thursday night, local fans were shocked that violence ensued during a playoff match-up. The fight broke out before the conference game between Cape Henlopen and Smyrna finished at MiMore
    After a fight broke out at a high school basketball game on Thursday night, local fans were shocked that violence ensued during a playoff match-up. More
  • Arrest Made in Smyrna-Cape 'Basketbrawl'

    Arrest Made in Smyrna-Cape 'Basketbrawl'

    Feb 23, 2018 4:56 PM2018-02-23 21:56:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:03 PM EST2018-02-23 22:03:53 GMT
    An arrest has been made after a fight broke out at the Smyrna High School and Cape Henlopen High School boys' basketball game Thursday night.More
    An arrest has been made after a fight broke out at the Smyrna High School and Cape Henlopen High School boys' basketball game Thursday night.More
  • Hebron Man Assaults Deputy, Sheriff's Say

    Hebron Man Assaults Deputy, Sheriff's Say

    Feb 23, 2018 6:17 PM2018-02-23 23:17:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-02-23 23:17:38 GMT
    A Hebron man faces assault charges after he allegedly attacked a Wicomico County Sheriff’s deputy while being arrested for drug possession among other illegal activity.More
    A Hebron man faces assault charges after he allegedly attacked a Wicomico County Sheriff’s deputy while being arrested for drug possession among other illegal activity.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices