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Man Arrested for Sussex County Church Break-ins

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SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.- After a number of church break-ins, Delaware State Police have arrested the man they say is responsible.

Police say 31-year-old Adam M. Calloway broke into various churches in Laurel, Seaford, Millsboro, and Georgetown, including: 

  • Carey’s United Methodist Church located at 22053 Careys Camp Road, Millsboro which occurred on Jan. 11, 2020, during the overnight hours.
  • Saint Johns AME Church located at 31034 East Trap Pond Road, Laurel which occurred between Jan. 8 and Jan. 11, 2020.
  • Trinity Church located at 17237 Phillips Hill Road, Millsboro which occurred between Jan. 6 and Jan. 11, 2020.
  • Iglesai Evangelica Betana Church located at 22143 Coverdale Road, Seaford which occurred between Jan. 6 and Jan. 12, 2020.
  • Mt. Olivet Church located at 28096 Shortly Road, Georgetown which occurred between Jan. 11 and Jan. 12, 2020.

Police say in all the burglaries, Calloway broke a window to get in. On Wednesday, troopers arrested Calloway at the Sunrise Motel in Seaford, where they found him with crack cocaine and a bullet. Police say Calloway tried to run away as he was being arrested, but was quickly caught.

According to detectives, numerous amounts of what was believed to be stolen property was found in Calloway's motel room. Police say upon investigation, they determined Calloway was responsible for two home break-ins as well, on Butler Branch Road and Concord Pond Road in Seaford. 

Calloway is in SCI on over $40,000 bond and is facing a slew of charges. Police say he also had 13 active arrest warrants out of various agencies in Delaware.

Troopers say the investigation continues to remain active and ongoing with further charges pending.

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