Burglary Trend Noted in Wilmington's Ninth Ward

Posted on  04/26/2013 3:03 pm


  • Ninth Ward, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Wednesday, April 17 - Thursday, April 25, 2013


The Wilmington Department of Police has noted a possible burglary trend in the city’s Ninth Ward.

Since April 17, 2013, there have been four reported burglaries in the area from West 28th to West 30th Streets and North Madison to North Harrison Streets. In three of these incidents entry was forced through the rear window of the residence.

Residents in the area are urged to remain vigilant and contact police if they note suspicious subjects or activities, such as persons traversing rear yards or carrying household electronics.

To report suspicious subjects or activities call:

  • WPD Non- Emergency number at (302) 654-5151.
  • 911

Anyone with information can call:

  • Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.
  • Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 (1-800-847-3333) or online at www.tipsubmit.com.