UPDATED: 1 suspect arrested, 2 guns recovered from Frederica home invasion


UPDATED 1/16 – Delaware State Police have identified and arrested one suspect in a Frederica home invasion. Police pulled over Eric Huffstutler of Frederica after he failed to stop at a stop sign. Officers then discovered drug paraphernalia in the vehicle, and a further search of the vehicle revealedĀ a black duffel bag containing 4 boxes of 9mm, 1 box of .45, and 2 boxes of .223 ammunition, which Huffstutler is barred from possessing. Police then searched the man’s home, finding 2 of the guns that were stolen last week. Huffstutler was taken to Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of over $84,000 cash bond. The second suspect in the case is still at large. Anyone with information about the incident should contact State Police.


Delaware State Police are investigating a home invasion in Frederica that occurred Wednesday night. Around 8:30 PM troopers were called to Barefoot Lane after a reported home invasion. According to police, the culprit knocked on the door of a home, and when its occupant opened the door the robber clubbed him in the head and pinned him to the ground. Then they called to a second suspect, who began removing items form the home including three guns, boxes of ammo, and cash. The pair then ran off into the night. The first suspect is described as a stocky white male with reddish hair and a goatee. There is no description of second suspect available. Anyone with information is asked to contact Delaware State Police.