Five Arrested for Shoplifting in Rehoboth Beach

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Five people have been arrested in connection with multiple shopliftings. On Monday, Delaware State Police were called to a business on Midway Outlet Drive in Rehoboth Beach after four women and a man left the store with stolen merchandise – and drove off in a light blue minivan with California tags. The minivan was stopped on Route 1 near the Broadkill Bridge. Troopers contacted the driver and spotted stolen merchandise in plain view in the van. The driver and four female occupants – all of Middle River, MD were arrested. A search of the van turned up over $92,000 worth of stolen merchandise – including fragrances, clothing, purses and blankets, over $9800 in cash, two large fixed blade knives and brass knuckles. Police have so far identified three stores where merchandise was taken.

The suspects were transported to Troop 7 where they were each charged with the following crimes:

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Vidu Miclescu

  • Organized Retail Theft (Felony)
  • Theft of Property Value Over $50,000 (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony)
  • Multiple Traffic Violations

Miclescu was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on a $16,150 secured bond.

The four female suspects are charged with:

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  • Organized Retail Theft (Felony)
  • Theft of Property Value Over $50,000 (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony)

They were each was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on a $16,000 secured bond.


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