Two Charged in Residential Burglary in Hartly

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Thursday afternoon.  Delaware State Police were called for a burglary in progress on Westville Road in Hartly.  The homeowner’s daughter saw two people inside her mother’s home – her mother has been away and did not give permission for anyone to be in the house.  When police arrived, they found 43 year old Mishell Wells of Frederica outside the home – she told police she was the only one there.  However police found 47 year old Jesse Clugston of Millington, MD in the basement.  Police found the pair had stolen several items from inside and saw damage to the electric meter.  Both are charged with 2nd degree burglary, theft of services and other offenses and are free on an unsecured bond.