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Wilmington Police Department
Tuesday January 24th, 2023 :: 10:02 a.m. EST


Wilmington Police arrest man on burglary, theft charges:

Wilmington Police have arrested a man on burglary and theft charges.
On January 17 at approximately 5:05 p.m., police officers received a report of a package theft that took place in the 1700 block of Beech Street. At approximately 11:41 p.m., officers located a subject matching the description of the suspect in that package theft, who was identified as 61-year-old Brian Giles. Giles was taken into custody without incident.
Through further investigative measures, Giles was identified as a suspect in connection with a burglary that took place on December 15 in the 300 block of South Dupont Street.
Giles has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Burglary (Second Degree)
  • Theft Under $1,500 – Two Counts
  • Criminal Trespass (Third Degree)
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $12,300 cash-only bail.

Wilmington Police Department
300 N Walnut St
Wilmington, DE 19801

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