Delaware police charge mom, teen sons in burglary spree

A Wilmington, Del., woman is accused of working with her teenage sons to commit car burglaries. Credit: Google Images
A Wilmington, Del., woman is accused of working with her teenage sons to commit car burglaries.
Credit: Google Images

Police in Delaware have charged a 31-year-old woman with working with her teenage sons and a friend in a burglary spree that ended early Monday with their arrests.

The burglary spree was discovered in Wilmington around 4 a.m. Monday when police found four vehicles had been broken into along the 1400 block of Stapler Place, The News Journal reports.

Police allege Tyvora Douglas and her 16- and 17-year-old sons, as well as 21-year-old Shaye Robinson, conspired to break into the cars and steal property.

Police arrested Douglas and her two boys as they walked along North Clayton Street Monday morning, all three of them allegedly carrying stolen goods, including football equipment, the paper reported.

Douglas and her sons were charged with two counts of conspiracy in connection with two burglaries in which police were able to identify victims. Douglas also is charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of children.

Robinson, who was arrested on North Lincoln Street, is charged with two counts of conspiracy.

Police are asking other victims to come forward.


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