DELAWARE STATE POLICE BEAT / One Man Crime Spree Sidelined by Broad Public Dragnet by Delaware Troopers
DOVER, DEL.– After a wild spree of robberies, the Delaware State Police report that the public pressure caused a suspect to turn himself into police and he is now in jail on nearly a million dollars bond pending further court actions after his arraignment.
The man wanted by the Delaware State Police turned himself after a wide swath of publicity seeking the alleged serial robber made life uncomfortable.
Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier reports that Shaiheme D. Edwards, 18 of Bridgeville, turned himself into police after the public was informed he was wanted for six counts of Robbery 1st, five counts of Conspiracy 2nd, six counts of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, five counts of Wearing a
Disguise During the Commission of a Felony, Possession of a Weapon with a Removed, Obliterated, or Altered Serial Number, Terroristic Threatening, and Resisting Arrest. He is also wanted by Dover Police Department, Milford Police Department for robberies, as well as two capiases out of area courts.
Edwards was wanted in connection for his alleged involvement in at least six robberies that were committed within Delaware.
The following are a list of locations the incidents occurred, as provided by the Delaware State Police:
Saturday, July 23, 2016, at approximately 10:53 p.m., Village Package Store, located at 1614 S. Governors Avenue, Dover.
Friday, November 18, 2016, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Marvel Liquor store located at 3086 South State Street, Camden.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at approximately 9:20 p.m., Uncle Sam’s Market, located at 50 West Birdie Lane. https://dspnewsroom.com/2017/01/04/troopers-investigate-robbery-of-magnolia-gas-station/
Saturday, January 14, 2017, at approximately 9:34 p.m., Valero gas station, located at 1885 Bay Road.
Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 9:02 p.m., Family Dollar Store, located at 126 Front Street.
He was arraigned at JP2 and remanded to the Delaware Department of Corrections on $772,000.00 secured bond.