Police arrest Millsboro man for auto theft

April 25, 2022

Delaware State Police arrested a Millsboro man April 23, alleging he stole a Mercedes.

Police say Arkeem Adkins, 30, was pulled over in the car after he was observed speeding northbound on Iron Branch Road in the area of Bunting Road. Police say there was a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, and upon a search of the car, police say they discovered less than a gram of marijuana. A computer inquiry found that Adkins had a suspended license, had an active warrant for his arrest, and the Mercedes C300 was reported stolen April 21.

Adkins was charged with felony theft of a motor vehicle, theft under $1,500, possession of marijuana, driving with a suspended license and speeding. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown. Adkins was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $500 secured bond. 


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