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Police: Alleged Habitat for Humanity burglar arrested

By Melissa Steele | Sep 09, 2013
Source: Delaware State Police Larry G. Millburn Jr.

Delaware State Police arrested a 47-year-old Laurel man who they say stole power tools from a Habitat for Humanity trailer in August.

Larry G. Millburn Jr. cut the lock to a Habitat for Humanity trailer in Seaford and the same morning tried to sell the tools to someone who owns a welding business near Seaford, said Master Cpl. Gary Fournier of the Delaware State Police.

According to Habitat officials, about $5,000 in tools were taken including mitre saws, pneumatic nailers, a compressor, a table saw, a circular saw, scaffolding and a generator.

Police located Millburn Sept. 5 and arrested him without incident, Fournier said. Police connected Millburn to three unrelated burglaries that occurred in the Seaford and Laurel areas.

He was charged with third-degree burglary, theft greater than $1,500 and criminal mischief under $1,000. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $6,500 secured bond.

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