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DOVER, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested two people on Wednesday in connection to a string of thefts from motor vehicles in the Dover area.

During the month of May, DSP began investigating the series of thefts throughout the area after receiving reports of unknown suspects stealing electronics, cash, debit/credit cards, and other valuable items from unsecured vehicles.

Through further investigation, police identified the two suspects as 29-year-old Heather Shockley and 31-year-old Thomas Gilbert. Both were taken into custody on Wednesday and taken back to Troop 3.

Shockley was charged with three counts of felony theft, two counts of conspiracy second degree, eight counts of conspiracy third degree, eleven counts of theft, two counts of theft by false pretense, five counts of unlawful use of payment card, two counts of selling stolen property, and seven counts of criminal trespass third degree. She is currently being held at the Baylor Womens Correctional Institution on $1,020 cash only bond.

Gilbert was charged was four counts of felony theft, two counts of conspiracy second degree, eight counts of conspiracy third degree, ten counts of theft, two counts of theft by false pretense, two counts of selling stolen property, and seven counts of criminal trespass third degree. He was later released on his own recognizance.