WILMINGTON — Delaware State Police will serve warrants on a Rising Solar man as quickly as he’s launched from the hospital.
In response to police, Blake Edward Eldreth, 26, is being charged with motorized vehicle theft — which is a felony — and visitors violations together with leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, and failure to report an accident.
Simply earlier than 2 a.m. Thursday, troopers had been known as to the fuel station within the 2000-block of Newport Hole Pike and met with a 28-year-old lady who reported her automobile was stolen. The sufferer informed police she left the keys within the Acura TL and the doorways unlocked and went into the enterprise to pay for her gasoline. It was whereas she was inside she noticed the automobile leaving the fuel pumps at a excessive fee of pace.
About 20 minutes later police obtained phrase of a motorized vehicle collision alongside Kirkwood Freeway and Inexperienced Valley Circle. Discovering the black sedan broken and deserted — and figuring out it because the stolen automobile from the fuel station — they quickly discovered a male suspect hiding in close by woods, who was recognized as Eldreth.
He surrendered with out incident, police mentioned.
Eldreth was taken to a hospital to be handled for accidents suffered within the wreck. He’ll go earlier than a choose as soon as he’s launched.