Burglar Swipes $1,250 in Food From Delaware Hotel's Freezer: Police

Delaware State Police charged a man with breaking into a Claymont hotel and stealing more than $1,000 worth of food from a freezer.

Master Cpl. Jeffrey R. Hale said 43-year-old Christopher Toth was charged with burglary, theft and criminal mischief in connection with the March 23 incident at the Crowne Pointe Plaza Hotel on Naamans Road.

Hale said Toth was named as the suspect based on tips received by people who identified him based on surveillance videos released by detectives.

Toth was seen in the videos entering the hotel and taking food from the kitchen's freezer before fleeing, said police

The suspect stole $1,250 worth of perishable food, said investigators. Officers found evidence linking Toth to the theft, said police.

Toth was released on $4,500 bail. It's unclear whether Toth has an attorney.

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