Dover Police said a man they believe to be the so-call rat burglar who cut holes to enter and tunnel into buildings has been arrested in Maryland.
Dover, Delaware authorities said in a news release Thursday that 49-year-old Thomas Jenkins of Capitol Heights, Maryland, was arrested last month by deputies with the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office.
Authorities said Jenkins had cut a hole in the roof of a commercial business in Maryland on March 9 and deputies arrested him as he fled.
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Dover Police said Jenkins is being held in Maryland and will face 72 charges involving 18 burglaries in Dover when he is returned to Delaware.