Millington Burglary Ring Busted

Investigators from the Maryland State Police, Centreville Barrack Criminal Investigation Section investigated multiple burglaries, felony thefts and motor vehicle thefts from the northern Queen Anne’s County area (Church Hill and Millington, Queen Anne’s County and Millington, Kent County) over the last two to three months. Reports also came from sheriffs’ offices in Queen Anne’s and Kent Counties.

The thefts were reported by Maryland Structural Fabricators Inc., Hardwood Mills Inc., Delmarva Power, Atco Pallet Co., The Millington Sportsman’s Association, The Turtle Factory (Millington, Kent County), and a residence located in Church Hill, Maryland. Thefts included: two motor vehicles (total value $15,000), power tools and welding equipment (valued at over $50,000), electronics and personal property (valued at $1,000) and copper wiring (valued at over $3,000). The suspect(s) also caused extensive damage to buildings and property during these incidents. As a result of information gained during the investigation, search warrants were executed in Delaware and Maryland by the Maryland State Police and Delaware State Police, and stolen items from the residence and businesses were recovered.

Investigators obtained evidence implicating two suspects. The suspects are identified as Jack Allen Thomas, 22-years-old, and Sharon Lynn Thomas, 43-years-old, both from Millington. Arrest warrants were obtained for both subjects, and both were arrested. Jack Allen Thomas has been charged with multiple counts of burglary, felony theft, theft, malicious destruction of property and motor vehicle theft (29 counts). Sharon Thomas was charged with burglary, theft, and motor vehicle theft. Jack Allen Thomas is being held at the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center on no bail. Sharon Thomas was released on $10,000 unsecured bail.

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