Troopers Arrest Maryland Man for Burglary and Related Charges- New Castle

by Pat Haley

New Castle- Delaware State Police arrested 58-year-old Mark Porter of Perryville, MD, on burglary and related charges following an incident Saturday morning.

On July 3, 2021, at approximately 10:30 a.m., troopers responded to the Comcast Building located at 4008 North Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE, 19720, for a burglary in progress. A trooper who was working patrol in the area observed a suspect, later identified as Mark Porter, remove plywood from the front doors and enter the building which is currently under construction. Troopers followed the suspect into the building and took Porter into custody without incident.

The Comcast building has had numerous recent copper wire and metal thefts.

Porter was transported to Troop 2 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Burglary 3rd Degree (Felony)
  • Criminal Mischief

Porter was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on $6,000 unsecured bond.

Leave your comments

Post comment as a guest

terms and conditions.