(Lewes, DE) – Delaware State Police Troop 7 is seeking the public’s assistance locating Jhareed Alexander Ayers, 21, of Sussex County, who is wanted on multiple felony criminal charges.
On December 16, 2021, Jhareed was involved in a home invasion on Needle Dr. Lewes. A 57-year-old male was held at gunpoint and then physically assaulted during the home invasion before an undisclosed amount of money was stolen from the residence. Three juveniles were present inside the home during the incident and were not injured. The 57-year-old male received minor injuries but did not require medical attention.
As a result of this incident, Jhareed is wanted for Home Invasion Burglary First Degree (Felony), Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony), Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony), Aggravated Menacing (Felony), Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony), Theft $1,500 or Greater (Felony), Assault Third Degree, and three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
On December 22, 2021, Jhareed responded to Duffy Street, Rehoboth Beach, attempting to locate an acquaintance. When unsuccessful, he pointed a firearm at an individual outside and demanded they help him find the person. When Jhareed was unsuccessful in locating the individual, he fled the area. The victim was not injured. As a result of the incident, Jhareed is wanted for Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony), Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony), Offensive Touching, and Aggravated Menacing (Felony).
Jhareed also has an active capias for Failure to Pay out of Sussex County Court of Common.
Jhareed is described as a black male, 5’9″, 180 lbs., black hair and brown eyes. He is possibly in the Cool Springs area.
Anyone with information regarding Jhareed’s whereabouts is asked to contact Delaware State Police Troop 7 by calling 302-644-5020 or dialing 9-1-1. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppers.com.
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at DSP_VictimServicesMail@delaware.gov
Source: DE State Police Newsroom
Written by: Editor