Man charged in Dover pillowcase robberies

Leslie Spady (Photo: Dover police)
Leslie Spady (Photo: Dover police)

DOVER, DELAWARE (1/11/2016) A 27-year-old man has been charged in four armed robberies where a pillowcase was used to carry away the cash, Dover police said Sunday.

Leslie Spady was arrested after robbing Lepore’s Liquors, 632 N. DuPont Highway (U.S. 13), about 8:20 p.m. Thursday, police said.

Officers responding to the robbery saw Spady  running south on Sunset Drive with a pillowcase in hand and he was taken into custody by a detective, Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

“Spady was found to be in possession of the cash from the liquor store robbery, as well as a black BB gun that resembled a regular handgun,” Hoffman said.

He was charged with four counts of first-degree robbery and four counts of wearing a disguise during commission of a felony.

Lepore's Liquors, U.S. 13, Dover (Photo; Google maps)
Lepore’s Liquors, U.S. 13, Dover (Photo; Google maps)

The other robberies:

  • 7-Eleven store, 654 N. DuPont Highway, on Dec. 27, 2015
  • Driftwood Spirits, 153 S. Bradford St., on Dec. 29, 2015
  • Super 9 Liquors, 348 N. DuPont Highway on Jan. 1

Spady was being held at Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna in lieu of $110,000 secured bond.