Police: 2 shoplifters unintentionally committed

WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware state troopers say they have arrested two suspects shoplifting the easy way: The couple accidentally himself in to the police.

Delaware State Police said Wednesday that Christopher R. McDowell, and April J. Wright had already searched on shoplifting warrants for an incident in a department store in February.

On Tuesday, police said McDowell was arrested when troopers recognized him after he walked into a police station and asked for a ride home while apparently drunk.

After McDowell was accused and released, Wright came to the station to pick him up, and was arrested himself, police said.

Efforts to reach McDowell and Wright for comment was not immediately successful.

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