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Fabian Jaworski and Sandra Zelinska of Chicago arrested for shoplifting at Lowe’s in New Castle, Delaware

Both suspects are now charged with receiving stolen property over $1,500, second-degree conspiracy and more.

NEW CASTLE, Delaware (WPVI) — Two people from Chicago were arrested in Delaware this weekend on shoplifting charges, according to state police.

It happened just after 11 a.m. Saturday when troopers were called to the Lowe’s on the 2200 block of Hessler Boulevard in New Castle.

When troopers arrived, they were told that a man and a woman had stolen merchandise from the store and left the scene in a Chrysler minivan.

A short time later, investigators say a Lowe’s employee spotted the man and woman at a Dunkin’ in the 2000 block of Concord Pike in Wilmington.

Troopers were dispatched to the Dunkin’ and contacted the suspects, who were later identified as 35-year-old Fabian Jaworski and 34-year-old Sandra Zelinska of Illinois, state police say.

34-year-old Sandra Zelinska (left) and 35-year-old Fabian Jaworski (right) from Chicago, Illinois

That’s when authorities say state police identified Zelinska and Jaworski as the shoplifters and arrested them.

Troopers found Lowe’s stolen merchandise along with other stolen property worth more than $4,000, investigators say.

The suspects allegedly stole $450 worth of merchandise from the Lowe’s in Bear and another $1,900 worth of items from the Lowe’s in New Castle.

Both suspects are now charged with receiving stolen property over $1,500, second-degree conspiracy and other related crimes.

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