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Trespassing arrest

Police charge intoxicated student with trespassing

Newark Police responded to a call at approximately 2:06 a.m., Friday, Aug.5, from a 36-year-old woman in the 300 block of Delaware Circle reporting that she had found an unknown man lying next to her in bed.

As she was calling 911,the man who appeared intoxicated said he lived there. He then fled down the stairs and left the residence. Officers searching the scene noticed that a window air conditioner had been moved and damaged.  Also located during the search were shoes, a cell phone and a wallet with identification for Andrew Koster, a University of Delaware student.

Detectives later made contact with Koster, 21, and it was determined that he also resides on the 300 block of Delaware Circle. 

He has been charged with first degree trespassing and criminal mischief and is awaiting arraignment.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Morgan Fountain at 302-366-7100 ext. 3133 or morgan.fountain@cj.state.de.us. Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD with the message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com. where a reward may be available.

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