Two accused in 2012 Shrewsbury burglary

Christopher Dornblaser
  • Police have identified two men who they say burglarized a Shrewsbury store in 2012.
  • Kenneth Manns, 50, and Aaron Davis Jr., 42, will be charged with burglary, police said.

Southern Regional Police have identified two people they say committed a burglary in Shrewsbury more than five years ago.

The department said Wednesday that Kenneth Manns, 50, and Aaron Davis Jr., 42, burglarized the Saubel's grocery store at 65 E. Forrest Ave. in Shrewsbury on April 25, 2012.

Police say they received a call for an active burglary at the store, and when they arrived, the two could be seen in the loading-dock area. One of the suspects was on the roof at the time, according to the release.


The two men wore face masks and were dressed all in black, police said.

Both fled from police, the release states.

Later investigation showed that the two cut the alarm and communications wires on the roof, and they had multiple tools which were abandoned when they fled from police, police said.

Police investigate burglary in Shrewsbury

A mask worn by one of the suspects, as well as a car, were secured from the scene, according to the release.

In 2016, the state police laboratory provided a DNA match to the mask recovered on the scene, police said.

Police were then able to conclude that Manns and Davis were the suspects. Officials say the two are from Baltimore, however, Manns' online court docket states he is from Fort Dix, New Jersey, and Davis' online court docket states he is from Beaver, West Virginia.

According to the release, the two men are in federal custody. They will be charged with burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary.

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