Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Georgetown man wanted for felony theft crimes.

Troopers began an investigation on Friday, Jan. 26, after receiving information about an employee that was stealing money from Lefty’s Alley and Eats at 36450 Plaza Drive in Lewes. The employee, 23-year-old Joseph M. Dunn, issued refunds without a customer present or manager approval from January 13-25. The investigation revealed that Dunn would keep the money and the receipts when customers paid with cash, stealing over $2,300.

Dunn is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last known to be living in the Lewes area.

Dunn is currently on probation and wanted on state police warrants for felony theft. There is also an active theft warrant on Dunn out of the Georgetown Police Department and a capias out of the Sussex County Superior Court for Civil Contempt.

If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Joseph M. Dunn, they are asked to contact Trooper M. Burch at 302-703-3297 or Troop 7 at 302-644-5020. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."