Two still wanted

A multi-agency investigation into the theft of mail from church mailboxes has concluded with the arrest of seven Seaford residents and two with active warrants.

The Delaware State Police Sussex County Financial Crimes Unit, in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspection Service, conducted a three-month investigation into an organization of individuals involved in the theft of mail from church mailboxes, including donation checks, throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Once the suspects obtained the checks intended for the church, they would deposit them into various bank accounts.

On Wednesday, Nov. 29, three search warrants were executed in the Seaford area and banking documents and an undisclosed amount of cash were seized. The case is ongoing and remains under investigation by Delaware State Police Troop 4 Sussex County Financial Crimes Unit.

Florea Ciupangel, 33, of Seaford, was charged with three counts of theft and three counts of receiving stolen property.  He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute on $6,000 cash bond.

Florin Roman, 24, of Seaford, was charged with three counts of felony theft, three counts of theft and four counts of receiving stolen property. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute on $11,000 cash bond.

Denis Tanasie, 24, of Seaford, was charged with theft and receiving stolen property. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute on $2,000 cash bond.

Carmen Stoican, 22, of Seaford, was charged with four counts of felony theft, five counts of theft, conspiracy second and nine counts of receiving stolen property. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute on $24,000 cash bond.

Madalina Gheorghe, 22, of Seaford, was charged with four counts of felony theft, five counts of theft, conspiracy second and nine counts of receiving stolen property. She was committed to Baylor Woman's Correctional Institution on $24,000 cash bond.

Ardeleanu Stoican, 51, of Seaford, was charged with felony identity theft and committed to Sussex Correctional Institute on $8,000 cash bond.

Fausta Stoican, 48, of Seaford was charged with felony identity theft and committed to Baylor Woman's Correctional Institution on $8,000 cash bond.

Active warrants have been obtained for the following individuals for felony identity theft: Agenol Stoican, 29, and Mariana Catrina, 26, both of Seaford. Stoican is 5 feet 6 inches tall and 160 pounds with black hair. Catrina is 5 feet 3 inches and 142 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. No photographs are available.

If anyone has any information in reference to the location of Agenol Stoican or Mariana Catrina, please contact Delaware State Police Troop 4, Sussex County Financial Crimes unit at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.