Elderly woman dies in Millsboro crash

  MILLSBORO — An 80-year-old Millsboro woman died in a single vehicle crash Wednesday on Lowes Crossing Road, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The incident occurred at approximately 3:34 p.m. when an eastbound 2014 Chevrolet Equinox exited the roadway and struck a large standing tree, authorities said. The woman was wearing […]

Pedestrian stop leads to drug arrest

MAGNOLIA — A 20-year-old Magnolia man was arrested on drug charges following a Wednesday afternoon pedestrian stop, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 4:10 p.m., when the Kent County Governor’s Task Force were on patrol on Mill Chop Lane and saw a person allegedly commit […]

Police: Appliance business scam under investigation

  OCEAN VIEW — The Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit is investigating a business in which customers allegedly purchased appliances and the items have not been received. The investigation began in the beginning of February, when troopers were made aware of an incident in which a customer purchased appliances from Coastal Maytag at 30459 […]

Community assist brings Smyrna burglary arrest

SMYRNA — An 18-year-old Smyrna man was charged with a burglary following a daytime break-in on March 12, authorities said. According to Smyrna Police spokesman Master Cpl. Brian Donner, several residents provided witness statements and home surveillance footage was used to locate Brian Sadler. The alleged incident took place in the 300 block of East […]

Submitted photo/Milford Police A person is sought in a theft investigation where a purse was stolen from an unattended shopping cart, spokesman Det. Timothy Maloney said. The incident at Milford Walmart took place Tuesday and a black male approximately 6-foot-2 to 6-3 weighing 190 to 200 pounds is a person of interest, authorities said. The […]

Speak Out: Possible cuts at Dover Air Force Base

A new aircraft maintenance hangar for Dover Air Force Base may be sitting in the crosshairs of a 20-page list of military construction projects sent from the Pentagon to Congress on Monday. The money saved would help pay for the balance of the wall wanted by President Trump to help secure the United States-Mexico border. […]

State police: Ocean View business focus of appliance fraud investigation

OCEAN VIEW – An Ocean View business, Coastal Maytag, is the focus of an appliance fraud investigation by the Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit. State police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said to date approximately 30 fraudulent complaints have been filed with the Delaware State Police regarding Coastal Maytag. No charges have been filed […]

Millsboro woman killed in single-vehicle crash identified

GUMBORO – Authorities Thursday identified the 80-year-old Millsboro woman who died Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash near Gumboro. Joann E. Smith died from injuries sustained in the crash, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The crash occurred at approximately 3:34 p.m. March 20 when the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Ms. […]

Go Red presents first Rae Short volunteer award

DOVER — The 15th annual Southern Delaware Go Red for Women event Wednesday fittingly honored a Dover woman who worked diligently for the cause of raising awareness and funding for the American Heart Association. Rae Ann Short, 63, died in August from complications resulting from a stroke while crossing a street in Dover. She was […]

Local roundup: Wolverines defeated by Hood College in men’s lacrosse

The Wesley College men’s lacrosse team dropped a 16-6 decision to Hood at Miller Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Jack Guzman (Smyrna) and Adam Tewey recorded a pair of goals each for the Wolverines (1-4). Kyle Mackall-Lloyd and Leo Kelly put away a goal apiece while Tewey added two assists. Dylan Sicca made 16 saves in […]