Police release names in fatal crash

DOVER — Dover Police on Tuesday released the names of victims in a fatal weekend vehicle crash on U.S. 13 near Leipsic Road.

Driver Luis Bamaca Roblero, 22, and passenger Kevin Castro-Giron, 28, died from injuries suffered in the incident at approximately 5 a.m. A 2005 Toyota Prius traveled off the road and struck a utility pole and both men were pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

Stolen vehicle chase ends with arrest
DOVER — A 56-year-old man was arrested Monday morning after he allegedly fled from officers in a stolen vehicle, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

According to authorities officers were taking a report of a Chevrolet work van in the Kings Cliff Mobile Home Park at 1131 Bay Road when additional officers saw the stolen vehicle traveling southbound in the area of U.S. 13.

Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but Kenneth Conner continued to travel southbound, running a red light at the South Bay Road Split and a S. Little Creek Road, police said.

Mr. Conner eventually traveled to Kings Cliff Mobile Home Park where he was arrested without further incident, according to authorities.

Charges included motor vehicle theft, disregard police signal and additional traffic violations. Mr. Conner was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on $4,050 secured bond.

Dover man charged with his seventh offense DUI
DOVER — A 63-year-old Dover man was arrested on a seventh offense DUI charge early Monday morning, authorities said.

At approximately 2:21 a.m., police said, Bennie Cobb was stopped for running a stop sign at the intersection of Fulton and North New streets, as well as having no headlights on, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Police said Mr. Cobb was allegedly found to be intoxicated due to alcohol consumption.

Mr. Cobb was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on $15,650 secured bond.

Three suspects accused in Kent burglaries
KENT COUNTY — Three arrests followed alleged burglaries in Kent County, Delaware State Police said.

Authorities said that on Monday at 10:39 p.m., troopers responded to a residence in the 700 block of New Wharf Road in Milford for a report of a burglary. Troopers determined that entry had been made into the residence and a detached garage. Police said numerous items were stolen, including three firearms prior to fleeing the scene.

On the same date at 10:55 p.m., troopers were dispatched to the 2400 block of Bowers Beach Road in Frederica in reference to a suspicious person complaint. Troopers discovered that the suspect or suspects had attempted to force entry into the residence by throwing a cinder block at a door, police said.

Troopers located three persons nearby, parked in a cornfield — Marvin J. Poore, 29, Lawrence Custis, 15, of Frederica, and Porscha Estabrook, 14, of Frederica. Troopers observed property inside the vehicle that was reported stolen from the New Wharf Road burglary incident, police said. The three stolen firearms were also recovered, according to authorities.

Police alleged that Mr. Poore was also involved in another burglary incident that occurred on Sept. 3 at a home under construction in the 100 block of Willow Drive in Frederica.

Mr. Poore was charged on numerous counts and arraigned before Justice of the Peace Court and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on $54,250 secured bond.

The Custis and Estabrook youths were charged with burglary, attempted burglary, theft, disguise, conspiracy and criminal mischief counts. They were arraigned before JP Court and released on their own recognizance.

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