Three arrested on drugs, firearms charges

Delaware State News DOVER — A firearm, marijuana and crack cocaine were located following investigation into possible illegal drug sales from a Dover home Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. According to Dover Police, Shawn Wright, 32, was arrested after leaving a residence under surveillance in the 100 block of Revolutionary Boulevard at around 3:09 p.m. Mr. […]

Millsboro man faces DUI, other charges following pursuit

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police Tuesday arrested a Millsboro man who authorities say was driving under the influence when he passed a stopped school bus during a pursuit. Ronald L. Foster, 37, was charged with: Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (felony), Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving While Suspended, Passing a Stopped […]

Parking violation leads to drug arrest

DOVER — A 28-year-old man was arrested on drug charges after police responded to a car parked on the sidewalk near Northdown and Charring Cross drives in the Village of Westover Sunday afternoon. Spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said officers allegedly detected a smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and asked occupant Deon Townsend […]

Third-offense DUI charge for passed out driver

DOVER — A 30-year-old man was charged with third-offense DUI after being found passed out behind the wheel of a car Monday night, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Police said Kyle Hertz was unconscious with the vehicle in reverse gear when they arrived at West North and South Queen streets at 6:11 […]

Pursuit in Seaford ends with arrest

SEAFORD — A 35-year-old Rehoboth Beach man was arrested after leading Delaware State Police on a vehicle pursuit Monday night, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The incident occurred at approximately 6:20 p.m., when troopers saw a silver Mercury Grand Marquis traveling northbound on Concord Pond Road without a license plate tag light and functioning […]

Purse snatched from senior citizen on Little Creek Road

DOVER — Police are seeking a suspect who snatched a purse from a 76-year-old female at 6:32 a.m. Monday in the Dover East neighborhood at 1061 S. Little Creek Road. The woman was walking to her vehicle when an unknown man approached from behind and forcefully took the purse from her, spokesman Master Cpl. Mark […]

Police investigate early morning shots fired in Dover

DOVER — Approximately 17 rounds struck a residence during an early morning shooting incident Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Troopers responded to the unit block of Steele Road in the Kent Acres neighborhood at approximately 1:40 a.m., authorities said, after the home’s occupants said they were awakened by gunshots. Four […]

Police: Stolen motorcycle returned to owner

DOVER — A 25-year-old Dover man was charged with theft by false pretense, theft of motor vehicle and criminal impersonation after he allegedly stole a motorcycle from the Hampton Inn parking lot, police said. Dover Police were called to 1568 N. DuPont Highway at approximately 12:51 a.m. Monday, spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said, when […]

CR student found with firearm on school property

CAMDEN — A 15-year-old male was arrested after being found with an unloaded gun at Caesar Rodney High Tuesday morning, authorities said. Dakarae Piazza, of Magnolia, told school administrators he had a firearm when contacted for an unrelated school policy violation around 10:10 a.m., Delaware State Police said. The weapon was located in his backpack […]

Woman shot at planned fight discussed on social media

FELTON — A 19-year-old female remained in critical condition Tuesday following a weekend shooting incident connected to an ongoing feud and fight, Delaware State Police said. Police said approximately 15 to 25 persons went to the 1300 block of Barney Jenkins Road Sunday to witness a planned fight that had been discussed on social media. […]