Police pursuit ends with crash, burglary arrest

GREENWOOD – A 37-year-old Seaford man was arrested on Wednesday after leading Delaware State Police troopers on a pursuit in a vehicle that was allegedly stolen, spokesman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Police said a 59-year-old man initially found that a relatives’ vehicle was missing a residence on Nine Foot Road at approximately 3:33 p.m. […]

Milford police may add mental health unit

MILFORD — Members of City Council’s Police Committee heard from an expert on mental health matters in law enforcement at their last meeting. Amy Kevis, a former New Castle County police officer who also has served as the director of emergency services for the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, presented to the committee […]

Arson charge follows Dover residential fire

DOVER – A 20-year-old man was charged with arson following a residential fire Wednesday morning, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. The Dover Fire Department responded to the 800 block of Aham Street for a working fire at approximately 9:58 a.m., police said. The blaze was primarily in the garage area, according to Sgt. […]

State police share holiday travel tips

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DOVER — The Delaware State Police have issued safety tips for driving during the Thanksgiving holiday, noting a focus on safety and enforcement of distracted driving, motorists not wearing seat belts, unrestrained children in vehicles, aggressive driving and, especially, driving under the influence. By following these easy steps, DSP said, a driver can enjoy safe […]

Townsend juvenile charged in stabbing incident

TOWNSEND — A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested after a Sunday night stabbing incident, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. According to authorities, a 20-year-old man answered a knock on the door of his camper off Dexter Road and was struck in the face with an unknown object upon opening it at approximately 11 […]

Sunday fires damage houses in Clayton and Magnolia

Separate fires in Clayton and Magnolia left two homes badly damaged Sunday, the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office said. Firefighters needed about 30 to 40 minutes to knock down the fire in the 100 block of Sunrise Drive on the outskirts of Clayton, according to Clayton Fire Company Chief Alex Carrow. He said the residents […]

Victim seriously injured in stabbing incident

DOVER – A 22-year-old man was seriously injured during a Sunday night stabbing incident, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. Police said the incident was believed to have occurred on White Oak Road and the victim was then transported by an acquaintance to Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus. Police were called to the hospital at […]

Dover shooting leaves man injured

DOVER – A 22-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries during a shooting incident Sunday, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. According to authorities, the wounded man was located at the Burger King in the area of East Loockerman Street and U.S. 13 at approximately 5:03 p.m. He had suffered a shoulder wound and police […]

Milford man arrested in Lincoln on burglary charges

LINCOLN — On Saturday, a Milford man was arrested on burglary charges in Lincoln as he was observed riding a stolen tractor. At about 7 a.m. on Friday, Delaware State Police was dispatched to Benson Road for a reported burglary. The investigation determined that a John Deere tractor has been stolen from inside a detached […]

Delmar fire causes estimated $250K damage

DELMAR — A fire at a commercial property caused an estimated $250,000 in damage Thursday afternoon, State Fire Marshal spokesman Chief Deputy John M. Galaska said. The blaze at the Delmar Auto Center property in the 8000 block of Waller Road was reported shortly before 1 p.m., authorities said. The Delmar Fire Department arrived on […]