Houston man charged with assault

HOUSTON — An 18-year-old Houston man was charged with assault after he allegedly broke into a home Thursday and assaulted his girlfriend, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 11:25 p.m. Troopers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Pine Street for a report of a […]

Dover woman charged with drug-related offenses

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DOVER — A 34-year-old Dover woman was arrested late Thursday morning after investigation into illegal drugs, Delaware State Police Unit. Nicole Collins was arrested at approximately 10:50 a.m. after a narcotics search warrant execution at her home in the unit block of Kentwood Drive in the Kentwood Estates community, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. […]

Smyrna man pleads  o vehicular homicide

DOVER — A Smyrna man pleaded guilty to second-degree vehicular homicide after he hit and killed a woman while driving under the influence in July 2018, authorities said. Gerald Medkeff also pleaded to a felony third offense DUI, the Delaware Department of Justice said. Deputy Attorneys General Kathleen Dickerson and Kevin Smith secured the pleas. […]

Dive team assists in Silver Lake investigation

DOVER – A Delaware State Police Dive team assisted city law enforcement in an investigation at Silver Lake Wednesday morning, authorities confirmed. Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said the water search for evidence was related to an undisclosed shooting case and there was no threat to public safety. The probe was not connected […]

Attempted robbery suspect charged following extradition from Georgia

MILLSBORO – Don D. Zakrociemski, the 37-year-old Millsboro man wanted in connection with an attempted robbery in February, has been extradited and charged, Delaware State Police report. Zakrociemski faces charges of: Attempted to Commit Robbery Second Degree; Reckless Endanger First Degree; Assault Third Degree and Criminal Mischief, state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe. Zakrociemski […]

Milton woman arrested for leaving infant unattended in Walmart parking Lot

GEORGETOWN – Town of Georgetown police Tuesday arrested a Milton woman who authorities say left an infant she was baby-sitting unattended in the Walmart parking lot. Ofelia Velasquez Berduo was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Velasquez Berduo was arraigned and released on her own recognizance, Georgetown Police Department spokesman Det. Joey Melvin […]

Dagsboro traffic stop leads to arrest of California man on drug, other charges

DAGSBORO – A traffic stop conducted by town of Dagsboro police Sunday afternoon led the arrest of a 57-year-old California man on drug and other charges after authorities found more than 200 pounds of marijuana and more than a quarter of a million dollars in his pickup truck. Charles Mulvihill of Ukiah, California was charged […]

Police probe robbery of Frederica Valero

FREDERICA — The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery of a Valero gas station that occurred Saturday night. Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to a hold-up alarm at the Valero gas station at 7865 Bay Road, Frederica. Upon arrival, troopers […]

Troopers investigate fatal crash in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN — The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Saturday night. Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occurred at 7:57 p.m., when a marked fire truck was traveling northbound on US 301, north of Bunker Hill Road. The fire truck was responding to the area […]

Milton man jailed on drug, other charges and capiases

LEWES – Delaware State Police on Friday arrested a Milton man found in possession of drugs after he failing to comply to a traffic stop. Michael L. White, 44, faces charges of Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (felony-subsequent offense), Possession of a Controlled Substance, Resisting Arrest and Driving While Suspended. According to state police spokeswoman […]