Laurel: Arrest caps month-long probe into heroin distribution

LAUREL – A 26-year-old Laurel man faces drug and weapon charges following his arrest on June 13 that capped a month-long probe into heroin distribution in the Laurel area. Laurel Police Department assisted by the Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit executed a search warrant at 402 Laurel Court, Laurel. The suspect, Treg Burris, was […]

Stopped for speeding, two Pennsylvania teens face drug charges

ELLENDALE –Delaware State Police arrested two Pennsylvania men Saturday afternoon on multiple drug offenses following a traffic stop for speeding. Benjamin Roscioli, 18, of Horsham, Pennsylvania, and Andrew McPoyle, 18, of N. Wales, Pennsylvania were both charged with one count each of Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity, Possession with Intent […]

Georgetown man charged in domestic incident

REHOBOTH BEACH – Delaware State Police on Thursday arrested a Georgetown man who authorities say threatened his girlfriend with a knife during a domestic-related incident. Jerron D. Ricketts, 27, was charged with: Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony; Aggravated Menacing; Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited; three […]

Troopers: Argument with ex-girlfriend turns physical, Millsboro man charged

MILTON – Delaware State Police on Thursday arrested a 22-year-old Millsboro man who authorities say entered his ex-girlfriend’s residence uninvited and an ensuing argument escalated into a physical altercation. State police charged Andrew A. Long III with: Burglary Second Degree; three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Offensive Touching, according to state […]

One killed in head-on crash near Georgetown

GEORGETOWN – A head-on collision west of Georgetown Thursday afternoon involving a truck and a mini-van taxi claimed the life of a 73-year-old Rehoboth Beach man, Delaware State Police report. The crash occurred June 13 at approximately 3:49 p.m. Investigation revealed a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country mini-van was eastbound on Old Furnace Road east […]

Bridgeville man arrested in domestic-related assault investigation

BRIDGEVILLE – Delaware State Police report the arrest of a Bridgeville man in connection with a domestic-related assault involving a weapon. On April 19, troopers were dispatched to a farm field in the area of Craft Road in Bridgeville for a report of a domestic.  Troopers were informed by a female victim that her boyfriend, […]

Man held in shootings that damaged Dover homes, vehicles

DOVER — A 22-year-old Lincoln man was arrested just after midnight Thursday after separate shootings damaging multiple homes and vehicles, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. The incidents occurred in the 100 block of Willis Road at approximately 10:01 p.m. Wednesday and the Manchester Square neighborhood at roughly 12:09 a.m. Thursday. Authorities said […]

Man sought after Seaford home burglary

SEAFORD — A 33-year-old Seaford man was sought in connection with a residential burglary on May 30, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. whentroopers were dispatched to a residence in the 26000 block of Lonesome Road, police said, Upon arrival, it was determined that the […]

Police release identity of teen who died in crash

SMYRNA — Delaware State Police released the name of the passenger who was killed in a Thursday vehicle crash on Wheatley’s Pond Road (Del. 300) as 16-year-old Christaphersamere R. Moore, 16, of Clayton. Four current Smyrna High students and a 2018 graduate were involved in the two-vehicle collision at approximately 7:10 p.m. The crash remains […]

Seaford man charged in domestic incident

SEAFORD – Delaware State Police arrested a Seaford man in connection with a domestic related assault that occurred Wednesday, June 5. Rayshawn Sheppard, 28, was charged with Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Assault Second Degree and Criminal Mischief, state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe. Troopers were dispatched to […]