Clayton man killed by gunfire at Liberty Court Apartments

DOVER — A 41-year-old Clayton man was shot and killed at Liberty Court Apartments at 1289 Walker Road on Friday night, according to Dover Police Department spokesman Master Corp. Mark Hoffman. Dover police responded to Liberty Court for reports of a shooting at around 9:41 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they found Sylvester Lee lying […]

Smyrna man faces at least 31 years in prison

DOVER — A 34-year-old Smyrna man faces at least 31 years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of dealing in child Pornography, one count of dangerous crime against a child and one count of first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday. In September 2017, the DOJ said, an online […]

Charges filed after Greenwood garage break-in

GREENWOOD — A 34-year-old Felton man was arrested on burglary charges after he was allegedly seen breaking into a garage Thursday, authorities said. Delaware State Police said the alleged incident occurred at approximately 8:28 a.m. when troopers were dispatched to the 13000 block of St. Johnstown Road for a report of a burglary in progress […]

Maryland duo charged with prostitution offenses

SEAFORD — Two Maryland residents were arrested on prostitution-related charges after a Tuesday afternoon meeting was allegedly arranged in a restaurant parking lot. According to Seaford Police Cpl. Eric Chambers, a police officer allegedly received a Facebook message from a 28-year-old female from Salisbury offering sexual favors for money. The officer, who police said did […]

Officials: Selbyville fire appeared to be set

SELBYVILLE — A Monday morning house fire that caused $75,000 appeared to be set, the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office said. Investigation into the blaze at approximately 7:17 a.m. in the 27000 block of Shipwreck Drive continued Tuesday, authorities said. Roxana Volunteer Fire Company assisted by Selbyville and Frankford volunteer fire companies responded to the […]

Numerous underage drinking citations issued at Firefly

DOVER — Several out of state visitors made an unexpected trip before departing the city Monday morning. A steady stream of late teen to 20-year-olds arrived at Justice of the Peace Court 7 in the downtown area to settle alcohol-related citations received during the 2018 Firefly Music Festival. Based on court documents, nearly 30 citations […]

Indecent exposure alleged against Camden man

CAMDEN — A 66-year-old Camden man was charged with second-degree indecent exposure after allegedly walking in his yard with private body parts exposed, Camden Police said. The alleged incident took place Saturday at approximately 5:21 p.m. in the first block of South Main Street, authorities said. A neighbor reported that she saw Donald W. Smith […]

DUI charge follows crash into 7-11

DOVER — A 25-year-old Dover woman was charged with DUI and other offenses after her vehicle crashed through the front of a 7-11 on U.S. 13 early Sunday morning, Dover Police said. According to authorities, Andrea Wayman put her parked car in drive at approximately 1:48 a.m. and it crashed into the store. Two persons […]

Smyrna woman, 25, dies in crash

DOVER — A 25-year-old Smyrna woman died Friday night after being hit by a vehicle while walking in the area of U.S. 13 north of Fast Landing Road, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police, investigation determined that Larissa M. Tallhamer was running westbound across the northbound lane of U.S. 13 when struck by a […]

Domestic incident brings Frankford wife’s arrest

FRANKFORD — A 52-year-old Frankford woman was arrested on assault and other related charges stemming from an alleged domestic incident with her husband, authorities said. Delaware State Police said Kimberly F. Church allegedly engaged in a domestic dispute with her 60-year-old husband at their residence on June 4. The verbal argument led to Mrs. Church […]