Two arrested after drugs found in vehicle

ELLENDALE — Two 20-year-old men were arrested after a Monday vehicle pursuit brought the alleged discovery of drugs, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said that at approximately 3:29 a.m., a trooper observed a white Ford Crown Victoria traveling southbound on U.S. 113 in the area of Fleatown Road at a […]

Georgetown controlled burn spreads to structure

GEORGETOWN — A controlled burn spread to an unoccupied dwelling structure Tuesday morning, causing approximately $40,000 in damage, the Fire Marshal’s Office said. According to spokesman Chief Deputy John Galaska, the fire in the 22000 block of Simpler Branch Road was reported shortly after 10:30 a.m. The Millsboro Fire Company arrived on the scene and […]

Rehoboth Beach Police stop out-of-state cars to enforce quarantine

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth Beach Police in Delaware announced they are monitoring cars with out-of-state license plates to enforce the governor’s mandate for out-of-state visitors to self-quarantine for two weeks. The city of Rehoboth Beach said in a news release Tuesday that police have followed 59 out-of-state cars that entered the city limits since April […]

Police: Charges filed after false shooting report

Brandon Jones Tycere S. Bryant, MILLSBORO — Three persons were charged following an alleged falsely reported shooting incident, Delaware State Police said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers were dispatched to a shots fired report on Monday at approximately 2 p.m.. Upon arrival in the area of Lynch and Daisey roads, three persons […]

Shots fired in Felton, leads sought

FELTON — Police are seeking leads after a shots fired incident at approximately 11 p.m. Monday night. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers found numerous shell casings in the roadway after being dispatched to the 1300 block of Barney Jenkins Road. Police said a residence was struck numerous times by […]

Millsboro PD issues written warnings to out-of-staters

MILLSBORO — Calling it an “informational enforcement” campaign, Millsboro Police issued 76 written warnings to out-of-state visitors shopping locally last week. Officers made contacts at Lowe’s and BJ.’s Wholesale Club, from Friday through Sunday and provided copies of Gov. John Carney’s state of emergency order and 14-day quarantine requirements upon entering Delaware. “We were finding […]

Troopers continue engagement with out-of-state travelers

SUSSEX COUNTY — The Delaware State Police conducted multiple checkpoints this weekend throughout Sussex County, as a measure to enforce Gov. John Carney’s order restricting out of state travelers entry into Delaware. The checkpoints occurred between approximately 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. both days, and rotated between roadways which had been identified as having a […]

Police enforce emergency rules: Sussex checkpoints intended to inform out-of-state travelers

DOVER — State police had their eyes on out-of-state travelers Saturday, as several checkpoints were established in Sussex County. “We’re just passing on the information to them, as to what the expectations are regarding quarantine and what the restrictions are,” said Master Cpl. Michael Austin, a spokesman for the Delaware State Police. On Saturday, DSP […]

Delaware State Police establish checkpoints in Sussex County for out-of-state travelers

LEWES — State police established checkpoints at several locations in Sussex County Saturday to address out-of-state travelers. “We’re just passing on the information to them, as to what the expectations are regarding quarantine and what the restrictions are,” said Master Cpl. Michael Austin, a spokesman for the Delaware State Police. On Saturday, DSP had established […]

Millville teen charged with threatening school

DAGSBORO — A 14-year-old Millville resident was charged in alleged connection with a threat aimed at Indian River High School, authorities said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, Delaware State Police were made aware by the school district on March 9 that a student had made written threats aimed at the school. Police said […]