Dover search warrant results in arrest on drug, firearm charges

DOVER — A 31-year-old man was arrested on drug and firearm charges Thursday after a search warrant execution at a residence the day before, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl, Mark Hoffman said. Bradley Parker was not present during the search in the 700 block of Bacon Avenue Wednesday, but turned himself in to police. According […]

New Jersey man charged in Dover trailer arson

DOVER — A 31-year-old New Jersey man was charged with arson in connection with a Dec. 6 house trailer fire, the Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal said Thursday. The blaze, reported shortly after 11 a.m., occurred in the unit block of East Pinewood Drive near South State Street, spokesman Assistant State Fire Marshal […]

Townsend probationer sought after failure to appear

TOWNSEND — A 37-year-old Townsend man was sought after he failed to appear in New Castle County Court on violation of probation charges, Delaware State Police said Thursday. Edward Benson III was on probation for a first-degree assault conviction when he allegedly violated his probation on Nov. 14 when arrested on multiple weapons and drug […]

Two Sussex hunting arrests made after report

MILLSBORO – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested two Sussex County men Tuesday night for multiple weapons and poaching violations while investigating a report of individuals trespassing to hunt near Millsboro, spokeswoman Sgt. Brooke Mitchell said. Brendon Dibble, 20, of Millsboro, was charged with one count each of possession of a firearm […]

Dover man charged in heroin death case

WILMINGTON – A Dover man was charged by superseding indictment with distributing fentanyl that resulted in the deaths of two people within a span of five days in January 2017, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware spokesman David C. Weiss said. Quaheem Hall was also charged with distributing heroin five times between August […]

Dover Police seminar to offer tips on getting hired as officer

DOVER — Often due to retirements, the city police force is continuously looking for new officers and hasn’t been at full authorized strength for awhile now. Anyone interested in becoming a candidate to fill the void can attend the Dover Police annual “How to Succeed in the Hiring Process” seminar on Saturday, Jan. 19. The […]

State police issue warning about cell phone scam

DOVER — Delaware State Police reported recently receiving a complaint from a citizen in Kent County concerning a phone call from an individual stating they are with Verizon. The person claiming to be from Verizon said the network was switching from 4G to 5G and the service would experience issues in the next few days, […]

Dover house trailer fire deemed an arson

  DOVER — A Thursday morning house trailer fire was being investigated as an arson, the Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal said later in the day. The blaze, reported shortly after 11 a.m., occurred in the unit block of East Pinewood Drive near South State Street, spokesman Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael G. […]

Drug arrest made at the Dover Inn

DOVER — A 40-year-old man was arrested on drug charges at the Dover Inn Wednesday morning, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. City police assisted Delaware Probation and Parole with an administrative search of Norman Singleton’s room at approximately 10:45 a.m., authorities said. Officers allegedly located 5.3 grams of crack cocaine packaged in […]

Teen bicyclist seriously injured in Bridgeville crash

BRIDGEVILLE — A 16-year-old Bridgeville boy was seriously injured Monday night when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The incident occurred at 5:17 p.m. when a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee, was traveling south on Conrail Road just south of Cannon Road (Del. […]