Update: Dover teen located in good health

Update – On Monday, Oct. 19, Delaware State Police announced that Hailee Duncan had been located in good health and the Gold Alert was canceled. DOVER — The case of a 17-year-old Dover girl reported missing last week is ongoing, Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said Wednesday morning. According to authorities, a Gold […]

Smyrna home invasion under investigation

SMYRNA – The Delaware State Police are investigating a home invasion in the Smyrna area which occurred Friday night Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said the incident occurred at approximately 10:52 p.m. at a residence located on Wheatleys Pond Road. Upon arrival, it was reported that a suspect made forced entry into the […]

Firearm, drug charges filed after Dover traffic stop

DOVER — A 33-year-old Dover woman was arrested on firearm and marijuana charges following a traffic stop early Sunday. Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said Tiffany Lassiter was first seen driving without her headlights on and stopped at approximately 12:14 a.m. in the area of North DuPont Highway and Denneys Road. Officers smelled marijuana […]

Dover PD emergency response exercise set for Wednesday morning

DOVER – The Dover Police Department said it plans to hold an emergency response exercise at Dover City Hall on Wednesday. The exercise from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the area of 15 Loockerman Plaza is not expected to affect traffic flow. According to a department Facebook post, the exercise is designed to test […]

Bridgeville man arrested on weapons, traffic charged

BRIDGEVILLE — An 18-year-old Bridgeville resident was arrested on weapons and traffic charges Sunday night. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper, at approximately 9:10, troopers responded to Deer Forest Road in Bridgeville for a report of a black Chevrolet Silverado driving erratically. Officers contacted the 65-year-old male victim, who advised that […]

Police release name of Dover shooting victim

DOVER – On Monday night, Delaware State Police released the name of 21-year-old Shakur A. Burrage, a Dover resident who was killed in a shooting incident in Rodney Village on October 2. The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is continuing its investigation at this time. At about 7 p.m. on October 2, troopers responded to […]

Chance to safely dispose of prescription drugs coming later this month

On Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Delawareans will have the opportunity to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs as part of the National Take-Back Initiative. The program, part of a partnership between the Delaware State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration, is an opportunity for people to prevent pill abuse and theft by […]

Two juveniles arrested for burglary in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — Georgetown police have arrested two 15-year-old males for burglary and related charges. On Sunday, officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Wagamon Avenue after a homeowner reported two subjects attempting to enter his vehicle, police said. Officers responded and located two juveniles, who matched the homeowner’s description. Upon contact with the subjects, […]

Magnolia senior found critically injured

MAGNOLIA — The Delaware State Police are investigating a suspected assault that left a 77-year-old Magnolia man in critical condition. At around 11 a.m. Sunday, troopers responded to Moores Drive in the Meadowbrook Acres community to investigate an alleged assault. Upon arrival, troopers learned that a family member had discovered the male victim with visible […]

Selbyville man charged for heroin and illegal firearm

SELBYVILLE — A 19-year-old Selbyville man is facing felony drugs and weapon charges after stealing from an elderly housemate, authorities said. The Delaware State Police said troopers were called to a home on Beachview Court Saturday around 9:15 a.m. There, the 73-year-old resident said Darren Leager, who was living with him, had stolen money from […]