Hartly man dies in single vehicle crash

CAMDEN — A 35-year-old Hartly man died in a single vehicle crash early Saturday morning, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Michael Austin said. The incident occurred at approximately 12:57 a.m. on Willow Grove Road just west of Steeles Ridge Road, authorities said. According to police, William E. Clough was driving a 2002 Chevy Trailblazer […]

Dover Wireless Zone burglarized overnight

DOVER — An unknown suspect took three display cell phones after burglarizing the Wireless Zone store Sunday at approximately 5:13 a.m., Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Police were called to the scene at 75 Greentree Drive at approximately 10:17 a.m. after a passerby noticed that the front glass of the business was […]

Firearms stolen in Milton shop burglary

MILTON — Multiple firearms were stolen during a gun shop burglary Thursday morning, authorities said. Delaware State Police and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents are investigating the crime that occurred at about 7 a.m. at Hopkins Gun Shop, spokesman Master Cpl. Michael Austin said. Troopers responded to the scene at 18647 Josephs […]

Hartly motorcyclist dies in crash

DOVER — A 27-year-old Hartly man died when his motorcycle slid into the front fender and driver’s side door of a vehicle Wednesday night on Forrest Avenue (Del. 8) at the intersection of Artis Drive, Delaware State Police said. The man was operating a 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle when a 2013 Mazda MZ3 made a left […]

Man, 19, shot multiple times in Smyrna incident

SMYRNA — A 19-year-old Smyrna man suffered multiple gunshot wounds after a late night incident Tuesday, Smyrna Police spokesman Cpl. Brian Donner said. Authorities said officers responded to the area of South and East streets at about 10 p.m. and found the wounded man. He was transported to Christiana Hospital where he remains in serious […]

DSP offers crime prevention tips for holiday season

DOVER — With the holiday shopping season here and with the weather turning colder and the hours of daylight decreased, the Delaware State Police have seen an increase in the number of thefts from vehicles, not only in parking lots, but at residences as well. Another crime trend also on the rise during the holiday […]

Nighttime deer poaching arrests made in Sussex

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DOVER — DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested two Sussex County men in the Frankford area Friday as the result of an ongoing investigation into alleged illegal nighttime deer poaching activities, authorities said. Sewall B. Hickman, 23, of Frankford, was charged with two counts each of possessing or transporting antlered deer that […]

Late-night shooting reported in Seaford

SEAFORD — A late-night shooting incident late Sunday north of Seaford is under investigation, Delaware State Police said. The incident occurred at approximately 11:57 p.m. when troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 11000 block of Park Drive for a report of shots fired. Further investigation revealed that a physical altercation occurred between two […]

Suspect nabbed in robbery attempt at Smyrna book shop

SMYRNA — A 37-year-old Smyrna man was arrested after an attempted robbery at an area book store Sunday afternoon, Delaware State Police said. Delaware State Police said Daniel Lilly, allegedly entered Acorn Book at 2421 S. DuPont Boulevard at approximately 2 p.m. He told a 47-year-old male employee he had a gun, then demanded all […]

Delaware treasurer-elect caught driving on suspended license

GEORGETOWN, Del. — Court records show Delaware’s treasurer-elect handed over a suspended license during a traffic stop last week. A Wilmington newspaper reports 38-year-old Colleen Davis was pulled over Nov. 13 after a state trooper clocked her going above the speed limit. Davis says her license was suspended for an unpaid speeding ticket and she […]