Suspect wanted for robbing Kent convenience store

FELTON — Authorities are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery of a Kent County convenience store. The Delaware State Police said a man entered the Canterbury Shore Stop at 8953 S. DuPont Highway around 3:19 a.m. Saturday. The suspect brought a drink to the counter, and as the clerk was ringing it up, […]

Dagsboro man wanted on assault charges

DAGSBORO — Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a 40-year-old Dagsboro man. The Delaware State Police said Leonel A. Velasquez-Chery assaulted another man Friday night. According to police, the incident took place around 7:50 p.m. on Shawnee Drive. Upon arriving to the home in response to a call, troopers learned Mr. Velasquez-Chery […]

Milford prepares for police station referendum Tuesday

MILFORD — City Clerk Terri Hudson is getting ready to administer a referendum. On Tuesday, Milford citizens will vote on whether the city should borrow up to $20 million for a new police station and raise property taxes to pay it back. Voters will be polled at the city’s Public Works Department at 180 Vickers […]

Traffic stop brings weapon, drug arrests in Bridgeville

BRIDGEVILLE — Three men were arrested after drugs and firearms were located during a Thursday traffic stop, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. According to authorities, a Chevrolet Malibu was stopped on Coverdale Road, north of Hastings Farm Road, at approximately 8:05 p.m. The vehicle had been closely following another vehicle and […]

Human remains discovered after search in Gumboro

GUMBORO — The Delaware State Police, with the assistance of the Division of Forensic Science, discovered suspected human remains Friday morning, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. The suspected remains were located near 30000 R Farm Lane after a multiple-day search, police said. They were turned over to the Division of Forensic Science for identification […]

Lincoln man receives life sentence in fatal Dover shooting

DOVER — A 22-year-old Lincoln man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for a 2018 fatal shooting in Dover, the Delaware Department of Justice said. Ahmir Bailey had been earlier convicted of first-degree murder and other felonies in connection with the death of Jameir Vann-Robinson of Smyrna on May 13, 2018. Another defendant in […]

Teen arrested, accused of involvement in Dover shooting

DOVER — A 17-year-old male was arrested Thursday in connection with a Jan. 4 shooting in the Manchester Square neighborhood, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. The juvenile was taken into custody without incident, according to authorities. He was committed to the Stevenson House Detention Center, Milford, on a $61,000 secured bond. Police said […]

Suspect sought after bank robbery in Rehoboth

REHOBOTH BEACH — A suspect was sought after a robbery at the PNC Bank at 19745 Sea Air Ave. on Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. According to authorities, troopers were called to the scene at 3:18 p.m., and an investigation determined the male suspect entered the bank, displayed an unknown […]

Two arrested on firearms, drug charges in Dover

DOVER — Two Dover men were arrested on firearms and drug charges following a traffic stop Tuesday, authorities said. Tyler Scott, 21, was initially stopped for a traffic violation at 3:14 p.m. in the area of White Oak and Nimitz roads, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. Approaching officers detected an odor of marijuana […]

Alleged assault in Rehoboth brings arrest

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 37-year-old Rehoboth Beach man was arrested on weapon and criminal charges after an alleged assault Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Theodore F. Thompson was located in the area of a residence on Magnolia Road after allegedly punching a 51-year-old male acquaintance during an argument. Troopers were […]