Police Briefs

Two troopers allegedly assaulted during traffic stop SMYRNA — Police said two troopers were assaulted and an arrest made during a Wednesday night traffic stop on northbound U.S. 13. Delaware State Police said the alleged incident occurred at 8:25 p.m. when members of the of the Kent County Governor’s Task Force conducted a traffic stop […]

Retired teacher/coach charged with sex crimes from 1989-90

DOVER — A retired 73-year-old Capital School District teacher and coach was indicted Monday for alleged sex crimes nearly three decades ago, Dover Police said. According to authorities Wednesday, Dover resident Carl Fennell admitted to committing sexual acts at least 10 times but not more than 20 with an underage girl he coached between July […]

Police: Stolen vehicle recovered, arrest made

MILFORD – A 28-year-old Georgetown man was arrested Wednesday on a motor vehicle theft charge following investigation into an earlier incident involving a city-owned vehicle taken from the Milford Parks and Recreation building, Milford Police spokesman Sgt. Robert Masten said. According to authorities, Maurice Harrison was charged after latent prints were collected from the vehicle […]

Dover drug investigation results in two arrests

DOVER — Two arrests were made in the conclusion of a drug investigation in the 900 block of Simon Circle Wednesday morning, Dover Police said. Maurice Butler, 26, and Mary Honey, 18, were taken into custody without incident at 6:02 a.m. by the Dover Police Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit in conjunction with the […]

Police: Child caretaker overdosed, patronized prostitute

HARRINGTON (AP) — Police in Delaware say a man overdosed after agreeing to pay a woman for sex, leaving the prostitute with a 10-year-old child he had been caring for to handle the consequences. WMDT-TV reports that emergency responders administered Narcan to 58-year-old Charles Reynolds to reverse the opioid overdose on Friday. The Harrington police […]

Arrest made after alleged residential burglaries

DOVER — A 25-year-old man was arrested after a series of alleged residential burglaries in the Dover East Estates Mobile Home Park, Dover Police said Tuesday. Jason Sammons was developed as a suspect after detectives pursued leads indicating he was allegedly involved in a series of burglaries between April and July, authorities said. Mr. Sammons […]

Two arrests follow shoplifting pursuit

MILTON — Two men were arrested after authorities alleged that they shoplifted, fled the scene, and led police on a chase. According to Delaware State Police, the alleged incident occurred on Sunday at approximately 7:06 p.m. when troopers were provided with a description of a vehicle, an orange-colored Chevrolet Cobalt with Pennsylvania registration, in which […]

Police: bicyclist assaulted in Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 33-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly ran a bicyclist off the road and assaulted him, Delaware State Police said. Authorities alleged that the incident occurred on Sunday at approximately 11:12 a.m., when troopers responded to the area of Plantations Road, south of Cedar Grove Road for an assault complaint. Upon […]

Attempted armed robbery reported in Dover

DOVER — A 27-year-old Florida man was arrested Sunday night after an alleged attempted armed robbery in the Kentucky Fried Chicken parking lot at 1000 Forrest Avenue, Dover Police said. According to authorities, a 38-year-old female was standing outside the restuarant waiting for a ride home at 11:15 p.m. when approached by Antonio Stevens. Police […]

Home invasion injures Dagsboro man

DAGSBORO — The Delaware State Police is investigating a home invasion that occurred Sunday north of Dagsboro. Delaware State Police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said a preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred at approximately 2:20 a.m. when troopers responded to the 30000 block of Power Plant Road, Dagsboro for a reported home invasion robbery. […]