Shots fired during Lincoln home invasion

LINCOLN — The Delaware State Police are investigating an early Saturday home invasion. Police said troopers were called to a home in the 21000 block of Mayhew Drive around 1:50 a.m. for a report of criminal mischief. Upon arrival, troopers found the residence had been shot at and shots had also been fired from inside. […]

Traffic stop leads to drug discovery, police say

SEAFORD — A Seaford man was arrested on drug charges Friday after a traffic stop, authorities said. The Delaware State Police said 35-year-old Edwin D. Banks was pulled over after failing to stop at a stop sign at School Road and Concord Road at approximately 7 p.m. Mr. Banks then allegedly tried to hide a […]

String of Dover burglaries leads to arrest

DOVER — A 33-year-old man was arrested early Friday following a string of recent burglaries at businesses, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Brian Bower was taken into custody after several items was stolen from the inside of Happy 13 liquors and glass was broken at the Speedway gas station, authorities said. Officers […]

Handgun-involved domestic incident brings arrest

ELLENDALE — A 24-year-old Camden-Wyoming man was arrested on a firearm charge following a domestic incident with his father on Thursday, Delaware State Police said. John T. Shorts allegedly pointed a gun at his father and threatened to kill him at a home in the 18000 block of S. Old State Road. He was later […]

Robbery, assault charges in Dover hotel incident

DOVER — A wanted 24-year-old Dover man was arrested without incident Thursday in connection with an alleged robbery last Sunday, authorities said. DeShaun Harris was taken into custody at approximately 11:30 a.m. at a unit block home on S. Governors Avenue, Dover Police Department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Police were investigating an incident […]

Flag lowering for Peace Officers Memorial Day

DOVER — Today is Peace Officers Memorial Day. On this day, tribute is paid to peace officers across the country who have died, or who have been disabled in the line of duty. In accordance with federal law (36 U.S.C. 175) and a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump, Gov. Carney requests that the Delaware […]

Police: ATV stolen during Georgetown burglary

GEORGETOWN — Two arrests have been made in connection with an ATV stolen during a residential burglary last weekend, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Police said a 65-year-old homeowner in the 21000 block of Bunting Road had reported that the vehicle had been stolen between the overnight hours of Saturday into […]

Blades man charged with third offense DUI

BLADES — A 39-year-old Blades man was charged with third offense DUI after an initial domestic disturbance call early Thursday, Delaware State Police spokesman Sgt. Darren Lester said. According to authorities, Quanteve L. Hanzer had been involved in a verbal dispute with family members that escalated into a physical altercation with family members. Police said […]

Milford officers involved with deadly shooting return to duty

MILFORD — Two officers involved in a fatal shooting during a domestic incident response on Jan. 5 have returned to duty, Milford police said this week. The officers were placed on administrative leave after discharging firearms at Brandon D. Roberts, 27, Dover, at Silver Lake Estates Apartments, authorities said. Mr. Roberts was transported to Bayhealth […]

Teen charged with arson in district fire

BRIDGEVILLE — A 14-year-old male was charged with second-degree arson following two fires on Woodbridge School District property on April 30, authorities said. According to State Fire Marshal Chief Deputy spokesman John Galaska on Thursday, maintenance and storage structures were damaged on the Phillis Wheatley Elementary School grounds. The fire was reported shortly after 7 […]

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