Student arrested in Smyrna High bathroom fire

SMYRNA — No injuries were reported and a 15-year-old male student was arrested following an intentionally set bathroom fire inside Smyrna High late Monday morning, officials said. Just before 11 a.m., State Fire Marshal Chief Deputy spokesman Scott Bullock said, a student spotted smoke coming from a first floor bathroom stall and alerted staff. Staff […]

Suspect in clown mask sought by Dover police

A robbery suspect was sought after an incident at Kirkland’s home store around 8:59 p.m. on Tuesday. Police said an unknown black male returned to the store wearing a clown mask after initially being escorted out by employees. An undetermined amount of cash was taken after the suspect implied that he was armed. Anyone with […]

Three young Seaford men killed in a single-vehicle crash

BRIDGEVILLE – Three Seaford men died early Sunday in a single-vehicle crash near Bridgeville. Delaware State Police identified the deceased as Matthew Tull, 26; his brother, Jacob Tull, 23; and 23-year-old Austin Moore, the driver of the 1998 Mercedes E320 involved in the crash. State police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the crash occurred […]

Two motorists critically injured in Dover crash

DOVER — Two drivers were critically injured during an early Saturday morning crash on U.S. 13 near White Oak Road, Dover Police said. Marvin Price, 51, was driving a black Dodge Charger southbound at 12:18 a.m., police said, when he lost control and his vehicle crossed into the northbound lanes of U.S. 13. His vehicle […]

Dover man charged in Milford shooting

MILFORD — A 28-year-old Dover man was arrested following a warrant for a September shooting in Brightway Commons, Milford Police said. William Harris was taken into custody Tuesday by the U.S. Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force in Milford, authorities said. He was identified as a person of interest among several allegedly involved on Sept. […]

6-year-old’s body recovered from canal

DOVER — The body of a 6-year-old boy who died with three family members after their vehicle veered into the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal last weekend was located Thursday morning. Delaware State Police and the Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police confirmed the recovery of Ethan Lindsay, who had been missing since the crash last […]

Robbery, drug charges for Dover man

DOVER — A 42-year-old Dover man was charged with robbery and drug offenses following an assault Tuesday, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Authorities alleged that Erion Walker was involved in an argument over a $10 debt when a 53-year-old man was assaulted in a Royal Farms parking lot at 12:43 a.m. The […]

Attempted robbery reported at liquor store

DOVER — An unknown suspect was sought following an attempted robbery at Court Street Liquors Wednesday at approximately 7:46 p.m., authorities said. Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said a man entered the business at 460 S. DuPont Highway and displayed a silver revolver while demanding money from the employee. When the employee refused, […]

Laurel man, 62, dies in vehicle crash

BRIDGEVILLE — A 62-year-old Laurel man died in a single vehicle crash Wednesday night, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 6:40 p.m., when a 2018 Dodge Caravan was traveling southbound on Sussex Highway (U.S. 13), north of Newton Road (U.S. 404). For unknown reasons, the […]

Vehicular assault charge follows investigation

FELTON — A 53-year-old Magnolia woman was charged with vehicular assault following a single vehicle, DUI related crash Wednesday morning, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. According to authorities, the incident occurred at approximately 11:05 a.m., in the area of Indian Point Road and Andrew’s Lake Road. Arriving troopers located a 2000 […]