Theft of keys brings arrest in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — A 36-year-old Georgetown man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly entered a residence in the Fish Hook Mobile Home Park and removed keys, authorities said. Luis Perez-Gonzales was taken into custody without incident outside the residence. Delaware State Police were called to the scene at approximately 4:57 p.m., spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper […]

Four charged after alleged employee assault

REHOBOTH BEACH — Four persons were charged with felony assault following an incident involving employees at a Royal Farms store Tuesday night, police said. According to Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell, the incident occurred at approximately 11:43 p.m. and left a 19-year-old female from Rehoboth Beach needing treatment at a local hospital. Police […]

Police: Man in critical condition after hammer assault

DOVER — A 57-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition with a head injury after allegedly being assaulted with a hammer on Tuesday afternoon, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Jerrin Rountree, 39, was arrested without incident following the alleged incident in the 100 block of South State Street. Police were called to […]

Townsend man faces burglary charges after stolen items found on Craigslist

CLAYTON — A 29-year-old Townsend man was arrested on felony charges after allegedly attempting to sell stolen property on Craigslist, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police, Barry D. Reece entered a residence in the 38000 block of Holletts Corner Road in Clayton and removed approximately $8,743 in property between June 22 and Sunday. On […]

Arson arrest made after Dover apartment incident

DOVER — A 35-year-old Dover man was charged with first-degree arson after an apartment building was damaged by a bottle on fire early Monday, authorities said. A roof, siding and gutters were damaged at Liberty Court Apartments before officers extinguished a blaze at approximately 6:29 a.m. in Liberty Court Apartments, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. […]

Loaded handgun, drugs allegedly found in Dover vehicle stop

DOVER — A loaded handgun and 9 grams of marijuana were located during a traffic stop early Monday afternoon, bringing the arrest of a 22-year-old Dover man, authorities said. Antwoine Price was stopped in a vehicle after Dover Police investigated a report of two persons pointing guns at each other at approximately 12:27 p.m. at […]

Woman injured during Dover shooting incident

DOVER — A 32-year-old woman was injured by debris after a bullet struck asphalt during a shooting incident early Monday, Dover police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. According to authorities, a gun was fired multiple times at approximately 12:43 a.m. in the first block of South New Street after two unknown men were involved […]

Suspicious package at Rehoboth hotel brings drug charges

REHOBOTH BEACH — Two men were arrested Thursday after an investigation into a suspicious package at Brighton Suites, Rehoboth Beach police spokesman Lt. Jaime Riddle said. Police were called to the hotel after a package was delivered by the U.S. Postal Service to a registered guest, Timothy Lunn, 54, of Vestal, N.Y., on June 23, […]

Several downtown Dover flower pots destroyed

DOVER — Flower pots filled with colorful plants that line Loockerman Street and the downtown Dover shopping district have welcomed visitors and shoppers to the area since they were put into place two years ago. However, on Saturday night, one unnamed man decided to smash up around 20 or so of the flowerpots and turned […]

Suspects sought in Ellendale home invasion

ELLENDALE — Multiple suspects were sought following a home invasion early Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. The incident occurred at approximately 1:50 a.m. at a residence on New Hope Road. Arriving troopers were told that a 35-year-old female was struck in the head after suspects entered. It was not immediately known […]

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