Clerk robbed at gunpoint at Red Roof Inn

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DOVER — Two black male suspects robbed a Red Roof Inn clerk at gunpoint Thursday morning, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. The incident at 652 N. DuPont Highway occurred at approximately 4:26 a.m., authorities said, when the suspects entered the business and told the clerk they wanted to rent a room. One […]

Detainee escapes from courthouse

GEORGETOWN — A 24-year-old man being detained escaped from the Sussex County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon,, authorities said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, Ronald N. Stow escaped from the custody of Delaware Capitol Police while being held for the Delaware State Police. At the time of the escape, police said, Mr. Stow was wanted […]

DSP seeks assistance in finding wanted suspect

DOVER — The Delaware State Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man who currently has active warrants for domestic related incidents. Troopers have been unable to located 49-year-old Darnell A. Bryant who currently has active warrants out of Troop 3 for harassment, terroristic threatening and stalking. Bryant is also wanted for […]

Magnolia man sought after failing to return

DOVER — A 27-year-old Magnolia man failed to Morris Community Correctional Center from an approved work pass Wednesday and was sought, the Delaware Department of Correction said. Glen Allen’s whereabouts were unknown and unauthorized, according to the DOC and a warrant for escape after conviction was issued. Allen was described as a 5-foot-8, 185-pound white […]

Dover officer testifies about firearm at Pierce slaying trial

DOVER — Testifying Wednesday afternoon, a Dover Police officer recounted locating a firearm roughly 9 1/2 years ago that authorities claim Larry J. Pierce used to fatally shoot 23-year-old Josue Barclay in the back of the head. The officer recovered a discarded gun during a vehicle pursuit within eight days of Mr. Barclay’s death on […]

Two men indicted on first-degree murder counts

DOVER — On Oct. 1, two men were each indicted on a first-degree murder count in connection with the shooting death of a 20-year-old Smyrna man last spring. Milford resident Eugene Riley, 18 years old when arrested after an incident on May 13, and Lincoln resident Ahmir Bailey, 19 at the time, were taken into […]

Arrest warrant obtained on rape charge

DOVER — A 33-year-old man is sought on a second-degree rape charges of a then 6-year-old girl in March 2011, Dover Police said Thursday. Authorities said the whereabouts of Juan Carlos Hernandez were unknown and he may have returned to Mexico since the alleged incident took place. Police said the girl disclosed the allegations to […]

Arrest made in September shooting in Dover

DOVER — A 22-year-old Dover man was arrested in alleged connection with the shooting of two people at a party on Sept. 8, Dover Police said Thursday. Marquis Harris was taken into custody without incident in the 300 block of East Commerce Street in Smyrna Tuesday by members of the First State Fugitive Task Force. […]

Pursuit leads to arrest of Milton burglary suspects

MILTON — The Delaware State Police arrested two suspects Saturday after a police chase revealed that the two occupants were wanted on burglary charges. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occured when troopers where advised that the Fenwick Island Police Department was in pursuit of vehicle in the area of […]

Dover juvenile arrested on weapons charge

DOVER — The Delaware State Police arrested a juvenile after a shoplifting incident led to the discovery of a weapon. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, at the Valero Shore Stop located at 2636 S. State St. when the store manager advised a […]