Police: 50 bags of heroin located in traffic stop

SEAFORD — Two arrests followed after 50 bags of heroin were located in a Friday traffic stop, Seaford Police said. Larry Milburn, 52, of Delmar, was driving on Bridgeville Highway when the stop occurred. His driver’s license was found to be suspended, authorities said. Passenger Theresa Trice, 50, of Laurel, was initially seen not wearing […]

COMMENTARY: More must be done to protect Delaware’s schools

Within the last week, a student brought a gun into one of our schools. Through the quick work of teachers and a school resource officer, any incident at Middletown High School was avoided. As a result, our Appoquinimink superintendent is forming a task force with school officials and parents to examine the totality of what […]

Milford man charged after vehicle pursuit

MILFORD — A 37-year-old Milford man was charged with disregarding a police officer signal after a Monday vehicle pursuit that began on Northwest Front Street the day before. Police said that Gregory Painter was allegedly driving a Ford F150 that failed to stop for a patrol officer at approximately 10:50 p.m. Sunday. An arrest warrant […]

Dover man sought after MCCC walkaway

DOVER — A 35-year-old Dover man was sought after he failed to return to Morris Community Correctional Center from an approved work pass. The Delaware Department of Correction said Bruce Byler’s whereabouts were unknown and unauthorized. A warrant for escape after conviction was issued. Community Corrections Centers are Level 4 facilities where the Department of […]

Clayton man sentenced to 2 years for neighborhood burglary

  DOVER — A Clayton man received two years in prison Tuesday morning following his conviction last year for burglarizing a neighbor, authorities said. Richard McLamb learned his fate in Superior Court for first-degree burglary, third-degree unlawful sexual contact, and resisting arrest charges determined by a jury trial in December 2017. He was 43 years […]

Dover dance instructor, 66, pleads guilty to sex offense involving 17-year-old

DOVER — A 66-year-old dance instructor pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to a sexual offense involving a 17-year-old boy in a Dover dance studio last year. Alexander Boitsov, of Hockessin, had been scheduled for trial Monday in Superior Court before admitting to second-degree unlawful contact for an incident at The Dance Conservatory in June 2017, Delaware […]

Dover murder trial tied to police firearms expert theft case

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  DOVER — A former police firearms expert’s own legal issues were central to the separate plight of a 35-year-old man accused of murder in a 2009 Dover shooting Thursday, and a trial date was extended in the case. Larry J. Pierce is now scheduled for trial on Oct. 9 in Superior Court, pending the […]

Police: Suspects in Dover murder had shoplifted bullets

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  DOVER — Two teenagers charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Smyrna man early Sunday morning allegedly shoplifted ammunition from Dick’s Sporting Goods in Dover Mall two days earlier, Dover Police said when announcing their arrests Tuesday. Eugene Riley, 18, of Milford, and Ahmir Bailey, 19, of Lincoln, were arrested without […]

Dover police probe weekend shooting death of Smyrna man

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DOVER — On Monday, city police continued to investigate the shooting death of a 20-year-old Smyrna man from the day before. Jameir Vann-Robinson was pronounced dead at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital in Dover early Sunday morning after being shot in the back in the unit block of Mitscher Road, Dover Police said. He was transported to […]

Freed Delaware death row inmate McCoy back behind bars

HONOLULU — Isaiah McCoy walked out of a Delaware prison a free man in January 2017, five years after being convicted of murder and sentenced to death. A judge found him not guilty at a retrial, and McCoy soon began enjoying the limelight that came with his exoneration. He reveled in speaking engagements before lawyers […]