Attempted burglary arrest in Greenwood

GREENWOOD — A 35-year-old Greenwood man was charged with first-degree attempted burglary after police were dispatched to a residence on Wednesday. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper, Roy G. Murray III was arrested after troopers were called to a residence in the 6000 block of Hickman Road at approximately 11:27 a.m. […]

Police: Charges filed after false shooting report

Brandon Jones Tycere S. Bryant, MILLSBORO — Three persons were charged following an alleged falsely reported shooting incident, Delaware State Police said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers were dispatched to a shots fired report on Monday at approximately 2 p.m.. Upon arrival in the area of Lynch and Daisey roads, three persons […]

Shots fired in Felton, leads sought

FELTON — Police are seeking leads after a shots fired incident at approximately 11 p.m. Monday night. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers found numerous shell casings in the roadway after being dispatched to the 1300 block of Barney Jenkins Road. Police said a residence was struck numerous times by […]

Domestic stabbing incident leads to arrest

DOVER — A 41-year-old Dover woman was arrested in connection with allegedly stabbing her boyfriend during a domestic dispute, authorities said. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said the initial incident was reported at approximately 1:42 a.m. on March 31. A 35-year-old Dover man was reportedly walking along South State Street in the […]

IRS issues warning about Coronavirus-related scams

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. These contacts can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft. “We urge people to take extra care during this period. The IRS isn’t going to call […]

Two arrested in Smyrna robbery case

SMYRNA — Two arrests following an alleged March 26 robbery at a boat ramp parking lot, Delaware State Police said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers went to the scene off Woodland Beach Road at approximately 2:42 a.m. They learned that an 18-year-old male arrived at the boat ramp area with Xavier D. […]

Millsboro man charged with failure to obey an emergency order

ELLENDALE — A 31-year-old Millsboro man was facing a failure to obey an emergency order charge after a Sunday traffic stop, authorities said. Ellendale Police Chief Bruce E. VonGoerres said he was parked at New Hope Community Center when two vehicles — one with spinning tires — allegedly sped past shortly after 1:30 p.m. A […]

Two drug arrests follow traffic violations

MILTON — Two drug arrests followed a traffic violation stop Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Harry D. Johnson Jr., 52, of Milton, was driving when stopped at approximately 3:11 p.m. in the area of Harbeson and Cool Spring roads. A 48-year-old female from Harbeson was a passenger. A strong marijuana […]

Millsboro shooting incident injures one

MILLSBORO — A 41-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries when shot during a Wednesday night incident at a residence, authorities said. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said the wounded man arrived at Beebe Medical Center and troopers were contacted. Police determined that he was shot in the upper body while trying to […]

Court rejects appeal in soccer tournament shootings

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DOVER — Delaware’s Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by one of two gang members convicted of murder in a soccer tournament shooting that left three people dead. The court affirmed a Superior Court judge’s finding that Jeffrey Phillips had failed to show that his trial lawyer was ineffective. The justices also upheld the […]

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