Arrest made after alleged residential burglaries

DOVER — A 25-year-old man was arrested after a series of alleged residential burglaries in the Dover East Estates Mobile Home Park, Dover Police said Tuesday. Jason Sammons was developed as a suspect after detectives pursued leads indicating he was allegedly involved in a series of burglaries between April and July, authorities said. Mr. Sammons […]

Dover police chief asks for removal of photo from candidate’s website

DOVER — 17th Senatorial District candidate Justin King, the mayor of Camden, recently was chided by Dover’s chief of police over a modified photo of law enforcement on his website. While Mr. King has since removed the image in question, he believes the issue was mishandled by Dover officials, causing it to be blown out […]

Four teens indicted in Dover shooting

DOVER — Four teenagers were indicted Monday for their alleged roles in an April shooting incident that left a 42-year-old man wounded in the leg, according to court documents. Khahiem Lewis, 17 when arrested, Zymire Martinez, 15, Alton Kinsey, 17, and Shiheem Durham, 16, were all charged with first-degree assault and other alleged offenses following […]

Suspect sought in Dover shooting death

DOVER — A 42-year-old man was sought in a June 22 shooting death at Liberty Court Apartments, Dover Police said Friday. Police said Timothy Safford should be considered armed and dangerous and asked anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 911 or their local police department immediately. According to authorities, Sylvester Lee, 41, of […]

Dover search warrant brings drug charges

DOVER — A 41-year-old Dover man was arrested on drug charges last Friday after a search warrant at his home, authorities said. Marvin Hardy was taken into custody without incident in the 100 block of S/W Kings Highway at 1:55 p.m., Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Delaware Probation and Patrol also took […]

Clayton man killed by gunfire at Liberty Court Apartments

DOVER — A 41-year-old Clayton man was shot and killed at Liberty Court Apartments at 1289 Walker Road on Friday night, according to Dover Police Department spokesman Master Corp. Mark Hoffman. Dover police responded to Liberty Court for reports of a shooting at around 9:41 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they found Sylvester Lee lying […]

DUI charge follows crash into 7-11

DOVER — A 25-year-old Dover woman was charged with DUI and other offenses after her vehicle crashed through the front of a 7-11 on U.S. 13 early Sunday morning, Dover Police said. According to authorities, Andrea Wayman put her parked car in drive at approximately 1:48 a.m. and it crashed into the store. Two persons […]

Burglary reported at Dover Redner’s grocery store

DOVER — Unknown suspects burglarized the Redner’s grocery store in the Greentree Shopping Center early Friday morning. Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said the incident at 25 Greenway Square occurred at approximately 4:57 a.m. when suspects forced entry into the business by prying open the front doors. Once they were inside, they attached […]

Man shot in head in The Hamlet

DOVER — A 21-year-old man was shot in the head Thursday night while jogging from his residence to pay for an earlier bar tab, Dover Police said. According to authorities, the man was wounded with “bird shot” from a firearm discharged from a vehicle in the unit block of Village Drive in The Hamlet area […]

Dover man gets 10 years for stabbing

DOVER — Jaquan Crump, 22, of Dover, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a 2017 stabbing, the Delaware Department of Justice said Friday. Deputy Attorney General Marie Graham secured the sentence for Crump who was convicted by a Superior Court jury in February of first-degree assault and possession of a deadly weapon during […]