Children’s clothing store burglarized overnight

DOVER — The Carter’s children’s store was burglarized early Thursday morning, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Authorities said an unknown suspect used a large rock to break a front window to the business at approximately 3:11 a.m. Once inside, the suspect removed several clothing items and fled. Arriving officers located a vehicle […]

Man injured in Dover shooting

DOVER — A 41-year-old man was shot in the hip in downtown Dover on Saturday. The shooting happened at 9:25 p.m. after the victim, said he was shot when a group of subjects began to fight in the area of South New Street and Reed Street, said Cpl. Mark Hoffman of the Dover Police Department. […]

Dover police probe shooting

DOVER — The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning that left a 26-year-old female with a minor injury. Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said that, at 2:45 a.m., officers responded to the unit block of South New Street for a report of several shots fired. Arriving officers learned […]

Two men charged in July 4 shooting

DOVER — The Dover Police Department announced Thursday it has arrested two suspects believed to be involved in a July 4 shooting. Police said the incident occurred at approximately 6:24 p.m. when a 22-year-old man returned to his apartment in the 100 block of Katrina Way and found three individuals inside. The suspects fled when […]

Man arrested for two Dover robberies in same day

DOVER — The Dover Police Department arrested a 38-year-old man twice on Saturday after they said he committed two separate robberies. Dover police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said the first incident occurred at 7:44 a.m., when Michael Hill entered the Holy Cross Church at 631 S. State St. and was stealing money from a […]

Armed robbery at Save-A-Lot

DOVER — An armed suspect demanded and received an undisclosed amount of cash during a Wednesday night robbery at the Save-A-Lot Grocery Store at 650 S. Bay Road, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. The suspect was wielding a black handgun and fled across South Bay Road into a Blue Hen Corporate Center […]

Dover man, 23, arrested in pair of armed robberies

HARRINGTON — A wanted 23-year-old Dover man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly committing two armed robberies in a three-day span, according to police in a new release and court documents. After reviewing surveillance video and other evidence, Harrington Police spokesman Capt. Earl K. Brode said Deandre T. Bennett was apprehended in Dover, where an arrest […]

Morris Correction Center absconder sought

DOVER — A 30-year-old Dover man was sought after failing to return from an approved job seeking pass Wednesday, Delaware Department of Correction spokeswoman Katherine Weber said. Antonio Powell’s whereabouts were unknown and unauthorized and a warrant for escape after conviction was issued. Powell was described as a 6-foot, 160 pound black male with brown […]

Dover Police Youth Academy members put through their paces

SMYRNA — Javi Marroquin promised a high-intensity hour but the workout stretched to 70 minutes. There was so much to accomplish — including several essential water breaks and quick rests — inside the CrossFit Killshot owner’s gymnasium Thursday morning. Several law enforcement vehicles arrived at 8:30 a.m. sharp, loaded with officers and 14 kids attending […]

Man held in shootings that damaged Dover homes, vehicles

DOVER — A 22-year-old Lincoln man was arrested just after midnight Thursday after separate shootings damaging multiple homes and vehicles, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. The incidents occurred in the 100 block of Willis Road at approximately 10:01 p.m. Wednesday and the Manchester Square neighborhood at roughly 12:09 a.m. Thursday. Authorities said […]