Police trying to identify burglary suspect

DOVER — The Dover Police Department is asking for help in finding the culprit behind an early morning burglary that occurred at Wesley United Methodist Church/Preschool Friday. Police said a man entered the building, located at 209 S. State St., through an unsecured door betwee 4:10 and 5:01 a.m. When inside, he damaged a cabinet […]

Two arrested on drug charges

DOVER — Two individuals were arrested Thursday on drug charges. Authorities said 21-year-old Kevin Wilkerson and 22-year-old Teaira Steward were taken into custody after Dover police officers executed a search warrant. Police arrived at the First State Inn, located at 1760 N. Dupont Highway, and stopped the two individuals in a car as they left […]

Dover PD: Two gang members arrested

DOVER — Two men with alleged gang connections were arrested on drug and weapons charges following an early morning traffic stop Monday, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Authorities said Arthur Darden Jr., 24, of Laurel, was driving a vehicle that ran a red light on West Division Street at the South New […]

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 […]