Delaware rolls back restrictions on gun shops, auto dealerships

SMYRNA — Brian Brown was back in business Friday morning but didn’t have much left to offer. The rush to buy guns and ammunition largely cleaned out his Smyrna Sporting Goods inventory. Thus, the governor’s order Thursday night to ease sales restrictions barely impacted sales. Just past 11 a.m., Mr. Brown said he’d seen one […]

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 […]

Guns, ammunition sales surge in Downstate Delaware

SMYRNA — Ron Jackson’s futile search for a Glock 42 .380 caliber handgun continued on Monday. A quick check at Smyrna Sporting Goods downtown didn’t pan out. Earlier, he had no luck at Shooter’s Choice less than eight miles to the south on U.S. 13 in the Cheswold-Dover area. “They didn’t have one there either,” […]

Middletown barricade incident ends with arrest

MIDDLETOWN — A 42-year-old Middletown man was arrested Tuesday morning after a barricade situation that followed a shots fired incident the night before, Delaware State Police said. Richard P. Money Jr. was located at his home in the 1900 block of Middleneck Road. He was seen with a firearm, police said, and a trooper discharged […]

Traffic stop brings gun, drug charges

DOVER — A 24-year-old woman was arrested on drug and gun charges following a Friday night traffic stop of an equipment violation, police said. Takeya Benson was stopped in the area of Federal and East Loockerman streets at approximately 11:53 p.m. and Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said officers detected a strong marijuana […]

Lincoln man faces murder charge in ’19 Dover shooting

DOVER — A 23-year-old Lincoln man was arrested Friday in connection with a murder at a residence in Dover early last year, Delaware State Police said. Jaquell A. McDonald was taken into custody without incident on Walker Road in the area of Kenton Road at around 4:10 p.m., authorities said. Jesse Stanford, 30, of Cambridge, […]

Milton residence struck in gunfire incident

MILTON — No injuries were reported in a shots fired incident at a residence in the 18000 block of Hudson Road Monday night, authorities said, Delaware State Police said a 33-year-old man and his 61-year-old mother were inside the home at approximately 5:20 p.m. when an unknown suspect or suspects discharged a firearm from outside […]

Commentary: Richmond proves the left hates you and your guns

Virginia’s 2nd Amendment rally was a huge disappointment for Big Nanny Mike Bloomberg, Gov. Ralph Northam and gun-grabbing busybodies across the nation. The event failed to produce the Reichstag Fire the left was secretly hoping would occur. Over 22,000 armed 2nd Amendment supporters gathered in the state capital with loaded firearms and there wasn’t even […]

Police investigate early morning shots fired in Dover

DOVER — Approximately 17 rounds struck a residence during an early morning shooting incident Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Troopers responded to the unit block of Steele Road in the Kent Acres neighborhood at approximately 1:40 a.m., authorities said, after the home’s occupants said they were awakened by gunshots. Four […]

Woman shot at planned fight discussed on social media

FELTON — A 19-year-old female remained in critical condition Tuesday following a weekend shooting incident connected to an ongoing feud and fight, Delaware State Police said. Police said approximately 15 to 25 persons went to the 1300 block of Barney Jenkins Road Sunday to witness a planned fight that had been discussed on social media. […]