Police: No foul play suspected in Firefly attendee’s death

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DOVER – No foul play was suspected as investigation into the death of a 20-year-old Philadelphia woman attending the 2018 Firefly Music Festival continued Sunday, authorities said. While the cause of Caroline Friedman’s death was unknown, Dover Police said an autopsy and toxicology results were pending. The late woman was reported unconscious at her campsite […]

Smyrna woman, 25, dies in crash

DOVER — A 25-year-old Smyrna woman died Friday night after being hit by a vehicle while walking in the area of U.S. 13 north of Fast Landing Road, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police, investigation determined that Larissa M. Tallhamer was running westbound across the northbound lane of U.S. 13 when struck by a […]

Domestic incident brings Frankford wife’s arrest

FRANKFORD — A 52-year-old Frankford woman was arrested on assault and other related charges stemming from an alleged domestic incident with her husband, authorities said. Delaware State Police said Kimberly F. Church allegedly engaged in a domestic dispute with her 60-year-old husband at their residence on June 4. The verbal argument led to Mrs. Church […]

Two burglaries lead to charges against Felton man

MAGNOLIA — A 19-year-old Felton man was arrested in alleged connection with two burglaries and other related offenses in the Magnolia and Dover area, Delaware State Police said. The first alleged incident occurred sometime Sunday and Thursday when a suspect broke into the London Village Baptist Chapel at 568 Millchop Lane in Magnolia through a […]

Laurel man gets 11 years prison following plea

GEORGETOWN — A 22-year-old Laurel man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for his guilty plea to attempted rape and burglary charges, the Delaware Department of Justice said Friday. Deputy Attorney General Casey L. Ewart secured the sentence for Tyrone Jenkins-Heath. In May 2017, the DOJ said, Jenkins-Heath broke into a home on Penn […]

Greenwood drug investigation brings arrests

GREENWOOD — A month long drug investigation culminated with multiple arrests Monday, Delaware State Police said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, at approximately 6:04 a.m., the Sussex County Drug Unit responded to the 10900 block of Webb Farm Road. Investigation determined that cocaine and heroin were allegedly being distributed from the residence, police […]

Domestic incident ends with vehicle-related injury.

BRIDGEVILLE — A 21-year-old Bridgeville man was arrested after an alleged domestic incident led to his brother being struck by a vehicle, Delaware State Police said. Authorities said the alleged incident occurred at approximately 5:08 p.m. when troopers were dispatched to the 20700 block of Booker T. Washington Street for an assault complaint. Upon arrival […]

Houston man charged with disorderly conduct

MILFORD — A 51-year-old Houston man was charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly screaming at people and refusing to leave the Easy Speak parking lot Saturday, Milford Police said. Authorities said officers contacted John E. Pleasanton and he was allegedly found with marijuana during a search. He was taken into custody and charged with possession […]

Assault charge filed against Bridgeville man

SEAFORD – A 19-year-old Bridgeville man was charged with third-degree assault after an alleged incident at Meadowbridge Apartments Friday, Seaford Police said. Police said a domestic dispute resulted in a woman being assaulted by hands placed around her throat, impeding her breathing. Authorities said a woman’s cell phone was smashed after she attempted to call […]

Altercation brings multiple charges in Milford

MILFORD – A 30-year-old Magnolia man was charged with multiple offenses following an alleged altercation at a Silver Lake Estates apartment Sunday, Milford Police said. According to authorities, investigation determined that Michael S. Scott reportedly punched an exterior window of the apartment on Linstone Lane, causing the glass to break. He also allegedly made comments […]