Bridgeville man charged with drug offenses

BRIDGEVILLE — A 42-year-old Bridgeville man was charged with drug offenses after Delaware State Police Governors Task Force and Probation and Parole officers responded to a residence in the 11000 block of Evans Drive for a criminal investigation, authorities said. Police said Jerome W. Charleston was the lone resident upon arrival. Approximately 6.279 grams of […]

Man arrested after vehicle strikes acquaintance

BRIDGEVILLE — A 19-year-old Seaford man was arrested after his vehicle struck an acquaintance during an alleged confrontation Wednesday afternoon, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. According to authorities, Stephen J. Disilvestri allegedly drove to a residence on Sunnyside Road, drove into the yard and directly into the path of the acquaintance, […]

Delaware officials concerned about virus spread in Western Sussex

WILMINGTON — The Delaware Division of Public Health is continuing to monitor higher levels of community spread in Western Sussex County. DPH Director Dr. Karyl Rattay said at the state’s weekly COVID-19 press briefing on Tuesday Bridgeville, Seaford and Laurel are at the top of the list in terms of percent-positive rates of the virus. […]

Blood drive set to honor late Woodbridge quarterback Haynes

GREENWOOD — The inaugural 4Troy Foundation Blood Drive, to honor the life of the late Troy Haynes, is scheduled for Saturday through a partnership with the Blood Bank of Delmarva. The blood drive is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the VFW, 301 Mill St., Greenwood. Interested participants can sign up online at […]

Bridgeville man arrested on weapons, traffic charged

BRIDGEVILLE — An 18-year-old Bridgeville resident was arrested on weapons and traffic charges Sunday night. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper, at approximately 9:10, troopers responded to Deer Forest Road in Bridgeville for a report of a black Chevrolet Silverado driving erratically. Officers contacted the 65-year-old male victim, who advised that […]

COVID-19 violations at Bridgeville rodeo result in 3 charges and $21,000 fine

BRIDGEVILLE — Three administrative charges were filed against the licensee of an outdoor rodeo festival hosted in Bridgeville last weekend and two previous indoor events, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) announced on Friday. The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) officers, who […]

Delaware urges virus testing for Bridgeville event attendees

DOVER — As the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced a total of four new COVID-19-related deaths on Thursday, it also strongly encouraged COVID-19 testing for anyone who attended a rodeo event on Sunday at Rancho El 24 in Bridgeville. Individuals who attended this event are advised to get tested as soon as possible […]

Bridgeville man arrested on assault, criminal charges

BRIDGEVILLE — A 40-year-old Bridgeville man was arrested on assault and criminal charges following a Tuesday night altercation, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Howard Page was taken into custody without incident at his residence, following an alleged assault in the 18000 block of Wesley Church Road, authorities said. Police said a […]

Investigation ongoing into massive gathering deemed illegal under COVID restrictions

BRIDGEVILLE – Multiple state agencies, including Delaware State Police, are investigating a large gathering staged Sunday, east of Bridgeville – an event state officials label “illegal” during COVID restrictions and a potential “super spreader” that may have put hundreds of attendees at risk. State police spokeswoman Cpl. Heather Pepper said attendance was estimated at 1,500 […]

Bridgeville pursuit leads to drug seizure

BRIDGEVILLE — A Wednesday night vehicle pursuit led to an arrest and the discovery of cocaine and heroin, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Authorities said Adam Walls, 41, of Bridgeville, was wanted on an active warrant when troopers attempted to arrest him at 7 p.m. at the Royal Farms at 18657 […]