Police: Several persons struck by vehicle

ELLENDALE — A 37-year-old woman was charged with multiple counts of reckless endangering after allegedly trying to strike several people with her vehicle Wednesday morning, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers were dispatched at approximately 9:05 a.m. to a residence in the 13000 block of S. Old State […]

Ellendale man faces felony DUI charge in fatal accident

HARRINGTON — An Ellendale man has been charged with felony driving under the influence after a single-car accident left a Denton, Maryland, man dead. The Delaware State Police said the incident occurred at approximately 6:36 p.m. Friday. Frederick Wildt, 34, was driving a 1996 Ford Explorer eastbound on Flatiron Road toward Hammondtown Road when he […]

Suspects sought in Ellendale home invasion

ELLENDALE — Multiple suspects were sought following a home invasion early Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. The incident occurred at approximately 1:50 a.m. at a residence on New Hope Road. Arriving troopers were told that a 35-year-old female was struck in the head after suspects entered. It was not immediately known […]

Firearm allegedly found after Ellendale pursuit

ELLENDALE — A 26-year-old Ellendale man was arrested Monday after a vehicle pursuit brought the discovery of a firearm, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. According to authorities, Qwantay V. Taylor was driving a vehicle with five juveniles ages 2 to 15 inside when police tried to stop the car for a […]

Handgun-involved domestic incident brings arrest

ELLENDALE — A 24-year-old Camden-Wyoming man was arrested on a firearm charge following a domestic incident with his father on Thursday, Delaware State Police said. John T. Shorts allegedly pointed a gun at his father and threatened to kill him at a home in the 18000 block of S. Old State Road. He was later […]

Two arrested after drugs found in vehicle

ELLENDALE — Two 20-year-old men were arrested after a Monday vehicle pursuit brought the alleged discovery of drugs, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said that at approximately 3:29 a.m., a trooper observed a white Ford Crown Victoria traveling southbound on U.S. 113 in the area of Fleatown Road at a […]

Millsboro man charged with failure to obey an emergency order

ELLENDALE — A 31-year-old Millsboro man was facing a failure to obey an emergency order charge after a Sunday traffic stop, authorities said. Ellendale Police Chief Bruce E. VonGoerres said he was parked at New Hope Community Center when two vehicles — one with spinning tires — allegedly sped past shortly after 1:30 p.m. A […]

Maryland man charged with stalking, harassment in Delaware

MILFORD — A 34-year-old Maryland man was arrested on stalking and harassment charges for alleged incidents involving former co-workers, authorities said. John W. Dyes, of East New Market, turned himself in to police and was charged in two cases, then found to be involved in a third alleged incident, Delaware State Police said. Two persons […]

Five Kent and Sussex communities will receive money for housing projects

CLAYMONT — Dover, Ellendale, Milford, Milton and Seaford were among seven cities and towns in Delaware that received part of $1 million from Delaware’s Housing Development Fund to help spur seven affordable housing projects statewide. Gov. John Carney announced the awards on Wednesday and was joined by Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben […]

Letter to the Editor: Group worked tirelessly for Ellendale clean water

We, the members of the Ellendale Civic and Community Improvement Association (ECCIA) are grateful for the coverage of the Clean Water Project in Ellendale. The Sunday, Aug. 11 edition of the Delaware State News reported the Delaware Public Service Commission approved the certificate of public convenience and necessity application for Sussex County to provide water […]