Police: Aggressive driving brings drug, traffic charges

FELTON — A 19-year-old Dover man was arrested on criminal and traffic charges following a traffic stop on Thursday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Michael T. Nickles was allegedly passing cars on the shoulder of U.S. 13, braking suddenly in front of vehicles, speeding, failed to stop at a red light […]

Stormy sky

Brett Williams took this photo Aug. 2 in Felton while a storm front passed by.

Police investigating Felton-area gunshots

FELTON — The Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident from Sunday night. Police said troopers responded to the 5000 block of Canterbury Road at approximately 10:34 p.m. after reports of a residence struck by gunfire. Police learned the home was hit 11 times while a 20-year-old man, 20-year-old woman, 55-year-old man and […]

Proactive patrol leads to drug arrest

FELTON — A 21-year-old Frederica man was arrested on felony drug charges after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped during a proactive patrol by Delaware State Police, spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. According to authorities, Bruce S. Patricella provided a fictitious name when the vehicle was stopped at approximately 12:43 p.m. on […]

COVID testing for Delaware teachers begins

As educators gear up for the return to school, they’ll be taking tests themselves — COVID-19 ones, anyway. The state has released 11,000 links to at-home tests for educators across the state as many look toward a Sept. 8 start date. Lake Forest School District — which will start school the day after Labor Day […]

Felton man charged with burglary

FELTON — The Delaware State Police have arrested 31-year-old Stephen C. Lemmons, of Felton, on three felony burglary-related charges. Police said troopers responded to Hopkins Cemetery Road around 5:45 p.m. Sunday to recover a reported stolen John Deere riding lawn mower and Honda three wheel ATV. After investigative measures, police determined the property was stolen […]

Felton man charged with attempted murder

DOVER — A 20-year-old Felton man has been charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder regarding an incident where multiple shots were fired at a group of people June 19. Delaware State Police said the incident took place in the Uncle Willies parking lot at 5485 S. DuPont Highway. Troopers were dispatched at 10:52 […]

Ninth-offense DUI arrest made in Felton

FELTON – A 63-year-old Dover man was charged with his ninth DUI of alcohol following a single-vehicle crash Sunday night, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Terry L. Brooks was located after his vehicle exited Mid State Road, west of Robbins Road, at approximately 8:39 p.m., authorities said. The vehicle then struck […]

‘The Early Bird’

Karen Williams of Felton took this photo of “The Early Bird” on May 20 in Felton.

Killens water park closed due to coronavirus case

FELTON — A staff member at the Killens Pond State Park water park has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the water park will be closed until at least July 24, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Friday. Officials say the staff member is asymptomatic but was tested based on […]