Burglary at DOT Discount Store 4-27-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12734

Date/Time:  Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 2:31AM

Location:  DOT Discount Store, 1255 S. State Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating the second burglary of DOT Discount in five days.  The second incident occurred at 2:31AM on Thursday morning, when an unknown suspect broke the glass to the business with a rock.  Once inside, the suspect stole cigarettes and lottery tickets before fleeing in an unknown direction.  The suspect is seen wearing dark pants, a black/dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, and gloves, while placing items into a black trash bag.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 4-27-17

The following images contain the newest Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notifications for the City of Dover.  If there any questions or concerns, please contact the Dover Police Sex Offender Enforcement Unit.


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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 4-26-17

The following images contain the newest Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notifications for the City of Dover.  If there any questions or concerns, please contact the Dover Police Sex Offender Enforcement Unit.


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Shots Fired on S. New Street 4-26-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12621

Date/Time:  Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 3:02AM

Location:  Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning in the unit block of S. New Street.  At approximately 3:02AM, officers responded to the area for numerous reports of shots being fired.  Officers canvassed the area and learned that an occupied home and an unoccupied vehicle were struck by the gunfire.  No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Dover Man Wanted After Fleeing in Stolen Vehicle During Traffic Stop 4-24-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12221

Date/Time:  Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 11:22PM

Location:  Loockerman Street and S. New Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is seeking Christopher Sudler (24) after he fled in a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop on Friday night.  At approximately 11:22PM, a Dover police officer stopped a gold GMC Yukon in the area of Loockerman Street and South New Street for a registration violation.  The driver, Christopher Sudler, provided the officer with a name, as he claimed to not have identification on him.  When the officer conducted a computer check, it was discovered that the name provided belonged to an incarcerated inmate.  After learning the true identity of the driver, the officer approached the vehicle again, when Sudler fled the area.  Due to public safety concerns, a pursuit was not initiated.  At approximately 11:45PM, the owner of the GMC Yukon reported it stolen to the Dover Police Department.  The vehicle was later recovered on Silver Lake Blvd. after it struck a curb.

Sudler is currently wanted on the following charges:
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Disregarding Police Officer Signal
-Criminal Impersonation
-Several Traffic Offenses

Christopher Sudler

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Burglary at DOT Discount Store 4-22-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12240

Date/Time:  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 4:13AM

Location:  DOT Discount Store, 1255 S. State Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning burglary that occurred at the DOT Discount Store in the Carrol’s Corner Shopping Center.  The incident occurred at 4:13AM, when a male suspect broke the glass storefront and went inside the business.  While inside, the suspect stole 32 cartons of Newport Cigarettes and scratch off lottery tickets.   Surveillance video shows a thin male suspect, wearing black sneakers, dark pants, a light-colored sleeveless hooded shirt, and purple latex gloves.  The suspect filled a black trash bag with the stolen items before fleeing the business.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Gold Alert Issued for Dover Man 4-19-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-11909

Date/Time:  Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 9:12AM

Location:  Dover Mall, Dick’s Sporting Goods, 1365 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing Dover man.  Eric Lyncha (21), was last seen at his employer (Dick’s Sporting Goods) in the Dover Mall at 4:50AM on Wednesday.  There is concern for Eric Lyncha’s safety due to previous existing conditions.  Lyncha operates a Blue Mazda 6 with DE Registration: 525816.

Eric Lyncha

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Three Shot in Towne Point Apartments Home Invasion 4-18-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-11722

Date/Time:  Monday, April 18th, 2017 at 2:09PM

Location:  Towne Point Apartments, 820 Carvel Drive, I-Bldg, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Monday afternoon in the Towne Point Apartment complex.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:09PM in I Building.  The Dover Police Department initially received a call for an active home invasion inside of I Building.  While officers were rushing to the scene, several calls were received that numerous gunshots were fired in the area.  Arriving officers, found two men lying on the ground between I and G Building suffering from gunshot wounds.  Further investigation revealed that one of those men was a victim of the home invasion, who had exchanged gunfire with multiple suspects.  The second man who was shot, was a suspect from the home invasion.  Several hours later, a third person suffering from gunshot wounds arrived at Christiana Hospital.  It was learned that this person was involved in the home invasion and exchange of gunfire that followed.

Due to the ongoing investigation, the department will not be releasing any further information at this time.  An updated press release will be published once the investigation is completed.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

MEDIA NOTE:  
PIO M/CPL. Mark Hoffman will not be in the office from April 17th-April 23rd, 2017, but can be reached by cellphone and email with any questions.

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5,200 Bags of Heroin, $1,011 Cash Seized During Traffic Stop 4-17-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-11703

Date/Time:  Monday, April 17th, 2017 at 10:45AM

Location:  North State Street at Division Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested Devron Powell (36, Dover) on numerous drug charges following a Monday morning traffic stop.  At approximately 10:45AM, the Dover Police Department Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole observed Powell driving a vehicle in the area of North State Street and Division Street, with a suspended driver’s license.  Once stopped, officers discovered 5,200 bags of heroin, 1.3 grams of marijuana, and $1011.00 in drug proceeds.  Powell was arrested without incident and will be charged with the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (x2)
-Driving While Suspended

Devron Powell

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Shooting in Capital Green Neighborhood 4-17-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-11671

Date/Time:  Monday, April 18th, 2017 at 1:14AM

Location:  Alley between Sussex Avenue and Collins Drive, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting of a 22-year-old man on Monday morning.  Officers responded to the alley between Sussex Avenue and Collins Drive for a reported shooting at 1:14AM.  Upon arrival, officers located the victims vehicle, but the victim had fled to a nearby business.  The victim was contacted and transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for gunshot wounds to the arm, abdomen, and leg.

The victims vehicle was transported to the Dover Police Department and a search warrant was obtained after a Dover Police K9 alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle.  During the subsequent vehicle search, officers located 65.1 grams of marijuana and a .22 caliber revolver n the vehicle.

As a result, the victim was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited

 

 

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