Gold Alert Issued for Missing Dover Man

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-11996

Date/Time:   Friday, April 19th, 2019 at approximately 2:00PM

Location: Blue Coat Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a Dover man.  Charlie McClain (age: 63) was last seen at his residence on Blue Coat Street at approximately 2:00PM on Friday, April 19th, 2019 and was last heard from via phone at approximately 8:00PM on the same date.  McClain operates a bronze Cadillac SRX Sport Utility Vehicle with an unknown PA registration.  He is approximately 5’6″, 220 pounds, with black hair, gray beard, and wears glasses.  McClain also suffers from medical conditions that may affect his health and safety if not properly monitored and treated.  If you have any information on McClain’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111

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Pizza Robbery Suspect Tracked by K9 and Arrested 4-20-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-11894

Date/Time:  Friday, April 19th, 2019n at 3:24PM

Location:  My Roma Pizza, 1008 Lafferty Lane, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Radames Guzman (23), of Magnolia, on armed robbery charges after robbing My Roma Pizza on Friday afternoon.  At approximately 3:24PM, Guzman entered the business and displayed what appeared to be a black handgun and demanded money,.  Guzman fled on foot after the robbery and the Dover Police Patrol Unit established a perimeter to locate the suspect.  K9 Gerome began a track of the suspects path of travel and located some of Guzman’s clothing in a wooded area as well as a black BB gun.  K9 Gerome continued his track and flushed out Guzman from a wooded area and then was apprehended without incident by patrol officers who formed a secure perimeter.

Guzman was charged with Robbery 1st Degree and Wearing a Disguise During Commission of a Felony.  Bond info and mugshot were not available at the time of release.

K9 Gerome
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Three Injured During Fight After Patrons Leave Allure Night Club 4-17-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-11612

Date/Time:  Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 between 1:00AM-1:40AM

Location:  Allure Night Club, 865 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, DE (and surrounding parking lots)

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a fight that led to three people being treated for wounds sustained from a knife or blade.  Officers responded to Allure Night Club in reference to a large fight after the club let patrons out.  Arriving officers stated they observed approximately 100 people in the area, with many acting disorderly.  After clearing the crowd, officers were called to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for three victims who were stabbed or cut during the initial fight.

Three male victims (ages 23, 23, and 22) were all being treated for non-life threatening cuts caused by an unknown weapon/instrument.  All victims were expected to be treated and released for their wounds.  

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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CANCELLED: Gold Alert Issued for Missing Teen Girl 4-16-2019

UPDATE:
The Gold Alert issued for Victoria Renda has been cancelled after she was successfully located and returned home on the morning of April 16th, 2019.

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-11460

Date/Time:   Monday, April 15th, 2019 at 6:30AM

Location:  Dover High School, 1 Dover High Drive, 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 16-year-old.  Victoria Renda was reported missing on Monday, April 15th.  Renda left Dover High School on her own after 1st period.  She was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt that says “Ocean City” on the front, black pants with a white stripe down the sides, and black and white shoes..  Renda has a condition that may present health or safety concerns if not properly treated/maintained.    If you have any information on Johnson’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

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Gold Alert Issued for Missing Teen Girl 4-15-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-11460

Date/Time:   Monday, April 15th, 2019 at 6:30AM

Location:  Dover High School, 1 Dover High Drive, 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 16-year-old.  Victoria Renda was reported missing on Monday, April 15th.  Renda left Dover High School on her own after 1st period.  She was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt that says “Ocean City” on the front, black pants with a white stripe down the sides, and black and white shoes..  Renda has a condition that may present health or safety concerns if not properly treated/maintained.    If you have any information on Johnson’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

Victoria Renda

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Applications Being Accepted for City of Dover Police Cadets 4-15-2019

The City of Dover is currently recruiting for part-time Police Cadets with an application deadline of May 6, 2019.  The essential functions of these positions will be to provide law enforcement assistance to the Police Department.

The primary duties will include Patrol of assigned areas in the Downtown Dover and the Dover Public Library area to enforce City of Dover Ordinances and to assist other police personnel as directed; assist in the administrative and operational goals of the department.  OFFICIAL DOVER POLICE CADET PROGRAM

This position requires excellent communications skills as well as a valid driver’s license along with a high school diploma, attendance in college is preferred.  An in-depth background investigation and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening will be conducted. A physical fitness test is required. To apply, submit a City of Dover Police Department employment application and a cover letter to:  City of Dover Police Department, 400 South Queen Street, Dover, DE  19904. An application can be obtained from the City of Dover’s Police Department website at:  www.doverpolice.org/careers or at www.cityofdover.com/jobs.

  The City of Dover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Two Arrested on Drug Charges After Officers Witness Drug Sale 4-11-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10719

Date/Time:  Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 11:31AM

Location:  Schoolview Lane at Wilson Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

Two men were arrested on drug charges after officers observed them conducting drug transactions on Tuesday morning.  While conducting surveillance in the area of Walker Road and Ann Avenue, officers observed Jordan carter (23) and Jhashawn Landry (22) conduct a drug transaction.  The pair then left the area and conducted a second transaction ad were then contacted by police.  Landry and Carter were found to be in possession of 20 grams of crack cocaine, 4.9 grams of marijuana, and one dose of ecstasy. 

Jordan Carter was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Delivery of Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Jhashawn Landry was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Ecstasy
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Jordan Carter

Jhashawn Landry

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Residential Burglary on Pebble Valley Drive 4-11-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10818

Date/Time:  See Narrative

Location:  200 Block of Pebble Valley Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred in the 200 Block of Pebble Valley Drive.  Between 11:00PM on April 9th and 5:00AM on April 10th, an unknown suspect entered an open garage door at the residence and took items from inside of the victim’s vehicle.  The suspect then entered the home and took multiple items from the first floor, including car keys.  The suspect then fled the residence.  Several items were located in the wooded area south of the residence and given back to the owner.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Green Alert Cancelled for Dover Man 4-10-2019

UPDATE: The Green Alert issued for James Fizer has been cancelled after he was successfully located in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10827

Date/Time:   Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at 7:13AM

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Green Alert for a missing Dover man.  James Fizer (40) was last seen leaving his home on Katrina Way in Dover in a black 2005 Ford Explorer.  He was last seen wearing a green Carhart jacket, tan pants, and tan boots.  Fizer is approximately 5’8″ tall, stocky build, with black hair, a trimmed black beard, and glasses.  Fizer has a condition that may present issues with his health if not monitored and treated correctly.  

If you have any information on Fizer’s whereabouts, please contact 302-736-7111.

James Fizer
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Suspect Arrested in 7-11 Robbery 4-10-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10798

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at approximately 11:32PM

Location:  7-11, 654 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested 39-year-old Bryan Neal on robbery charges after robbing a 7-11 store on N. DuPont Highway on Tuesday night.  Neal entered the 7-11 business at approximately 11:32PM and displayed a knife, demanding money.  Neal fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and four packs of cigarettes.  A short time later, patrol units checking the area, located Neal in the area of Nimitz Drive and Miller Drive.  Neal attempted to flee from officers, but did give up and was taken into custody without incident.

Neal was committed to SCI on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited
-Resisting Arrest

Bryan Neal

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