Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 3-29-17

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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Dover Police Release 2016 Annual Report 3-27-17

The Dover Police Department has publicly released the 2016 annual report in its website this morning after it was presented before Dover City Council  on Monday, March 27th.  The report can be viewed/downloaded at the following link:

2016 Dover Police Annual Report

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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Firearm Arrest 3-27-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-9051

Date/Time:  Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 10:04PM

Location: S. DuPont Highway at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department Street Crimes Unit arrested 24-year-old Brandon Thompson on drug and weapons offenses following a traffic stop on Friday night.  At approximately 10:04PM, Thompson was stopped at S. DuPont Highway at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. for an equipment violation.  Officers noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and a handgun in the vehicle in plain sight.  Officers took Thompson into custody and a further search of the vehicle and Thompson led to the discovery of 13.2 grams of marijuana, .035 grams of heroin, and 4.2 grams of MDMA.

Thompson was released on $2,310 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Controlled Substance (Tier 1 Qty-MDMA)
-Possession of Heroin
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony

Brandon Thompson
Age: 24
New Castle, DE

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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Arrest 3-26-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-8969

Date/Time:  Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 11:09AM

Location: South Kirkwood Street and Forest Street (Traffic Stop), Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested Larry Benson (29) after a traffic stop on Friday when it was discovered he was carrying two firearms.  Benson was stopped at 11:09AM in the area of South Kirkwood Street and Forest Street for a traffic violation when officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  When Benson exited the vehicle, it as discovered that there was a handgun between the driver seat and center console of the vehicle.  Officers then located a second handgun in a gym bag that was in the vehicle.  The second gun was reported stolen out of Aberdeen, MD.  Benson was charged with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon and Receiving a Stolen Firearm.  Benson was released after posting bond.

A mugshot was not available at the time of release.

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Man Arrested After Committing Lewd Acts, Harassing Women 3-24-17

Date/Time:  Friday, March 24th, 2017  (Multiple times)

Location: See Narrative

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has arrested 56-year-old Marvin Wiggins of Colonia, New Jersey for multiple counts of harassment, lewdness, and disorderly conduct after he approached several women in the Dover area on Thursday and Friday (March 23rd and 24th, 2017).  Wiggins approached women asking for advice on Baby Shower gifts or House warming gifts.  He would then fondle himself through his clothing while asking women to look at his genitalia through his sweatpants.  Wiggins committed these acts at a minimum of three locations, including: Target, TJMaxx, and Kohl’s.  All of these businesses were in Dover.  Wiggins was charged with the following offenses:
-Criminal Trespass
-Disorderly Conduct (8x)
-Lewdness (7x)
-Harassment (7x)

Marvin Wiggins

Bond information was unknown at the time of release.
Earlier Friday, Dover Police posted the following image on social media in an effort to identify Wiggins.  The photo was taken by one of the victims that Wiggins approached inside of Target.

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Missing Teen Located, Returned to Guardians 3-24-17

UPDATE:

Rebeckah Uhlmann was found safe on Friday, March 24th, 2017 and returned to her guardians.  Uhlmann was a voluntary runaway that was last seen on January 31st, 2017.

Date/Time:  January 31, 2017 at 6:16PM

Location: 200 Block of Thornton Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing juvenile.  16-year-old Rebeckah Uhlmann was last seen on January 31st when she left for school.  Uhlmann failed to return home that evening.  Uhlmann is a white female, 5’03”, approx. 218 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.  Uhlmann is believed to be a voluntary runaway, and may have been seen in the Loockerman Street area within the last two weeks.

The investigation is ongoing and 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

Rebeckah Uhlmann

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 3-23-17

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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Police Seeking Missing Runaway Teen 3-21-2017

Date/Time:  January 31, 2017 at 6:16PM

Location: 200 Block of Thornton Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing juvenile.  16-year-old Rebeckah Uhlmann was last seen on January 31st when she left for school.  Uhlmann failed to return home that evening.  Uhlmann is a white female, 5’03”, approx. 218 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.  Uhlmann is believed to be a voluntary runaway, and may have been seen in the Loockerman Street area within the last two weeks.

The investigation is ongoing and 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

Rebeckah Uhlmann

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Man Arrested for DUI After Passing Out in McDonald’s Drive Thru Lane 3-20-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-8259

Date/Time:  Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 12:50AM

Location: McDonald’s, 915 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested a 21-year-old man for a third offense DUI (felony level) on Saturday morning, just before 1:00AM.  Officers responded to McDonald’s at 915 S. DuPont Highway in Dover when they received a call about a driver passed out in the drive-thru lane.  Officers contacted Octavio Lopez-Hernandez and determined he was intoxicated and took him into custody without incident.  Lopez-Hernandez was committed to JTVCC in default of a $5,000 cash bond.

Octavio Lopez-Hernandez

 

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Stabbing on Harrison Drive, Suspect Arrested 3-20-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-8356

Date/Time:  Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at 3:12AM

Location: 1200 Block of Harrison Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested 21-year-old Daeshawn Shouman for Assault 2nd Degree and Possession of a Deadly Weapon During Commission of a Felony after he stabbed a 26-year-old man during a verbal altercation on Sunday morning.  The victim and Shouman were engaged in a verbal argument in the 1200 Block of Harrison Drive, when it became physical and spilled onto the sidewalk and roadway.  Shouman then stabbed the victim three times in the back with a pocket knife.  The victim was treated and released with non-life threatening injuries at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.  Shouman was released on a $45,000 bond.

Daeshawn Shouman
Age: 21

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