Two Arrested, Third Suspect Wanted for Thursday Morning Robbery 8-17-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-27494

Date/Time:   Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 12:15AM

Location:   Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department has arrested two men and is seeking a third in connection with an armed robbery that took place on Thursday morning.  At approximately 12:15AM, a 23-year-old male victim heard a noise outside of an apartment he was at in the unit block of S. Governors Avenue.  When he checked to see what it was, he was forced into another apartment by two suspects.  A third suspect was inside of the apartment with a handgun.  The victim was ordered to remove all of his clothing.  The victim also had car keys and cash in his pants pocket that the suspects refused to return.  The suspects told the victim to walk down the street naked or be shot in the foot.  The suspect fled the area and ran to a nearby business.  

On Thursday, August 16th at approximately 12:00PM, Jaron White (30) and Duante Morrison (25) were taken into custody at 26 S. Governors Avenue after determining they were involved in the robbery.  A third suspect, Alex Durham (24) is also wanted for the robbery.

Both White and Morrison were committed to JTVCC in default of $111,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of a Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

WANTED:
Alex Durham
Frederica, DE

Duante Morrison
Dover, DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jaron White
Dover, DE

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

 

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Six Arrested at Stoney Drive Residence on Drug and Firearms Charges 8-16-18

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-27394

Date/Time:   Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 11:15AM

Location:   63 Stoney Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

Six people were arrested on a variety of drug and weapons charges during a search warrant on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 11:15AM, officers from the Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole conducted a search warrant at 63 Stoney Drive concluding a 2-month drug investigation.  As officers approached the residence, they observed Michele Machado  exiting the home.  Machado was quickly taken into custody and found to be in possession of .2 grams of crack cocaine she just purchased at the home.  

Once inside the home, five additional people were taken into custody.  During a search of the home, officers located 24.1 grams of crack cocaine, 16.5 grams of marijuana, 4 loaded handguns, multiple rounds of ammunition, and drug paraphernalia.  

Items Seized During the Search Warrant

Lutricia Ingram was released after posting $71,200 Secured Bond on the following charges:

Lutricia Ingram

-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Marijuana
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child
-Delivery of Crack Cocaine
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree

 

Larry Harris was committed to JTVCC in default of $5,100 bond on the following charges:

Larry Harris

-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Tampering with Evidence
-Violation of Probation

 

 

 

Derek Johnson was committed to JTVCC in default of $57,200 bond on the following charges:

Derek Johnson

-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (Drugs) (2x)
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Illegal Gang Participation

 

Katherine Howard was released on $4,500 unsecured bond on the following charges:-Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited
-Maintaining a Drug Property
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree

Michele Machado was released on $700 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree

 

Dewayne Scott (17) was charged with possession of marijuana and Conspiracy 3rd Degree.  Scott was turned over to his parent/guardian.  

Katherine Howard

Michele Mochado

Dewayne Scott

 

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Deadline Approaching for Citizen’s Police Academy Applications 8-14-18

The Citizen Police Academy (CPA) is a program that meets once a week on Tuesday evenings from 6:00p.m-9:00pm from September 11th-November 13th, 2018.  This program is designed to provide members of the Dover community with additional knowledge about their police department. It allows citizens of Dover to become more educated on Dover Police Department procedure and the pressures associated within law enforcement. We seek and invite a diverse group of people who either live in or work in the City of Dover to apply.  You do not have to be a Dover citizen to attend.  There is no cost to attend the Citizen Police Academy.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN AUGUST 17TH, 2018

The purpose of the Citizen Police Academy is to accomplish three goals:

  1. To educate community members in Dover Police Department procedures and the pressures associated within law enforcement
  2. To allow the citizens of Dover to meet the men and women who serve them
  3. To provide Dover Police Department officers the opportunity to meet and hear from the citizens they serve.

Citizen Police Academy members are given a realistic view of the Department.
Topics presented include:

  • Community Policing
  • “Meet the Chief”
  • Laws of Arrest
  • Search and Seizure
  • Communications
  • Internal Affairs
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Crisis Negotiation Team
  • Crime Scene Processing and Forensics
  • Patrol Operations
  • Canine Unit
  • Vice
  • Special Response Team
  • Use of Force Training
  • Traffic Stops
  • Public Affairs

The academy meets once a week at the Dover Police Department on Tuesday evenings from 6pm-9pm.

Presentations consist of lectures, demonstrations, videos, computer presentations, and “hands on” participation. Each participant is given the opportunity to ride with an officer for one shift.

How to Obtain an Application

There are three ways to obtain an application for the Citizen’s Police Academy
1-Pick up in person at the Dover Police Department
2-DOWNLOAD CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY APPLICATION
3-COMPLETE APPLICATION ONLINE

Media representatives are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Contact

For further information contact:

Cpl. Caleb Rich
Planning and Training Unit
Dover Police Department
400 S. Queen Street
Dover, DE 19904
(302)-736-4461
Caleb.Rich@cj.state.de.us

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UPDATE: (ARREST MADE) Two Teens Robbed in Williams Park 8-10-2018

Update:
Tyshaun Blue (18), of Wilmington, DE,  has been charged with the armed robbery of two teen victims in Williams Park on Thursday afternoon.  Detectives were able to identify Blue as the suspect during the course of their investigation and obtained warrants for him.  On Friday, August 10th, 2018, Blue was stopped by Wilmington Police and Delaware Probation officers for a routine pedestrian stop.  During the stop, they learned Blue was wanted for the robberies and took him into custody without incident.  Blue was later turned over to Dover police detectives and was committed to JTVCC in default of $72,500 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Robbery 1st Degree (2x)
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited 

Mugshot was not available at the time of release.

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-26707

Date/Time:   Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 3:15PM

Location:   Williams Park, Nimitz Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of two teenagers that occurred on Thursday afternoon.  At approximately 3:15PM, two male victims (15 and 17 years old) were approached by a suspect in Williams Park off of Nimitz Road.  The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded their cell phones.  The victims complied and the suspect fled towards Nimitz Road.  The suspect was described as a black male with short hair, dark brown t-shirt, dark blue jeans, dirty red shoes, and a tattoo on his right forearm that reads “FOE.”

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

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Arrest Made After Attempted Burger King Robbery 8-10-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-26711

Date/Time:   Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 3:54PM

Location:   Burger King, 211 S, DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Dover man for an attempted robbery at Burger King.  At approximately 3:54PM, Nicolas Lynn entered the Burger King located at 211 S. DuPont Highway and handed an employee a note demanding money.  The employee refused and the suspect motioned toward his waistband and stated he had a gun.  The employee refused again and Lynn fled the area.  Officers responding to the area located Lynn and took him into custody without incident after being given a description by the victim.

Lynn was committed to JTVCC for Violation of Probation but was given a $7,000 unsecured bond on one charge of attempted robbery 1st degree.

Nicolas Lynn
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Two Teens Robbed in Williams Park 8-10-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-26707

Date/Time:   Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 3:15PM

Location:   Williams Park, Nimitz Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of two teenagers that occurred on Thursday afternoon.  At approximately 3:15PM, two male victims (15 and 17 years old) were approached by a suspect in Williams Park off of Nimitz Road.  The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded their cell phones.  The victims complied and the suspect fled towards Nimitz Road.  The suspect was described as a black male with short hair, dark brown t-shirt, dark blue jeans, dirty red shoes, and a tattoo on his right forearm that reads “FOE.”

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

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 8-9-18

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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Retired Teacher Charged with Sex Crimes Against Former Student Athlete 8-8-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-23130

Date/Time:   July of 1989-May of 1990

Location:   See Narrative

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department has charged a retired Capital School District teacher with ten counts of unlawful sexual intercourse for incidents relating to a then 14-year-old female.  Detectives were contacted on July 11th by the victim (now 43 years old) who advised that Carl Fennell (73) used to be her tennis mentor beginning at age 14.  The victim advised detectives that between July of 1989 and May of 1990, Fennell would transport her to the tennis courts at Delaware Technical and Community College (100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE) to use the courts for lessons.  After each practice, Fennell would have the victim perform sexual acts on him in a vehicle.  

After obtaining the victim’s statement, detectives contacted Carl Fennell.  Fennell agreed to an interview with detectives at the Dover Police Department.  During this interview, Fennell admitted that he did mentor the victim during the time frame of the allegations.  Fennell also admitted that the sexual acts did occur at least 10 times, but not more than 20 while the victim was 14 and 15 years old.  Fennell was an employee with the Capital School District from 1969-2001.

On August 6, 2018, Fennell was indicted by a Grand Jury on 10 counts of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse 1st Degree.  On August 8th, 2018, Fennell turned himself in at the Dover Police Department and was formally charged.  Bond information is not available at this time.

Carl Fennell

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Two Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges During Search Warrant 8-82018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-26507

Date/Time:   Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:02AM

Location:   900 Block of Simon Circle, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit in conjunction with the Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit concluded a lengthy drug investigation when the Dover Police Department SORT team executed a search warrant in the 900 block of Simon Circle on Wednesday morning.  Maurice Butler (26) and Mary Honey (18) were taken into custody without incident.  Officers located 47.7 grams of marijuana, packaging materials, cash (drug proceeds), and a shotgun in the home during the search.  Maurice Butler was also wanted by the Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit on separate charges.

Maurice Butler and Mary Honey were both charged with the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Local Fugitive

Bond information was unavailable at the time of release.

Maurice Butler

Mary Honey

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Residential Burglary on North Little Creek Road 8-7-18

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-26401

Date/Time:   Between August 1, 2018 at 1:00PM and August 7, 2018 at 10:27AM

Location:   1506 N. Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred between August 1st and August 7th, 2018.  The incident occurred at a mobile home in a small mobile home park located at 1506 N. Little Creek Road.  During the time frame this occurred, an unknown suspect entered the residence through an unsecured front door.  Once inside the suspect(s) damaged items in the home, took a 20″ Sanyo TV, and other miscellaneous items.  

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

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