Three Arrested on Drug and Firearms Charges on Revolutionary Boulevard 1-22-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2512

Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 3:09PM

Location:  100 Block of Revolutionary Blvd., Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested three suspects on drug and firearms charges on Tuesday afternoon.  At approximately 3:09PM, officers were conducting an investigation into a home in the 100 Block of Revolutionary Boulevard regarding illegal drug sales.  During surveillance, Shawn Wright (32)  leave the residence.  Officers conducted a vehicle stop on Wright, after he discarded 29.2 grams of marijuana from the vehicle.  Wright was then taken into custody without incident.  It was also determined that Wright was in possession of 5 grams of crack cocaine.

During the vehicle stop, officers observing the home also observed Aaron Wilson (25) exit the residence and place several bags inside of a vehicle parked in front of the home.  Officers then took Wilson and Candice Williams (21) into custody without incident and obtained a search warrant for the home and the vehicle.  A search of the residence led to the discovery of 20 grams of marijuana, digital scales, packaging material, and $1,343 in cash (drug proceeds).   Officers also searched the vehicle and located 419.3 grams of marijuana and a handgun.  In all, 468.5 grams (1.032 pounds) of marijuana was seized.

Shawn Wright was committed to SCI on a $45,500 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana (2x)
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Aaron Wilson was released on a $5,500 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Candice Williams was released on a $5,500 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Shawn Wright
Dover, DE

Candice Williams
Dover, DE

Aaron Wilson
Smyrna, DE

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Shots Fired at Home on Alonzo Drive 1-22-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2568

Date/Time:  Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 at 12:11AM

Location:  100 Block of Alonzo Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

Dover Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Wednesday morning at 12:11AM.  The incident occurred in the 100 Block of Alonzo Drive when a suspect knocked on the door to the residence and proceeded to fire a handgun multiple times at the residence.  The suspect then fled in a dark-colored 4-door sedan.  No injuries resulted from this incident, but the home was damaged.   

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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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 1-22-20

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Subject Arrested for DUI and Drug Offenses After Passing Out Behinds the Wheel 1-21-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2421

Date/Time:  Monday, January 20th, 2020 at 6:11PM

Location:  West North Street at South Queen Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

At approximately 6:11PM on Monday, January 20th, officers responded to the area of West North Street and South Queen Street for a call of a driver passed out behind the wheel of a car.  When officers arrived, they located Kyle Hertz (30) in the vehicle.  Hertz was unconscious and the vehicle was in reverse.    Officers were able to place the car in park and take Hertz into custody without incident.  A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of Oxycodone pills, Benzos, suboxone, and adderall.  Hertz was released on a $1,500 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-DUI 3rd Offense
-Possession of Controlled Substance (4x)
-Drug Paraphernalia

Kyle Hertz
Age: 30
Dover, DE

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Parking Violation Leads to Drug Arrest 1-21-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2302

Date/Time:  Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at 1:24PM

Location:  Northdown Drive and Charring Cross Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested 28-year-old Deon Townsend on drug charges as a result of a parking violation on Sunday afternoon.  Officers contacted Townsend in the area of Northdown Drive and Charring Cross Drive in the Village of Westover after observing Townsend parked on a sidewalk.  Officers detected a smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and asked Townsend if he had marijuana in his possession.  Townsend advised officers that he had a large amount of marijuana in the trunk.  When officers searched the vehicle, they located 439.30 grams of marijuana individually packaged into 21 bags.  Townsend was taken into custody without incident and later released on an O.R. bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Parking Violation

Deon Townsend
Age: 28
Magnolia, DE

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Man Robs Elderly Woman of Her Purse in Dover East Mobile Home Park 1-21-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2377

Date/Time:  Monday, January 20, 2020 at 6:32AM

Location:  Dover East MHP, 1061 S. Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a purse snatching (robbery) that occurred on Monday morning.  At approximately 6:32AM, a 76-year-old female was walking to her vehicle, when an unknown male suspect approached her from behind and forcefully removed the victim’s purse from her grasp.  The suspect then fled westbound through the woods.  The suspect was described as an unknown male, approximately 5’9″, wearing a black winter coat with a white stripe from the right shoulder down to the left hip, and dark pants.  The victim suffered a minor injury to her wrist as a result of this 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 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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Dover Man Arrested for Stealing Motorcycle 1-21-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2392

Date/Time:  Monday, January 20, 2020 at 12:51AM

Location:  Hampton Inn, 1568 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

On Monday, January 20th, at 12:51AM, officers reported to the Hampton Inn, located at 1568 N. DuPont Highway for a report of a stolen motorcycle.  A 19-year-old victim advised that he had his black Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle in the parking lot.  When he went to check on the motorcycle, he discovered it was missing.    

While investigating officers were on scene, City of Dover employees contacted the police department to advise that they had found a motorcycle hiding behind a sub-station on Rustic Lane, near the hotel where the motorcycle was stolen.  Officers responded and confirmed that the motorcycle belonged to the victim and returned it.

A short time later, the City of Dover employees called back to report that a male subject had contacted them and asked where “his motorcycle” was.  Officers responded and contacted the subject in the area of the Capital Inn and took him into custody after further investigation revealed that he had possessed the stolen motorcycle.

Fred Williamson (25), was committed to SCI on a $4,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Theft by False Pretense
-Theft of Motor Vehicle
-Criminal Impersonation

Fred Williamson
Dover, DE

 

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Arrest Made in West North Street Home Invasion 1-21-2020

UPDATE:
The Dover Police Department and U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Syrian Grant (14) in connection with the January 12th Home Invasion on West North Street.  Grant was developed as a suspect in the investigation and taken into custody on Thursday, January 16th in Milford, Delaware.  

Grant was committed to Stevenson Detention Center on a $91,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Home Invasion
-Possession of a Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Syrian Grant
Ellendale, DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This case remains under investigation with additional arrests possible.  

 

Incident Number: 50-20-1328

Date/Time:  Sunday, January 12th, 2020 at approximately 2:29AM

Location:  900 Block of West North Street,  Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

Dover Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, January 12th that left a man with four gunshot wounds.  The 39-year-old male victim called 911 reporting that multiple suspects entered his home demanding property and then fired multiple shots, striking the victim four times.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital, where it was learned that his wounds were not life threatening.  

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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Arrest Made After Car Shot on Farmview Drive 1-17-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2003

Date/Time:  Friday, January 17th, 2020 at 2:13AM

Location:  1200 Block of N. Farmview Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested a 22-year-old Dover man on firearms charges after he shot a vehicle on Friday morning.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:13AM, when officers were called to the area of N. Farmview Drive for a report of shots fired.  Witnesses reported that a dark blue or black Durango was seen circling the area at the time of the shooting. Officers located a dark blue Durango being operated in the area of West North Street and S. Queen Street a short time later and attempted to stop it.  The vehicle failed to stop, traveling approximately one mile before stopping.  

Once stopped, Kevin Wilkerson was taken into custody without incident.  Wilkerson was in possession of “K2”, often referred to as “synthetic marijuana.”  Officers were then able to confirm that a vehicle belonging to an ex-girlfriend of the suspect on N. Farmview Drive had been struck by gunfire multiple times.  Wilkerson agreed to show officers where he disposed of the firearm he used to shoot the vehicle.  Officers located a .380 handgun with an obliterated serial number in front of a business in the 300 Block of S. Governors Avenue as a result of the information provided by Wilkerson.  

Wilkerson was later committed to SCI on a $20,700 cash bond and a Violation o Probation on the following offenses:
-Criminal Mischief
-Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Disregard Police Signal
-Possession of Controlled Substance
-Traffic Violations

Kevin Wilkerson
Dover, DE

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 1-17-20

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