Music Equipment Stolen from Church 9-29-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-32816

Date/Time:  Between Tuesday 9/27/16 at 11:00AM & Wednesday 9/28/16 at 6:20PM

Location:   Victory Crusade Worship Center, 1161 Walker Road, Dover, DE 19904

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary at a Dover church.  The incident occurred between 11:00AM on Tuesday, September 27th and 6:20PM on Wednesday, September 28th when suspects entered the church by forcing open a rear window.  Once inside, the suspects took various music equipment including guitars, amplifiers, equalizers, microphones, and cases.  The suspects then fled with the items in an unknown direction.

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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Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Fleeing From Traffic Stop 9-28-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-32712

Date/Time:  Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 10:02PM

Location:   S. Queen Street, North of Reed Steet

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

Narrative:

Dover Police arrested a man on drug charges after he ran from a traffic stop on Tuesday night.  At approximately 10:02PM, a Dover patrol officer observed a white Lincoln Towncar stopped in the roadway on S. Queen Street.  A computer check revealed that the car was unregistered as it began to drive away, so the officer conducted a traffic stop and contacted the driver, Travis Caldwell (34).  As the officer returned to his patrol vehicle to review Caldwell’s documents, Caldwell fled on foot from the vehicle.  The officer chased Caldwell and took him into custody behind a home on S. Queen Street.  Officers located 2 bags of cocaine weighing 15.8 grams total near where Caldwell was taken into custody.  He was later released after posting $37,175 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Cocaine (Tier 3 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Multiple Traffic Offenses

Travis Caldwell

Travis Caldwell

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Burglary at WorkPro 9-28-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-32319

Date/Time:  Saturday, September 24th, 2016 between 2:10AM-2:54AM

Location:   Work Pro Occupational Health, 283 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary at WorkPro Occupational Health that occurred on Saturday morning.  Between 2:10-2:54AM, officers responded to a nearby Walgreen’s for an alarm.  As they checked the business, they observed four black males exiting the rear of the WorkPro.  The suspects dropped a black bag containing a laptop computer and hearing test equipment and fled.  Officers were unable to capture any of the suspects but recovered the property.

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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UPDATE: Shots Fired in Area of River Road and Water Street 9-28-16

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-29397

Date/Time:  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10:01PM

Location:   River Road, south of Water Street, 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 Wednesday night.  At approximately 10:01PM, a male and female victim were driving in the area of River Road and Water Street when a burgundy SUV with dark tinted windows pulled along side.  Shots were fired out of the SUV at the victims’ vehicle, striking the driver side door three times.  Neither occupant of the vehicle suffered injuries from the incident.

UPDATED RELEASE:

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-32679

Date/Time:   Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 3:03PM

Location:   Leipsic Road, just East of N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

Members of the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force with Dover Police and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested three men following a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon.  At 3:03PM, officers stopped a maroon/burgundy SUV in the area of Leipsic Road and N. DuPont Highway when it was learned that Corey Harris (21) was an occupant.  Harris was wanted for a shooting incident on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 on River Road in Dover.

Harris was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun when taken into custody.  The front seat passenger, Hakeem Gibson (21), was also found to possess a loaded 9mm handgun with an extended magazine and 10 bags of heroin.  The driver, Jamel Littlepage (22), had a loaded 9mm handgun and 28.7 grams of marijuana under the driver seat of the vehicle. A search of the vehicle also led to the discovery of 9.1 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, and one bag of heroin.  All three suspects were taken into custody without incident.

As a result of the incident, the suspects were charged with the following offenses:

COREY HARRIS

Corey Harris

Corey Harris

-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Reckless Endangering
-Possession of Heroin
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Local Fugitive

 

JAMEL LITTLEPAGE
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering (2x)

Jamel Littlepage

Jamel Littlepage

-Possession of Heroin
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

HAKEEM GIBSON
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Reckless Endangering
-Possession of Heroin
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

 

 

Hakeem Gibson

Hakeem Gibson

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Dover Police Announce Trick-or-Treat Event 9-26-2016

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The Dover Police Department is excited to announce its First Annual Safe Trick-or-Treat event.  On October 28th, from 6:00PM-7:30PM, streets surrounding Legislative Mall will be filled with police cars, fire trucks, emergency equipment, local businesses, and organizations as costumed children Trick-or-Treat at each display.  Families will have a chance to meet their local police and fire personnel, explore the vehicles and equipment they use, get to know more about local businesses and organizations and what they offer to the community, all while Trick-or-Treating.

There is no cost for any of the events or activities for attendees.  Each child will receive a custom Dover Police Trick-Or-Treat bag (1st 1,000 kids).  While there is no age limit to attend, we kindly request that only children 13 and under Trick-or-Treat.  Costumes are NOT required.

The roadways surrounding Legislative Mall will be closed to traffic and parking beginning at 5pm to ensure the safest conditions for attendees and allow them to freely explore all the historic area has to offer.  Streets that will be closed include:
Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (North and South) from Legislative Avenue to Federal Street and Legislative Avenue and Federal Street between North and South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

The Dover Police Department is also inviting local businesses and organization to participate in this event at no cost.  For more information, please contact 302-736-7130.businessinvite

The event is the newest addition to a series of community outreach events the Dover Police Department regularly hosts.   For more information, please contact M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman at mark.hoffman@cj.state.de.us or call 302-736-7130.

 

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 9-26-16

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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Search Warrant Leads to Charges for Seven People 9-26-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-32223

Date/Time:  Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 12:15PM

Location:   Unit Block of North New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

A total of seven people were charged with drug offenses following a search warrant on Friday, September 23rd.  At approximately 12:15PM, officers from the Dover Police Department and Special Agents from the ATF conducted a search warrant at a home in the Unit Block of North New Street following a drug investigation.  As a result of the search warrant, officers located 2.5 grams of crack cocaine, 49 bags of heroin, marijuana, and various items of drug paraphernalia.  The following persons were arrested and charged with the listed offenses following the execution of the warrant.

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Residential Burglary on Jefferson Court 9-19-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-31507

Date/Time:  Between 10:30PM on 9-17-16 and 1:48AM on 9-18-2016

Location:   1100 Block of Jefferson Court, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred sometime after 10:30PM on Saturday and 1:48AM on Sunday.  The suspect(s) used a rock to break  the glass to the rear door of the residence in the 1100 Block of Jefferson Court and unlock the door.  Once inside, the suspect stole a 35″ JVC flat screen television and a 50″ RCA flat screen television.  They then fled out the back door and climbed over a fence.
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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Arrest Made in Attempted Burglary 9-16-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-31236

Date/Time:  Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 4:12AM

Location:   Mid-Atlantic Pawn, 1255 S. State Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested Steven Eichler (22) for the attempted burglary of Mid-Atlantic Pawn early Friday morning.  Officers were responding to an alarm call at a neighboring business, and found Eichler on site.  Eichler was taken into custody without incident and charged with the following offenses:
-Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of a Felony
-Criminal Mischief
-Possession of Burglar’s Tools

Bond information was not available at time of release.

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Two Arrested During Search Warrant Following Drug Investigation 9-16-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-31120

Date/Time:  Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at 6:07AM

Location:   Cedar Chase Apartments, H Building, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested two people while executing a search warrant stemming from a drug investigation.  On Thursday, September 15th at 6:07AM, the warrant was executed in the H Building of Cedar Chase Apartments.  Antwan Freeman (34) and Keisha Nkop (29), were located inside the residence  and taken into custody without incident.  There was also three children (Ages: 12, 9, and 2) inside the home, who were later turned over to other family members.  Officers located 2 handguns, 19.3 grams of MDMA (ecstasy), 504.4 grams of marijuana, paraphernalia, and $816.00 in suspected drug proceeds.  One of the two handguns was determined to be stolen in Maryland in an unrelated case.

As a result of the investigation, Antwan Freeman was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of MDMA (Tier 5 Qty)screen-shot-2016-09-16-at-12-11-48-pm
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana (Tier 1 Qty)
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (5x)
-Receiving Stolen Firearm
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child (3x)
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree

Keisha Nkop was charged with the following offenses:screen-shot-2016-09-16-at-12-11-57-pm
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child (3x)
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree
-Possession of Marijuana

 

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