Residential Burglary at Country Village Apartments 11-14-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37957

Date/Time:   Between November 8th-15th, 2018

Location:   400 Block of Country Drive, Dover, DE (Country Village Apts)

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary in Country Village Apartments that occurred sometime between November 8th and November 15th.  During this time period, an unknown suspect(s) forced open a sliding glass door to the apartment.  Once inside, they took a Playstation 4 system, A 55″ Spectre Television, and a 40: Spectre television.  

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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Smyrna Man Arrested with Methamphetamine and Manufacturing Materials at Hospital 11-13-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37815

Date/Time:   Monday, November 12, 2018 at 5:51PM

Location:   Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, 640 S. State Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested a Smyrna man on drug charges after it was discovered that he was in possession of materials related to the manufacturing of crystal methamphetamine.  Christopher Honaker (41), was in the emergency room of Kent General Hospital with an acquaintance at approximately 5:51PM on Monday, November 12th.  During that time, hospital staff discovered that a backpack belonging to Honaker contained materials and contents consistent with manufacturing methamphetamine.  Hospital staff notified the Dover Police Department who confirmed what the contents were.  Honaker was arrested without incident.  A further search of the backpack led to the discovery of approximately 108.4 gram of suspected methamphetamine.  

Honaker was committed to SCI in default of $40,500 secured bond on the following charges:
-Operation of a Clandestine Lab
-Possession of Methamphetamine (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Christopher Honaker

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Dover Police Conducting Missing Person Investigation (New Photos Released) 11-13-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37618

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 8th, 2018 

Location:   S. Queen Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is seeking information in a missing persons investigation.  Ahyanna Baker-Griffin (20), was reported missing by family members on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at approximately 3:30PM by family members.  Ahyanna Baker-Griffin was last seen leaving her S. Queen Street residence with her boyfriend, Dishiem Johnson (21) in a dark-colored Nissan Altima with tinted windows on the morning of Thursday, November 8th, 2018.  Ahyanna Baker-Griffin has since missed a family function and has not appeared at her place of employment since.  No family has heard from Ahyanna Baker-Griffin since Thursday morning as well.  

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

Dishiem Johnson (21)
Ahyanna Baker-Griffin (20)

Picture of the vehicle that Ahyanna Baker-Griffin was last seen in with Dishiem Johnson . The vehicle now has aftermarket tinted windows and possibly has a Delaware Temporary Tag

Ahyanna Baker-Griffin
DE Driver’s License Photo

Ahyanna Baker-Griffin
Recent Photo submitted by family

 

 

Ahyanna Baker-Griffin
Photo Submitted by Family

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Dover Police Conducting Missing Person Investigation 11-12-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37618

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 8th, 2018 

Location:   S. Queen Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is seeking information in a missing persons investigation.  Ahyanna Baker-Griffin (20), was reported missing by family members on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at approximately 3:30PM by family members.  Ahyanna Baker-Griffin was last seen leaving her S. Queen Street residence with her boyfriend, Dishiem Johnson (21) in a dark-colored Nissan Sentra with tinted windows on the morning of Thursday, November 8th, 2018.  Ahyanna Baker-Griffin has since missed a family function and has not appeared at her place of employment since.  No family has heard from Ahyanna Baker-Griffin since Thursday morning as well.  

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

Ahyanna Baker-Griffin
DE Driver’s License Photo

Ahyanna Baker-Griffin
Recent Photo submitted by family

 

 

Ahyanna Baker-Griffin
Photo Submitted by Family

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Gold Alert CANCELLED for Missing Dover Woman 11-12-2018

UPDATE:  Shirley Downs was located by a Dover police officer and is safe.  Please disregard the Gold Alert that was issued earlier.  

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37744

Date/Time:   Monday, November 12, 2018 at 8:13AM

Location:  1500 Block of N. Little Creek Road, 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 64-year-old woman. Shirley Downs was last seen in the area of S. Little Creek Road leaving her residence at approximately 8:00AM on November 12, 2018.  She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, red and green tights, and carrying a blue bag.  Downs also uses a cane to walk.  Shirley Downs does suffer from medical conditions that can present a danger to her healthy if not properly monitored.   If you have any information on Downs’ whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

Shirley Downs

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Gold Alert Issued for Missing Dover Woman 11-12-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37744

Date/Time:   Monday, November 12, 2018 at 8:13AM

Location:  1500 Block of N. Little Creek Road, 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 64-year-old woman. Shirley Downs was last seen in the area of S. Little Creek Road leaving her residence at approximately 8:00AM on November 12, 2018.  She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, red and green tights, and carrying a blue bag.  Downs also uses a cane to walk.  Shirley Downs does suffer from medical conditions that can present a danger to her healthy if not properly monitored.   If you have any information on Downs’ whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

Shirley Downs

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Shooting at Barrister Place Leaves Woman Wounded 11-12-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37725

Date/Time:   Sunday, November 11th, 2018 at 8:03PM

Location:   400 Block of Barrister Place, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday night in the 400 Block of Barrister Place that left a 20-year-old woman with a gunshot wound.  At approximately 8:03PM, an unknown suspect fired multiple shots towards a home, striking a vehicle, front of the residence, and struck the female victim who was lying in bed on the 2nd floor of the home.  The victim was being treated at Kent General Hospital for non-life threatening injuries as a result of the gunshot wound. 

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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Dover Police Arrest Man on Gun Charges, Seeking 2nd Suspect 11-9-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37433

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 9:27PM

Location:   West Reed Street, West of S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested a man on gun charges and is seeking another after an incident on Thursday evening.  At approximately 9:27PM, officers were near the 200 Block of West Reed Street when they observed Abdul Tillery (32) engage in an altercation with an unknown subject.  The officers then observed Tillery walk towards a trash can and pick up an object and conceal it in his front pocket of a hooded sweatshirt.  Based on the appearance, officers believed it was a firearm and attempted to contact Tillery.  Tillery fled on foot from officers and threw a loaded 9mm handgun over a fence in the 100 Block of S. Governors Avenue which was later recovered.  Tillery was captured a short time later.

During the foot pursuit, Adriene Stevenson (31) grabbed and shoved an officer and attempted to trip him to prevent the arrest of Tillery.  When officers attempted to locate Stevenson, he had fled the area.  Stevenson is currently wanted for the following charges:
-Resisting Arrest with Force
-Offensive Touching on Law Enforcement
-Hindering Prosecution

Abdul Tillery was committed to SCI in default of $42,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Resisting Arrest with Force
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Violation of Probation 

Adriene Stevenson
New Castle, DE

Abdul Tillery
Homeless, Dover, DE

 

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Multi-Agency Fugitive Roundup 11-2-2018

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 11th, 2018

Location:   Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department in conjunction with Delaware Probation and Parole, ATF Violent Crimes Task Force, and the US Marshals 1st State Fugitive Task Force conducted a fugitive roundup on Thursday, November 1st, 2018.  As a result of their efforts, the following persons were arrested:

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Burglary at Rite-Aid 11-2-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-36563

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 3:50AM

Location:   Rite-Aid, 245 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at a Rite-Aid store on Thursday, November 1st, 2018. At approximately 3:50AM, officers responded for an alarm at the store and discovered that the front door had been damaged.  There was additional damage done to a door to the pharmacy, but the suspects did not gain access.  

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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