Man Arrested for 7th DUI Offense 2-24-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-6194

Date/Time:  Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 3:00AM

Location: Traffic Stop in the area of Bay Road and S. Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested 33-year-old Andron Hughes (Smyrna, DE) for a 7th offense DUI charge on Friday morning.  Hughes was observed operating a black Kia Soul in the area of Bay Road and S. Little Creek Road stopped in the middle of the intersection at a red light.  A Dover Police Officer stopped the driver and upon further investigation, determined he was intoxicated and driving under the influence.  A records check later revealed this is the 7th offense for DUI for Hughes.  Hughes was committed to JTVCC in default of $6,000 bond for Driving Under the Influence (7th Offense) and other traffic related charges.

Andron Hughes

Andron Hughes

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Man Arrested for Sixth DUI Offense 2-21-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-5570

Date/Time:  Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 5:55PM

Location: Parking lot of Club Fitness, 650 Bay Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested 54-year-old Rodney Caulk for Driving Under the Influence on Saturday afternoon, his sixth arrest for DUI.  Officers responded to the parking lot of Club Fitness just before 6:00PM for a report that Caulk was driving under the influence.  Officers observed Caulk, stopped the vehicle, and administered tests that led to his arrest.  Caulk was charged with Sixth Offense DUI and committed to JTVCC in default of $6,000 cash bond.

Rodney Caulk Age: 54 Camden, DE

Rodney Caulk
Age: 54
Camden, DE

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Air Force Member Tackles Suspect After Witnessing Robbery 2-21-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-5595

Date/Time:  Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 8:46PM

Location: 100 Block of West Loockerman Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

A Dover man was arrested for a robbery thanks to a local member of the United States Air Force assigned to Dover Air Force Base.  The incident occurred when 33-year-old Brian McCain approached a 30-year-old female victim in the 100 Block of West Loockerman Street as she was walking to her vehicle following dinner with friends.  McCain demanded that the woman give him her purse.  Fearful for her safety due to McCain’s aggressiveness, she complied and McCain fled on foot.  A witness observed the incident and chased down the suspect, tackling him to the ground a short distance away.  The witness, a member of the United States Air Force, was not injured and was able to recover the victim’s property.  Dover Police arrested McCain a short time later near his home in the 100 Block of West Loockerman Street.  McCain was committed to JTVCC on $1,000 Secured Bond on a single charge of Robbery 2nd Degree.

Brian McCain

Brian McCain

 

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 2-17-17

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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Three Arrested After Receiving Package of Cocaine by Mail 2-15-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-5091

Date/Time:  Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

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

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested three men on Tuesday following a drug investigation.  Officers learned that two of the men used the United States Postal Service to ship approximately 130 grams of cocaine from Puerto Rico to their address in Delaware.  The package was intercepted and the suspects were arrested when they received it as a delivery.  As a result, the following suspects were charged with the following offenses:
(mugshots not avialable at time of release)
Felix Alexander Claudio
Age:23
Charges:
Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of Crack Cocaine Tier 5 Qty
Bond: Committed to JTVCC on $44,500 Secured Bond

Eduardo Rodriguez Muriel
Age:26
Charges:
Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of Crack Cocaine Tier 5 Qty
Bond: Committed to JTVCC on $44,500 Secured Bond

Felix Mozetca Claudio
Age: 27
Charges:
Resisting Arrest
Bond: Released on Unsecured Bond

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Man Shot on S. New Street 2-8-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-4324

Date/Time:  Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 6:43PM

Location: Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 42-year-old man that occurred on Tuesday evening.  Officers responded to the Unit Block of S. New Street for a report of shots fired.  While officers were on scene, information was received that the victim had driven himself to Kent General Hospital.  The victim was treated for multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and was hospitalized as a result of those injuries.

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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Burglary Suspect Arrested, Apprehended by DPD K9 2-6-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-3604

Date/Time:  Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 7:01PM

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

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police K9 Unit apprehended a fleeing burglary suspect on Wednesday evening after he fled from arriving officers.  At approximately 7:01PM, officers responded to an occupied residence in the Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue for a burglary in progress.  When patrol units arrived, they attempted to contact suspect Henry Fordham (38), when Fordham fled on foot.  An arriving K9 officer located Fordham and deployed K9 Gerome to assist with the apprehension.  K9 Gerome successfully apprehended Fordham in the 300 Block of West Division Street.  While officers were attempting to handcuff Fordham, he bit an officers finger, causing minor injury.

Fordham was charged with Attempted Burglary 2nd Degree, Offensive Touching of a Law Enforcement Officer, and Resisting Arrest.  A photo was not available at time of release.

K9 Gerome

K9 Gerome

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Teen Robbed in Parking Lot of Dollar Tree 2-6-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-3979

Date/Time:  Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at 7:42PM

Location: Parking lot of Dollar Tree, 261 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

A 13-year-old male was assaulted during a robbery on Saturday evening in the parking lot of Dollar Tree at 261 N. DuPont Highway.  While walking in the area, the male victim was assaulted by two male suspects, striking him in the head and torso, knocking him to the ground.  The suspects then stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim and fled southbound on foot.  The victim (with parents decision) did not seek medical treatment.  The suspects were described as black males with one wearing light color jeans, black jacket, white t-shirt, and black shoes.  The second suspect was wearing black jeans and a white hooded sweatshirt.

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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Residential Burglary on Vondaway Drive 2-6-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-4090

Date/Time:  Sunday, February 5th, 2017 between 6:00PM-10:41PM

Location: Vondaway Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Sunday, February 5th, between 6:00PM and 10:41PM.  During that time, an unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a home on Vondaway Drive by using a tool to pry open the front door.  Once inside, a 54″ Sony TV and a Playstation 4 were stolen.  At this time, no suspect information/description is available.

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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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 2-3-17

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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