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Weekly Shoplifter Arrests 1/29/15-2/5/15

The Dover Police Department responded to 15 shoplifting calls between Noon on January 29th and Noon on February 5th.  Of those 15 shoplifting complaints, two were unfounded,  5 are still under investigation, and arrests were made/warrants obtained in 8 cases. A total of 8 adults were arrested or are wanted for shoplifting during this period, with one adult being caught twice (Kenneth Luke-Kohl’s x2).


Man Arrested for Crack Cocaine Possession 2-5-15

Complaint#:  50-15-3051     Date/Time:  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:28PM

Location: Minima Street, north of West North Street, Dover, DE

Officers from the Dover Police Department’s Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit and Safe Streets Unit arrested a Dover man in possession of 13.5 grams of crack cocaine.  Officers contacted Ronald L. Parker (56) in his vehicle in the area of Minima Street and West North Street in Dover.  During the investigation, Parker refused to comply with officers commands, and resisted arrest.  After a brief struggle with officers, Parker was successfully taken into custody.  Parker was found to be in possession of 13.5 grams of crack cocaine and $905 cash.  Parker was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $66,000 secured bond.  He was charged with the following crimes:

-Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
-Possession of a Controlled Substance (Tier 2 Quantity w/ agg. factor)
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Resisting Arrest
Ronald L. Parker Age: 58 Address: Unit Block of Hickory Lane, Dover, DE

Ronald L. Parker
Age: 58
Address: Unit Block of Hickory Lane, Dover, DE



Posted by:
Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer