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Burglary at China King Restaurant 4-8-14

Incident #: 50-15-8874  Date/Time:  April 8th, 2015 b/t 12:30AM-1:17AM

Location:  China King, 760 Walker Road, Dover, Delaware

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary of the China King restaurant at 760 Walker Road.  The incident occurred between 12:30AM and 1:17AM when an unknown suspect entered the business by prying open a rear door.  Once inside the suspect removed an undisclosed amount of cash and rummaged through some items at the front counter, then fled the area.  The suspect is believed to be a male of average height and build, but no further description was available at this time.

The investigation is still 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 www.tipsubmit.com.

Information Released By:
Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Gold Alert Cancelled-Subject Located

Francis P. Moore Sr. was successfully located by his son-in-law who reported him being missing.  Moore was found in good health and was being cared for by other family.  At this time, the Dover Police Department has cancelled the Gold Alert issued for Moore.



Incident #: 50-15-8732  Date/Time:  April 6 at 9:00PM

Location:  Currently Being Investigated


The Dover Police Department is issuing a Gold Alert for a missing 84-year-old man who suffers from dementia and other medical conditions. Francis P. Moore Sr. was supposed to be picked up at the Modern Maturity Center by his son-in-law between 2:30 and 3:00PM.  It was believed that his son took him to the Modern Maturity Center earlier that day.  During the investigation, police learned that the son may have taken Moore to a residence in the 200 block of North Kirkwood Street, however police have been unable to contact anyone in the residence in person or by phone, therefore officers have not been able to confirm the well-being of Moore.  Moore is described a  black male, 5’3″, 140 lbs, dark skin, gray hair, and was last seen wearing a blue jogging suit with black sneakers and a black jacket.  Anyone with any information should contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.

Francis Moore Sr.
Francis Moore Sr.