Monthly Archives: July 2015

Mother Arrested for Whipping Child with Extension Cord 7-31-15

Complaint # 50-15-21702 Date/Time: Monday, July 27, 2015 Location:  Undisclosed Residence in Dover, Delaware Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested a 28-year-old mother for Assault 2nd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of … Continue reading

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Residential Burglary Investigation 7-31-15

Date/Time: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 b/t 9:00AM-3:30PM Location:  Unit Block of North Governors Avenue, Dover, Delaware Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Original Narrative: The Dover Police Department responded to a home in the first block of … Continue reading

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Dover Police Issues Warning to Retailers of Latest Theft Trend 7-29-15

The Dover Police Department is making Dover retailers aware of an increasing trend in fraudulent returns/shoplifting incidents.  In recent months, the department has seen an increase in cases where suspects are removing merchandise from shelves or leaving the store with … Continue reading

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Man Arrested for Five Robberies 7-29-15

Complaint # 50-15-21530 Date/Time: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 10:56PM Location:  7-11, 1019 Walker Road/Whatcoat Drive, Dover, Delaware Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Original Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Jeff Tolson (21), of Dover, on five … Continue reading

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Dover Police Team Up With Target and WSFS Bank for 2015 National Night Out 7-29-15

The Dover Police Department will once again bring the National Night Out to the Target parking lot on Tuesday, August 4th from 6-8pm.  The event brings the Dover Police Department, along with several emergency agencies and military personnel to one … Continue reading

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Dover Police Officer/Civilian of the Quarter

The Dover Police Department wishes to recognize the following employees as Officer and Civilian of the Quarter for the 2nd Quarter of 2015. Patrolman 1st Class James Johnson         Pfc. Johnson is a three year veteran of … Continue reading

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17-Year-Old Arrested with Handgun 7-24-14

Complaint # 50-15-20920 Date/Time: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Location:  Unit Block of South New Street, Dover, Delaware Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Original Narrative: The Dover Police Street Crimes Unit, working with Delaware Probation and Parole, arrested a … Continue reading

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notifications 7-24-2015

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. Click on images to enlarge  

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Armed Robbery at 7-11 7-24-15

Complaint # 50-15-20928 Date/Time: Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 3:19AM Location:  7-11, 654 North DuPont Highway, Dover, Delaware Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Original Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning robbery at a 7-11 … Continue reading

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Weekly Shoplifting Notification 7/16/15-7/23/15

The Dover Police Department responded to 30 shoplifting calls between Noon on July 16th   and Noon on July 23rd.  Of those 30 shoplifting complaints, 14 are still under investigation, 3 were unfounded,  and 14 arrests/warrants obtained were made in 13 … Continue reading

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