Suspect Wanted in Robbery of Two Men 8-10-15

Complaint # 50-15-21867

Date/Time: Friday, July 31, 2015 at approximately 11:20PM

Location:  255 Webbs Lane, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department has identified William Lewis (32) as a suspect in the robbery of two men in the parking lot of Pine Grove Apartments.  Lewis, along with another suspect (unk. black male) approached the victims’ vehicle in the parking lot at approximately 11:20PM and demanded their belongings at gunpoint.  One of the victims attempted to flea on foot, but was caught and pistol-whipped multiple times, including in the head/face. The suspects then took the victims’ wallets, including an undisclosed amount of cash, stripped one victim naked, and fled in an unknown direction.  Detectives working the case, learned that William Lewis was the suspect who had the handgun during the robbery and have obtained a warrant for his arrest for the following charges:
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Robbery 1st Degree (x2)
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm By Person Prohibited
-Assault 2nd Degree

William Lewis, 32 Vanessa Drive, Dover, DE Photo from August 2015

William Lewis, 32
Vanessa Drive, Dover, DE
Photo from August 2015

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