Date/Time: Monday, August 31st
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert in the case of a missing adult. Joseph Smith (23) left his residence on Monday, August 31st at 9:00PM and fled from his mother. Smith fled in a westbound direction from his residence in the 800 Block of Lincoln Street in Dover. Joseph Smith suffers from mental and developmental conditions that require constant care. Smith is described as a light skin black male, 6’2″, and 170 pounds. He has dark brown hair, brown eyes, and a “scruffy” beard. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, blue denim shorts, and was not wearing any shoes. If anyone has any information on Smith’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.