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Dover Police Department Announces Promotions 12-16-15

The Dover Police Department held its Winter Promotion and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, December 15th at the historic Schwartz Center in downtown Dover.  In all, 21 officers were promoted.  Each officer that was promoted is shown below with their new rank.  The following officers are not pictured due to their current assignments within the department:
Master Corporal Jordan Miller
Master Corporal Carlton Turner

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One Suspect Arrested, Another Sought in Tuesday Night Robbery 12-16-15

Complaint # 50-15-37387

Date/Time:  December 15th, 2015 at 7:28PM

Location:  South Little Creek Road at Levy Court Lane

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on Tuesday evening at approximately 7:28PM. A 34-year-old victim was walking westbound on S. Little Creek Road in the area of Safeway when he was approached by two young black male suspects.  The suspects threatened to shoot him if he did not stop.  The suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim and fled from the scene.  Officers responded to the area and during an area search, arrested one suspect identified as Malik Washington.  Washington was arrested and charged with the following crimes:
-Robbery 2nd Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Terroristic Threatening

Washington was committed to JTVCC in default of $2500.00 secured bond.

Malik Washington Age: 19 Address: 400 Block of Country Drive, Dover,DE
Malik Washington
Age: 19
Address: 400 Block of Country Drive, Dover,DE