Monthly Archives: January 2016

Shots Fired During Altercation in Parking Lot 1-29-16

Complaint # 50-16-3038 Date/Time:  Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 1:40AM Location:  879 N. DuPont Highway (McDonald’s), Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred at the McDonald’s at 879 … Continue reading

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Bomb Threat at Dover Police Dept 1-29-16

Complaint # 50-16-2983 Date/Time:  Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:16PM Location:  Dover Police Dept, 400 S. Queen Street, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department was forced to evacuate their police station at 5:17PM on … Continue reading

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Dover Police Accepting Applications for Cadet Position 1-22-16

Part-Time Police Cadets (19 hours per week)  The City of Dover is currently recruiting for one (1) part-time Police Cadet.  The essential function of this position will be to provide law enforcement assistance to the Police Department. The primary duties will … Continue reading

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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Arrest 1-22-16

Complaint # 50-16-2294 Date/Time:  Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 8:07PM Location:  Greenhill Avenue and White Oak Road (Vehicle Stop) Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department Street Crimes Unit, aided by Delaware Probation and Parole, arrested … Continue reading

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Residential Burglary on Ann Avenue 1-22-16

Complaint # 50-16-2275 Date/Time:  Thursday, January 21, 2016 between 10:45AM and 4:30PM Location:  Unit Block of Ann Avenue, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Thursday between … Continue reading

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Vehicle Stop Leads to Marijuana and Gun Arrest 1-22-15

Complaint # 50-16-2286 Date/Time:  Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 6:40PM Location:  North DuPont Highway at Rustic Lane (Vehicle Stop) Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department arrested a Smyrna man for carrying a concealed firearm during a … Continue reading

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Weekly Shoplifting Notifications 1-22-15

The Dover Police Department responded to 17 shoplifting calls between Noon on January 14th and Noon on January 21st.  Of those 17 shoplifting complaints, eight are still under investigation, four were unfounded, one store declined prosecution, and four arrests were made in four cases.

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 1-21-16

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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Man Wanted in Mid-Atlantic Pawn Parking Lot Robbery 1-21-15

  Update:  The Dover Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for 35-year-old Roy A. Pratt for this incident.  Pratt is wanted for the following offenses related to the robbery: -Robbery 1st Degree -Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony … Continue reading

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Dover Police Offer Winter Storm Advice 1-20-16

LATEST WINTER STORM UPDATE: While there are many conflicting forecasts for the weekend, there is a possibility of the Dover area receiving accumulating snowfall between January 22nd and 23rd.  Some forecasts have predicted as much as a foot of snow for … Continue reading

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