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Gold Alert Issued for 20-Year-Old Dover Woman 10-3-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-32336

Date/Time:   Tuesday, October 2nd, 2017 at 4:30PM

Location:  Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for 20-year-old Chilaporn Sripongsai.  Sripongsai was last heard from at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2017.  Sripongsai does have a condition that can affect her health and safety.  Her destination, vehicle, and clothing are all unknown at this time.  The picture below was submitted to the Dover Police Department from Sriponsai’s social media accounts.  If you have any information of Chilaporn Sripongsai’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.

Chilaporn Sripongsai


Traffic Stop Leads to Drugs/Weapons Charges for Dover Man 10-3-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-32151

Date/Time:  Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 10:51

Location:  Division Street at S. West Street, Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 27-year-old Philip Wooten on drug and weapons offenses following a traffic stop on Monday morning.  At approximately 10:51 a.m., officers from the Dover Police Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole stopped Wooten in the area of Division Street and S. West Street for an expired vehicle registration.  During the stop, officers conducted an “open air sniff” of the vehicle’s exterior using a department canine.  The Dover Police canine alerted to the vehicle and officers discovered 10.8 grams of fentanyl, 1.5 grams of powder cocaine, and 30 tablets of MDMA.  Delaware Probation and Parole then executed an Administrative Search Warrant on Wooten’s apartment at 87 Par Haven Drive.  During this search, officers located 9mm and .45 caliber ammunition in the residence.  Wooten is a person prohibited from possession firearms or ammunition due to prior felony convictions.

Wooten was committed to JTVCC in default of 81,025 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Fentanyl
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of Controlled Substance w/ Agg. Factor
-Drug Paraphernalia

Philip Wooten

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Royal Farms Robbery 10-3-2017

The Dover Police Department arrested Roce Barlow (76) for the robbery that occurred at Royal Farms on Saturday morning.  Barlow was identified by detectives after reviewing video surveillance, and was later contacted by police during a loitering complaint in the downtown Dover area.  Barlow was arrested without incident and committed to JTVCC in default of $10,000 secured bond on a single count of First Degree Robbery.














Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-31905

Date/Time:   Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:01 a.m.

Location:  Royal Farms, 293 S. Saulsbury Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Saturday morning.  The robbery occurred at Royal Farms located at 293 S. Saulsbury Road.  A black male suspect entered the business and displayed a handgun, demanding cash.  The suspect fled the store in an undisclosed amount of cash in a black Toyota Camry with a female driver.  The male suspect was described as wearing a dark shirt, ball cap, plaid pajama pants, and slippers.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App