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Gold Alert Cancelled for 14-Year-Old Girl 1-7-18

UPDATE: The Gold Alert for Destini Cheesman (14) has been cancelled after she was located by police just after 1:00PM on January 7th, 2018.  Cheesman was found safe and will be returned to her guardian.

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-250

Date/Time:   Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 3:00PM

Location:  North West Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing 14-year-old girl.  Destini Cheesman was last seen at approximately 3:00PM at her residence on North West Street and was wearing jeans and a dark hooded sweatshirt..  Cheesman has a condition that may pose a risk to her health if unsupervised.  It is believed that her leaving was voluntary and that she may  be with friends or acquaintances in the Dover or Wilmington areas.  If you have any information on Cheesman’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111.

Destini Cheesman