Monthly Archives: August 2018

Correction: Towne Point Shooting Arrest

In the updated story announcing the arrest of Rodney West as the suspect in the Towne Point Elementary School shooting death of Derrick Combs, Combs was incorrectly listed as an employee of the school. Rodney West, the suspect in custody, … Continue reading

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Arrest Made in Shooting Death on Towne Point Elementary School Property 8-30-2018

Update: The Dover Police Department is announcing the arrest of Rodney West (53) in connection with the shooting death of Derrick Combs that occurred on Tuesday night on the property of Towne Point Elementary School.   West was an employee with … Continue reading

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Walker Road 8-29-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-29028 Date/Time:   Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 10:52AM Location:   Walker Road, East of Butner Place, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  The Dover Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred on … Continue reading

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Dover Police Investigating Fatal Shooting After Hours at Towne Point Elementary 8-29-18

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-29100 Date/Time:   Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 9:58PM Location:   Towne Point Elementary School, 629 Buckson Drive, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:   The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 39-year-old … Continue reading

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Dover Police Announce Third Annual Trick-or Treat Event 8-27-2018

The Dover Police Department and Downtown Dover Partnership is excited to announce its Third Annual Trick-or-Treat event that has drawn over 11,000 visitors in its first two years.  The event will be held on its traditional date of the Friday … Continue reading

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Timothy Safford (Liberty Court Murder Suspect) Extradited and Formally Charged 8-24-18

The Dover Police Department took custody of Timothy Safford on Friday, August 24th, 2018.  Safford was formally charged with 1st Degree Murder, Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony,  Possession of Firearm/Ammunition by Person Prohibited (2x) and was committed to … Continue reading

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Burglary at Dover Church 8-24-18

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-28549 Date/Time:   Friday, August 24th, 2018 at approximately 4:00AM Location:   Dover Presbyterian Church, 54 S. State Street, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at … Continue reading

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Lowe’s Partners with Dover Police for Community Project 8-24-2018

The Dover Police Department and Lowe’s of Camden and Dover, DE is excited to announce a joint community service project at the Elizabeth W. Murphey School.   From August 27th-30th, representatives from the Lowe’s Hero Team, the Dover Police Department’s Police Athletic … Continue reading

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 8-24-18

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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Woman Shot in Arm at Reed Street and New Street on Tuesday Evening 8-22-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-28224 Date/Time:   Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 9:38PM Location:   Reed Street at S. New Street Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday evening.  At approximately … Continue reading

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