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Two Arrested on Drug Charges After Officers Witness Drug Sale 4-11-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10719

Date/Time:  Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 11:31AM

Location:  Schoolview Lane at Wilson Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

Two men were arrested on drug charges after officers observed them conducting drug transactions on Tuesday morning.  While conducting surveillance in the area of Walker Road and Ann Avenue, officers observed Jordan carter (23) and Jhashawn Landry (22) conduct a drug transaction.  The pair then left the area and conducted a second transaction ad were then contacted by police.  Landry and Carter were found to be in possession of 20 grams of crack cocaine, 4.9 grams of marijuana, and one dose of ecstasy. 

Jordan Carter was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Delivery of Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Jhashawn Landry was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Ecstasy
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Jordan Carter
Jhashawn Landry

Residential Burglary on Pebble Valley Drive 4-11-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10818

Date/Time:  See Narrative

Location:  200 Block of Pebble Valley Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred in the 200 Block of Pebble Valley Drive.  Between 11:00PM on April 9th and 5:00AM on April 10th, an unknown suspect entered an open garage door at the residence and took items from inside of the victim’s vehicle.  The suspect then entered the home and took multiple items from the first floor, including car keys.  The suspect then fled the residence.  Several items were located in the wooded area south of the residence and given back to the owner.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

Green Alert Cancelled for Dover Man 4-10-2019

UPDATE: The Green Alert issued for James Fizer has been cancelled after he was successfully located in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10827

Date/Time:   Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at 7:13AM

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Green Alert for a missing Dover man.  James Fizer (40) was last seen leaving his home on Katrina Way in Dover in a black 2005 Ford Explorer.  He was last seen wearing a green Carhart jacket, tan pants, and tan boots.  Fizer is approximately 5’8″ tall, stocky build, with black hair, a trimmed black beard, and glasses.  Fizer has a condition that may present issues with his health if not monitored and treated correctly.  

If you have any information on Fizer’s whereabouts, please contact 302-736-7111.

James Fizer

Suspect Arrested in 7-11 Robbery 4-10-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10798

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at approximately 11:32PM

Location:  7-11, 654 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested 39-year-old Bryan Neal on robbery charges after robbing a 7-11 store on N. DuPont Highway on Tuesday night.  Neal entered the 7-11 business at approximately 11:32PM and displayed a knife, demanding money.  Neal fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and four packs of cigarettes.  A short time later, patrol units checking the area, located Neal in the area of Nimitz Drive and Miller Drive.  Neal attempted to flee from officers, but did give up and was taken into custody without incident.

Neal was committed to SCI on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited
-Resisting Arrest

Bryan Neal

Green Alert Issued for Missing Dover Man 4-10-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10827

Date/Time:   Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at 7:13AM

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Green Alert for a missing Dover man.  James Fizer (40) was last seen leaving his home on Katrina Way in Dover in a black 2005 Ford Explorer.  He was last seen wearing a green Carhart jacket, tan pants, and tan boots.  Fizer is approximately 5’8″ tall, stocky build, with black hair, a trimmed black beard, and glasses.  Fizer has a condition that may present issues with his health if not monitored and treated correctly.  

If you have any information on Fizer’s whereabouts, please contact 302-736-7111.

James Fizer

Pedestrian Violation Leads to Crack Cocaine Arrest 4-9-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10697

Date/Time:   Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 9:50AM

 Location: West Reed Street and South Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Tyrese Bailey (18) on drug charges following a stop for a pedestrian violation.  At approximately 9:50AM, on Tuesday, April 9th, a Dover patrol officer observed Bailey standing in the roadway in the area of West Reed Street and South Governors Avenue.  When the officer attempted to contact Bailey, he attempted to walk away from the officer.  The officer did stop Bailey and later located approximately 7 grams of crack cocaine on his person.  

Bailey is being charged with the following offenses (bond info not available at time of release):
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Pedestrian Violation

Tyrese Bailey
Dover, DE

Speeding Violation Leads to Drug Arrest, 3.26 Pounds of Marijuana Seized 4-9-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-10621

Date/Time:   Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 4:07PM

 Location: North DuPont Highway at Leipsic Road (Traffic Stop), Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

On Monday, April 8th, 2019 at approximately 4:07PM, a Dover patrol officer was conducting speed enforcement in the area of N. DuPont Highway, south of Leipsic Road.  During this time, Deon Townsend (27) was stopped for a speeding violation.  During the traffic stop, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana.  A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of approximately 1,482 grams (3.26 pounds) of marijuana, packaging material, 9.5 doses of Oxycodone, and two digital scales.  Townsend was taken into custody without incident and was released on an O.R. bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Oxycodone

Deon Townsend
Dover, DE

Dover Police Emergency Exercise at Kent County Administration Building Scheduled for April 10th

The Dover Police Department will be participating in an emergency response exercise at the Kent County Administration Building located at 555 South Bay Road on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at approximately 7:30AM.

These exercises are designed to test the capabilities of the Dover Police Department and several other participating agencies in the event of a true emergency.  The exercise also allows participants to become more educated about the resources that each individual agency and participant can provide in a true emergency and discuss ways to improve responses to such incidents.  

This incident is not expected to disrupt area traffic.  There will be a large gathering of emergency vehicles, equipment, and personnel on site but the public should not be alarmed as this is only a training exercise.  The exercise is expected to conclude by 10:00AM

Please call 302-736-7130 with any questions or concerns.