Arrest Made in March 30th Weston Drive Murder 6-19-2019

JUNE 19, 2019 UPDATE

The Dover Police Department has made an arrest in the murder of 35-year-old Tyrone Sampson that occurred on March 30th, 2019 on Weston Drive.  Jermaine Brown (36) was arrested by the US Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force on June 18th at an apartment in the Persimmon Tree apartment complex in the 500 block of Persimmon Tree Lane.  Brown was arrested without incident.  Another resident in the apartment, Samantha Randall, was also arrested for hindering prosecution at the time.

Brown was committed to SCI on $330,500 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Murder 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (2x)
-Criminal Mischief

Samantha Randall (26) was released on an O.R. bond on a single charge of Hindering Prosecution.

Jermaine Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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APRIL 1, 2019 UPDATE

Tyrone Sampson (35), the victim of a shooting that occurred on Weston Drive in the early morning hours of March 30th, 2019, has died as a result of his injuries.  Sampson was pronounced dead on Monday, April 1st, 2019 after suffering a gunshot wound to his upper body two days prior.

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 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.

ORIGINAL RELEASE

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-9439

Date/Time: Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at 3:50AM

Location:  Unit Block of Weston Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 35-year-old Dover man in critical condition on early Saturday morning.  At approximately 3:50AM, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the Unit Block of Weston Drive.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body.  The officers performed first aid until medics arrived and transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he remains in critical condition.  

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 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.

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