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Victim Assaulted After Finding Intruder Inside of Residence 6-17-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-18716

Date/Time:  Monday, June 17th, 2019 at 12:29AM

Location: 100 Block of East Sheldrake Circle, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred early Monday morning.  At approximately 12:29AM, a male resident returned to his home.  A short time later, he discovered an unknown black male suspect in the stairwell of his home.  The suspect punched and kicked the victim before fleeing on foot.  The victim sustained minor injuries but refused medical treatment.  The suspect was described as being a black male, over 20 years of age, average build, wearing a t-shirt and shorts.  

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.

Residential Burglary on Leipsic Road 6-17-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-18437

Date/Time:  Friday, June 14th, 2019 between 6:30AM-6:00PM

Location: 800 Block of Leipsic Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Friday, June 14th, in the 800 Block of Leipsic Road.  Between 6:30AM-6:00PM, an unknown suspect entered the vacant residence by forcing open a side door.  While inside, the suspect stole tools and other miscellaneous items before fleeing the area.

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.

Dover Police Announce 2019 “A Day In Their Boots” Date and Registration

Learn what it takes to be a First Responder in Delaware and the challenges they face by joining the Dover Police Athletic League on Wednesday, July 10th, from 9am-2pm at the Delaware State Fire School.  No cost to attend, but children ages 5-10 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  Lunch will be provided to all participants by event sponsor North Dover Chick-Fil-A.  A minimum of 30 participants is required for this program to take place.  Registration form can be found below.  Parents/Guardians will have to sign a liability waiver after registration.  In 2018, the event registered the maximum number of 200 participants within 4 hours, so register early!  Deadline for registration will be July 5th, 2019.

This event is made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Dover Police Department, Dover Police Athletic League, Delaware State Fire School, Dover Fire Department, and North Dover Chick-Fil-A.

There will also be a raffle for various items at the event with tickets available for purchase.

NOTICE:  This event does include loud noises, bright lights, a K9 bite apprehension demonstration, and hands-on experiences that require a light level of physical activity

Requirements:
-Must complete online event registration at doverpolice.org/DayInTheirBoots
-Must also register as a PAL participant (Click here for form)
-Must provide your own transportation
-NO Open toe shoes-feet must be fully covered (sneakers/boots)

 

Dover Police Arrest Suspect After Two Shooting Incidents 6-13-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-18229

Date/Time:   See Narrative (multiple incidents)

Location:  See Narrative (multiple locations)

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested Jaquell McDonald (22) in connection with two shooting incidents that occurred between Wednesday, June 12th and Thursday, June 13th, 2019.  

The first incident occurred at approximately 10:01PM when officers responded to the 100 Block of Willis Road for a report of multiple shots fired.  Officers learned upon arrival, that multiple vehicles and residences had been struck by gunfire.  A witness provided police with cell phone photos of a gray Ford truck and a 4-door sedan that had fled immediately after the shots were fired.  

At approximately 12:09AM, officers responded to the area of Stevenson Drive (Manchester Sqaure) for a report of shots fired with the suspect being described as a black male wearing light-colored clothing.  Officers who were working a high-visibility patrol assignment in the area, located Jaquell McDonald fleeing from the scene and took him into custody.  Officers also located a .40 caliber handgun that was in the area McDonald as seen fleeing as well as a set of keys to a Ford F-150 that was in the previously mentioned cell phone photo. 

McDonald was committed to SCI in default of $75,500 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (6x)
-Criminal Mischief (5x)

Jaquell McDonald
22
Lincoln., DE

Two Arrested on Drug Charges on S. New Street 6-10-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-17630

Date/Time:   Friday, June 7th, 2019 at 5:06PM

Location:  Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested Khalil Hanzer (25) and Tiffiny Melton (25) on drug charges on Friday afternoon.  At approximately 5:06PM, officers observed both subjects in the Unit Block of South New Street.  Hanzer had an active capias out of two courts and a warrant from Dover PD on unrelated charges at the time.  Prior to contacting the subjects, officers observed them going to and from a vehicle and moving items inside of it.  Once contacted, officers located 30 ecstasy pills, 175.3 grams of marijuana, and a large folding knife (larger then 3″ blade).

Both subjects were arrested without incident.

Hanzer was committed to SCI in default of $16,500 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession of MDMA (Tier 2 qty)
-Possession of Marijuana 
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon 
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Tiffiny Melton was released on $8,500 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana 
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Khalil Hanzer
Tiffiny Melton

Arrest Made in Allure Night Club Shooting 6-7-2019

UPDATE:
The Dover Police Department has arrested Naquan Ingram (35) for the June 2nd shooting that occurred at Allure Night Club.  Ingram was identified by officers who obtained video surveillance from the area that the incident occurred.  Ingram was arrested without incident at the Dover Probation and Parole office by the U.S. Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force on June 6th, 2019 and committed to SCI in default of $174,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Illegal Gang Participation

Naquan Ingram

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-16687

Date/Time:  Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 1:57AM

Location: Allure Night Club Parking Lot, 865 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 38-year-old male injured as he was leaving Allure Night Club.  Dover Police were notified by staff at a nearby hospital that a gunshot victim had arrived by private vehicle to the emergency room.  Officers learned that as the victim was leaving Allure Night Club, he observed a group of people arguing, and heard gunfire.  At that time, the victim was struck in the upper torso and was then transported to the hospital by a friend.  The victim’s injuries were considered non-life threatening.

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.