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Residential Burglary on Horsepond Road 8-17-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-26064

Date/Time:  Friday, August 16th, 2019 between 12:15PM and 5:15PM

Location: 2000 Block of Horsepond Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at a residence in the 2000 Block of Horsepond Road.  The incident occurred on Friday, August 16th, between 12:15PM-5:15PM when an unknown suspect entered the home by forcing entry through a rear door.  Once inside, the suspect rummaged through two bedrooms before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash from the residence. 

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.

Gold Alert Issued for 15-Year-Old 8-17-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-26134

Date/Time:  Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 11:18AM

Location:  Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing Dover teen. Joseph Ramos (15) was reported missing after last being seen in the area of Horsepond Road.  Ramos was wearing a yellow and blue plaid shirt with aqua colored shorts.  Ramos has a condition that is concerning for his health and safety if not properly treated.  If you have any information Ramos’ whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.

Joseph Ramos