Date/Time: Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 9:06PM
Location: Stevenson Drive, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department arrested one juvenile suspect in a home invasion case and are seeking a second suspect. The incident occurred on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 when a 49-year-old woman was standing in front of her home in the Unit Block of Stevenson Drive and was approached by two suspects wearing masks and displaying firearms. The victim was forced into her residence and into a closet before she was able to escape out of a window.
Detectives later learned that Vaughn Hall (16) was one of the suspects involved in the incident and obtained warrants for his arrest. On September 26th, 2019, at 5:10PM, officer observed Hall in the area of White Oak Road. Hall led officers on a brief foot chase before being apprehended. Vaughn had a handgun in his pants when taken into custody.
At approximately 6:48PM, officers executed a search warrant at Vaughn’s residence on Stevenson Drive. During the search, officers located ammunition, a handgun magazine, and drug paraphernalia.
Hall was charged with the following offenses and committed on a $53,700 secured bond:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
-Unlawful Imprisonment 1st Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession of Firearm by Juvenile
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Illegal Gang Participaton
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
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.