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Dover Man Arrested on Drug Charges Following Probation Administrative Search 11-15-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-36300

Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 13th, 019 at 11:55PM

Location:  100 Block of Roosevelt Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Darius Jean-Baptiste (19) on drug charges after assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with an administrative search of his residence.  During the search, the following items were located:
-96 bags of heroin (.672 gram)
-2.2 grams of “synthetic marijuana”
-1.6 grams of marijuana
-drug paraphernalia
-$330 in drug proceeds

Jean-Baptiste was committed to SCI on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Counterfeit Controlled Substance
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Darius Jean-Baptiste

Gold Alert Cancelled for James Allen 11-15-2019

UPDATE: The Gold Alert for James Allen has been cancelled after he was located on November 15th, 2019.


Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-36414

Date/Time:  Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at approximately 4:30PM

Location:  400 Block of Country Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing 54-year-old male.  James Allen was reported missing by family members after leaving his residence at 400 Country Drive at approximately 4:30PM on Thursday, November 14th, 2019.  Allen has a condition that if not monitored properly, may pose a risk to his well-being.  Allen is described as being a black male, 5’10”, approximately 200 pounds.  It is not known what he was last wearing.  He may be operating a red Mazda CX5 with Delaware tags (PC212472).  

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

James Allen