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Arrest Made in West North Street Home Invasion 1-21-2020

The Dover Police Department and U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Syrian Grant (14) in connection with the January 12th Home Invasion on West North Street.  Grant was developed as a suspect in the investigation and taken into custody on Thursday, January 16th in Milford, Delaware.  

Grant was committed to Stevenson Detention Center on a $91,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Home Invasion
-Possession of a Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Syrian Grant
Ellendale, DE









This case remains under investigation with additional arrests possible.  


Incident Number: 50-20-1328

Date/Time:  Sunday, January 12th, 2020 at approximately 2:29AM

Location:  900 Block of West North Street,  Dover, DE

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


Dover Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, January 12th that left a man with four gunshot wounds.  The 39-year-old male victim called 911 reporting that multiple suspects entered his home demanding property and then fired multiple shots, striking the victim four times.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital, where it was learned that his wounds were not 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.