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Driver Dies from Injuries Sustained in January 25th Crash 2-1-2021

Incident Number: 50-21-2181

Date/Time:  Monday, January 25th, 2021 at 1:16 a.m.

Location: Scarborough Road, north of McKee Road, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


On Monday, January 25th, officers responded to the area of Scarborough Road, approximately 1,650 feet north of McKee Road for a single vehicle collision at 1:16 a.m.  The driver, Leroy Reed (45) of Dover, was transported to Kent General Hospital in serious but stable condition as the result of injuries sustained in the crash.  The accident investigation showed that Reed was driving north on Scarborough Road, approaching the bridge, when the vehicle entered the northbound shoulder and struck a guard rail.  The vehicle then crossed into the southbound lane of travel, striking a curb, exiting the roadway, and colliding with another guard rail.  Reed was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. 

On January 31st, 2021, Reed died while hospitalized as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash.   

Two Wanted by Dover Police for January 27th Robbery 2-1-2021

Update: The Dover Police Department has obtained warrants for two suspects involved in the January 27th robbery on Pear Street.  Tahlik Crowder (21), of Dover, is wanted for Robbery 1st Degree, Assault 3rd Degree, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and other charges related to the incident.  In addition to Crowder, Camron Jackson (16) is wanted in connection with the robbery incident.  Jackson’s image is not published due to being a minor.

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Incident Number: 50-21-2475

Date/Time:  Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 at 7:36 p.m.

Location: Rear Alley in the 600 Block of Pear Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on Wednesday evening in the rear alley of the 600 Block of Pear Street.  A male victim agreed to meet one of the suspects through a social app.  When he met the man on Whatcoat Drive, he was with two other men.  The victim agreed to drive them to Pear Street.  When they stopped in the rear alley of Pear Street, the three suspects assaulted the victim and removed his car keys, wallet, cell phone, and glasses.  The suspects then fled in the vehicle (since recovered) belonging to the victim.  

The victim suffered minor facial injuries and was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment.  The suspects were only described as black males.

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.