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Arrest Made in June 20th Shooting at Capital Inn


UPDATE:  The Dover Police Department, Delaware Probation and Parole, and the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested the suspect involved in the June 20th shooting at the Capital Inn.  Caleb Collins (31) was taken into custody at a residence in the 7000 Block of S. DuPont Highway in Felton at approximately 12:33 p.m. on June 22nd without incident.  Following the arrest, officers found that Joshua Collins (36), who is Caleb Collins brother, was in possession of 27.5 grams of methamphetamine.

Caleb Collins was committed to SCI on a $115,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Robbery 1st Degree 
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony

Joshua Collins was released on a $120,200 unsecured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine
-Possession of Methamphetamine
-Drug Paraphernalia

Caleb Collins
Dover, DE
Joshua Collins
Felton, DE











Incident Number: 50-21-17684

Date/Time:  Sunday, June 20th, 2021 at 2:34 a.m.

Location: Capital Inn, 1426 N. DuPont Highway, 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 shooting that occurred at the Capital Inn on Sunday morning.  At approximately 2:38 a.m., officers were called to the Capital Inn for a report of a shooting and located a 23-year-old male victim with a single gunshot wound to the back.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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.