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UPDATE (Subject Located): Dover Police Issue AMBER Alert For Missing 17-year-old

UPDATE (August 9th, 2022): The Dover Police Department has cancelled the AMBER Alert for Taniyah Quail-Marker. Taniyah Quail-Marker has been found safe.

Incident/Complaint#:  50-22-24527

Date:  Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 at 8:12 a.m.

Location: 100 Block of Macdonald Grove, Leander Lakes Apartments, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:  Master Corporal Ryan Schmid / Public Information Officer

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has issued an AMBER Alert for Taniyah Quail-Marker, a 17-year-old female from Dover. Taniyah Quail-Marker left a relative’s residence at approximately midnight on August 9th with a male subject. Attempts to contact Taniyah Quail-Marker or locate her have been unsuccessful. Based on evidence obtained at this point in the investigation, it is believed that Taniyah Quail-Marker’s safety may be at risk and that her missing status may not be voluntary. Taniyah was last seen wearing a blue cookie monster shirt, shorts, and white crocs. Taniyah was last seen with a light skinny black male, dreadlocks, wearing dark clothing, inside of a blue Nissan Versa with Alaska registration JPL799. Taniyah is described as a black female, 5’04”, approximately 240 pounds. A recent photo of Taniyah and a picture of what the vehicle may look like are below.

If you have any information regarding this case please contact your local law enforcement agency or dial 911 immediately.


Dover Man Arrested On Weapons Charges Following Traffic Stop

Incident Number: 50-22-24462

Date/Time:  Monday, August 8, 2022 at 3:36 p.m.

Location: Saulsbury Road and Walker Road

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department has arrested Unique Trader Jr., a 19-year-old Dover man, on weapons charges following a traffic stop Monday afternoon. At approximately 3:36 p.m., officers from the Street Crimes Unit stopped Trader Jr. in a vehicle after observing a traffic violation near the intersection of Saulsbury Road and Walker Road. Trader Jr. was found to have an active warrant from Dover Police and was taken into custody without incident. Trader Jr. was found to be in possession of a black 9mm handgun, which had no engraved serial number.

Trader Jr. was committed to SCI on an $18,100 secured bail on the following charges:

-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of An Untraceable Firearm
-Felony Breach of Release

Unique Trader Jr.
Dover, Delaware

If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please 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.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

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