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Gold Alert Issued for Missing Dover Woman

Incident/Complaint#:  50-22-24767

Date:  Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 12:13 p.m.

Location: 640 South State Street, Bayhealth Kent Campus, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for Shaimere Wayman, a 28-year-old Dover woman. Wayman suffers from multiple conditions that may pose a risk to her health and safety if not properly monitored and treated. Wayman is described as a black female, 5’9″ in height, approximately 180 pounds with brown hair, and brown eyes. Wayman was last seen leaving Bayhealth Kent Campus on August 11, 2022 at approximately 10:35 a.m. At the time, she was wearing a burgundy hooded sweat shirt and blue pants.

If you have any information on Wayman’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111

Three Dover Officers Injured During Arrest of Domestic Assault Suspect

Incident/Complaint#:  50-22-24715

Date/Time:  Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 8:38 p.m.

Location: Location not Released to Protect Victim, Dover, DE

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


Three Dover Officers were injured Wednesday evening while attempting to arrest a domestic assault suspect. At approximately 8:38 p.m. the Dover Police Department made contact with a female victim who had sustained injuries as a result of a physical altercation with Corey Reyes(40), of Dover, DE. It was discovered that during the physical altercation, Reyes placed his hands around the victim’s neck, impeding her breathing, and caused serious injury to her lower body. The female victim was treated at a nearby hospital for her injuries.

Officers contacted Reyes at a residence in Dover, at which time he refused to be taken into custody. Reyes began grappling with Officers, causing the officers to fall off of an elevated platform onto concrete, where the struggle continued. Reyes was eventually taken into custody and determined to be intoxicated. During this altercation three officers sustained injuries, however they did not require immediate medical attention. A juvenile was at the residence during this incident.

Reyes was committed to SCI on $22,400 secured bail on the following charges:
-Assault Second Degree Injure a Law Enforcement Officer (3x)
-Assault Second Degree
-Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence
-Terroristic Threatening
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child
-Criminal Mischief (3x)
-Disorderly Conduct

Corey Reyes
Dover, DE

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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Dover Woman Arrested During Search Warrant at Kent Budget Inn

Incident Number: 50-22-24713

Date/Time:  Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 7:29 p.m.

Location: Kent Budget Inn, 383 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Deloris Unsworth(42) on drug charges on Wednesday evening.  Dover officers executed a search warrant at a Kent Budget Inn room belonging to Unsworth at approximately 7:29 p.m. on Wednesday as a result of a drug investigation.  During the search, officers located 12.1 grams of crystal methamphetamine. Unsworth was taken into custody without incident.

Unsworth was released on a $36,200 unsecured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 2 Quantity
-Possession with Intent to Deliver a controlled substance
-Possession of a controlled substance in a Tier 2 Quantity
-Possession of drug paraphernalia

Deloris Unsworth
Dover, DE

Dover Police National Night Out August 16th, 2022

The Dover Police Department will once again bring the National Night Out to the Dover community on Tuesday, August 16th from 6-8pm.  The event brings the Dover Police Department, along with several emergency agencies and military personnel to one place where the public can bring their families to meet and greet local heroes and see the equipment used in their jobs while forming a positive relationship with the community.  In addition to appearances and demonstrations by these agencies, Night Out will feature fun activities for all ages along with food and beverages for all while supplies last.  The venue for the event has been moved to the Dover High School at 1 Dover High Drive, Dover, DE. 

The National Night Out  provides a variety of agencies with an opportunity to show our citizens what services they provide, the vehicles and equipment they use, and a chance to interact with personnel in a relaxed atmosphere.  

The Dover Police Department requests that political candidates/officials do NOT campaign, distribute handbills, or other materials at this event.

If you would like more information or wish to register your agency/organization to set up a display at the event, please e-mail: contact@doverpolice.org

MEDIA:  Media are welcome to attend the event. Requests for images from previous events should be made through M/Cpl. Ryan Schmid by email at: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us