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Dover Man Arrested Following Attempted Burglary

Incident Number: 50-22-36810

Date/Time:  Tuesday, November 28, 2022, at 8:50 p.m.

Location: 800 block of South State Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Dwayne Tate, 27, of Dover, DE, for attempted burglary and related charges following an attempted break in Monday night. The investigation began at approximately 8:50 p.m., when Dover Police received a call from the victim who advised that someone was trying to break in to her home. Officers responded to the house and observed the suspect, later identified as Tate, wearing a mask, on the front porch of the residence. Officers attempted to take Tate into custody at which time he ran away. Tate was taken into custody after an officer used their Taser. After being arrested, Tate was found in possession of 9 grams of marijuana. Through the ensuing investigation it was found that Tate had broken a window to the residence in an attempt to get inside.

Tate was transported to Dover Police where he was arraigned at JP7.

Tate was committed to SCI on $12,500 secured bail on the following charges:
-Attempted Burglary First Degree
-Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony
-Resisting Arrest
-Criminal Mischief
-Possession of Marijuana


Dwayne Tate
Dover, DE