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Arson Investigation on Saulsbury Road

Incident Number:  50-23-12392

Date/Time: Friday, April 21, 2023 at 9:21 p.m.

Location: Brookdale, 150 Saulsbury Road, 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 is investigating an arson that occurred Friday evening. The investigation began at 9:21 p.m., when Dover Police and Dover Fire Department responded to Brookedale, 150 Saulsbury Road, for the report of two vehicles on fire. Responding units were advised by witnesses that a suspect was observed running from the area prior to the fire igniting. Through the investigation, Detectives and the Dover Fire Marshal’s office were able to determine that this fire was an arson. A photograph of the suspect has  been included at the bottom of this release. If you can identify the suspect, tips may be submitted by one of the methods listed below.

This 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 www.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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