Category Archives: NEWS

Back to School Safety from the Dover Police Department 8-17-2017

Summer is quickly coming to an end and families across Dover are preparing to send their children back to school in the coming weeks.  The Capital School District begins school on Thursday, August 24th and Caesar Rodney begins Monday, August … Continue reading

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Armed Robbery in Parking Lot of 7-11 Hamlet Shopping Center 8-16-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-26431 Date/Time:   Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 2:50AM Location:  Parking lot of 7-11 at 1019 Walker Road, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred … Continue reading

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Bicycle Violation Leads to Gun Arrest 8-15-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-26287 Date/Time:   Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at 1:52AM  Location:  Maple Parkway and N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: Thomas Clark (29), of Dover, was arrested on firearms charges following a traffic … Continue reading

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Dover Police Accepting Applications for 2017 Citizen’s Police Academy 8-10-17

The Citizen Police Academy (CPA) is a program that meets once a week on Tuesday evenings from 6:00p.m-9:00pm from September 12th-November 7th, 2016 (except October 31st).  This program is designed to provide members of the Dover community with additional knowledge … Continue reading

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Two Suspects Burglarize Two Businesses Overnight 8-10-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-25710/25709 Date/Time:   Thursday, August 10th, 2017 Location:  321 Independence Blvd., Dover, DE (DOT Discount Store) 283 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE (Sally’s Beauty Supply) Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating … Continue reading

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Probation Check Leads to Drug and Gun Charges 8-8-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-25060 Date/Time:   Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 at 10:45PM  Location:  Capital Inn, 1426 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: Officers from the Dover Police Department Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and … Continue reading

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Man Arrested After Robbing Elderly Woman at ATM 8-7-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-25331 Date/Time:   Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at 1:05PM  Location:  Dover Federal Credit Union, 255 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department arrested a 28-year-old man after he robbed … Continue reading

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Drug/Firearms Arrest on Kirkwood Street 8-7-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-25027 Date/Time:   Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 at 2:16PM  Location:  100 Block of S. Kirkwood Street, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department, with assistance from the Delaware State Police and Delaware … Continue reading

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Two Arrested Following Search Warrant on Alonzo Drive 8-4-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-24802 Date/Time:   Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 at 6:05AM  Location:  100 Block of Alonzo Drive, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department, with assistance from the Delaware State Police, and Delaware Probation … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Victim Named in Fatal Pedestrian Accident 8-1-17

UPDATE: The Dover Police Department has identified Ronald Lutrell (59), of Dover,  as the victim in the fatal pedestrian accident on Friday, July 28th, 2017.  The driver of the vehicle that struck Lutrell will not be charged in the incident. … Continue reading

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