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Dover Man Arrested for Possession of AR-15 Outfitted with Bump Stock 2-19-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4999 Date/Time:   Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 12:30PM  Location:  400 Block of New Castle Avenue, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  The Dover Police Department arrested Joseph Carter (45) on weapons offenses on Monday … Continue reading

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Dover P.A.L. Basketball Skills Camp Announced for March 23rd 2-18-2019

Join the Dover Police Department Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) and others for a one-day Basketball Skills Camp at the John W. Pitts Recreation Center on March 23rd, 2019.  The camp is FREE for 5th-8th grade students, male or female. All … Continue reading

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Metro PCS Store Burglarized 2-18-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4944 Date/Time:   Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at 9:58PM  Location:  Metro PCS, 464 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  The Dover Police Department is investigating a commercial burglary of a Metro PCS … Continue reading

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Suspect Arrested After Breaking In Home on Pear Street 2-18-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4821 Date/Time:   Between 2/15/2019 at 6:30PM and 2/16/2019, at 9:06AM  Location:   600 Block of Pear Street, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department arrested Thomas Jenkins (31) for a residential burglary after … Continue reading

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CORRECTION: Gold Alert Issued for Missing Wesley College Student 2-16-2019

CORRECTION: In an earlier press release regarding the Gold Alert/Missing Person investigation of Erick Acevedo-Palencia, the public information officer made an error in the spelling of the subject’s last name.  In that release, the name was spelled Acavedo-Palencia.  The correct … Continue reading

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Gold Alert Issued for Wesley College Student Missing Since February 12th, 2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4518 Date/Time:   Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at approximately 6:21PM Location:  Wesley College, 120 N. State Street, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative: The Dover Police Department is issuing a Gold Alert while they investigate … Continue reading

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7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested After Assaulting Clerk with Knife 2-15-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4654 Date/Time:   Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 2:54AM  Location:   7-11, 449 S. New Street, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  The Dover Police Department arrested Kevin Wayman, Jr. (32) after robbing a 7-11 on … Continue reading

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Delaware Probation and Parole Witness Burglary, Suspect Arrested 2-14-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4508 Date/Time:   Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 5:58PM Location:   Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  The Dover Police Department arrested a 19-year-old on burglary charges on Wednesday evening.  … Continue reading

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Gold Alert Cancellation 1-12-2019

UPDATE:  The Dover Police Department has cancelled the Gold Alert for Victoria Renda after she returned home safely on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019.   Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4191 Date/Time:   Sunday, February 10th, 2019 at 5:15 Hours Location:  Unit Block of Forest Creek Drive, Dover, … Continue reading

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Gold Alert Cancelled for Dover Teen 2-9-2019

UPDATE: The Gold Alert issued for Victoria Renda has been cancelled after she was safely located and returned to her family. Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-3996 Date/Time:   Friday, February 8th, 2019 at  Location:  Dover High School, 1 Dover High Drive, Dover, DE Officer Releasing … Continue reading

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