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Administrative Search Leads to Drug Arrest For Felton Man

Incident Number: 50-22-36973

Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at 2:04 p.m.

Location: Relax Inn, 640 South DuPont Highway, 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 Willie Wilson, 44,  of Felton, DE, for drug dealing charges following an administrative search Wednesday afternoon. The investigation began at approximately 2:04 p.m. when the Dover Police Street Crimes Unit assisted Delaware Probation and Parole with an administrative search on a room at the Relax Inn associated with Wilson. As a result of the search, Wilson was found in possession of 21 grams of crack cocaine, 584 bags of heroin and $959. Wilson was arrested without incident and transported to Dover Police. 

Wilson was arraigned through JP#2 and released on his own recognizance bail on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 Quantity (2x)
-Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 Quantity (2x)
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Wilson was committed to SCI on a violation of probation warrant.

Willie Wilson
Felton, DE

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

Dover Police Investigate Thanksgiving Day Homicide

Incident Number: 50-22-36388

Date/Time:  Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 3:42 a.m.

Location: Unit Block of Forest Creek Drive, 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 the shooting death of Walter Pereira, 29, of Dover, DE, that occurred early Thursday morning. The investigation began at approximately 3:42 a.m., when Dover Police received the call for a shooting at a residence in the unit block of Forest Creek Drive. Officers responded and located Pereira laying on the ground with gun shot wounds. Officers and Paramedics began life saving efforts until Pereira was transported to an area hospital, where he later died. Rayvaughn Jones, 29, of Dover, DE, was arrested leaving the residence where this shooting occurred. Through the ensuing investigation, it was determined that Jones lives at the residence with Pereira. The suspects are described as being two black males. No further description is available at this time. 

As part of the investigation, Detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence and located the following evidence; AK47 rifle, AR-15 rifle, 12 gauge shotgun, Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun, KBI Inc handgun, Springfield Armory 9mm handgun, Freedom Arms .22 Caliber handgun, 2,130.4 grams of marijuana, 914 doses of M/30 oxycodone pills, 27 grams of methamphetamine, 6.38 grams of cocaine, 30 doses of LSD, $7,186, and several pieces of drug paraphernalia. 

Jones was arrested without incident and charged with the following:
-Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited(13x)
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony(7x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 
-Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 Quantity
-Possession with Intent to Deliver LSD in a Tier 2 Quantity
-Possession of LSD in a Tier 2 Quantity
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine in a Tier 3 Quantity
-Possession of Methamphetamine in a Tier 3 Quantity
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine in a Tier 1 Quantity
-Possession of Cocaine in a Tier 1 Quantity
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Conspiracy Second Degree

Bail information and a photo of Jones are unavailable at this time.

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 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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Three Arrested Following Search Warrant

Incident Number: 50-22-36215

Date/Time:  Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 1:52 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of North Governors Ave, 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 Unique Trader, 19, Demetric Isabell, 18, and a 17-year-old male, all of Dover, DE following a search warrant Tuesday afternoon. The investigation began when Dover Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit was assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with a home visit on Trader. Upon their arrival, Officers took Trader, Isabell, a 17-year-old male, and 7 additional people into custody after a Smith and Wesson SD .40 caliber handgun, and 3.8 grams of crack cocaine were located at the residence. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and officers found an additional 3.1 grams of crack cocaine, 466.7 grams of marijuana and $810. Through the investigation, it was determined that the 7 additional individuals initially taken into custody were not involved in this incident and they were released without charges. Trader, Isabell and the 17-year-old male were taken to Dover Police for processing.

Trader was committed to SCI on $55,500 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (5x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity
-Conspiracy Second Degree
-Possession of Marijuana

Isabell was committed to SCI on $55,500 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (5x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity
-Conspiracy Second Degree
-Possession of Marijuana

The 17-year-old male was committed to Stevenson House $36,600 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (5x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity
-Conspiracy Second Degree
-Possession of Marijuana



Welfare Check Leads to Drug Dealing and Weapon Charges for Hartly Man

Incident Number: 50-22-36288

Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 1:46 a.m.

Location: Wawa, 1450 Forrest Avenue, 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 Zachary Groome, 26, of Hartly, DE, on drug dealing and weapon charges, following a welfare check at Wawa early Wednesday morning. The investigation began at 1:46 a.m., when Dover Police received a call for a welfare check at Wawa. It was reported that someone was sleeping inside of a vehicle in the parking lot. Officers responded and located the vehicle at the gas pumps. Officers contacted Groome inside of this vehicle. The officers immediately smelled marijuana inside the vehicle and a search was conducted. Officers located a Glock 19 9mm handgun, approximately 55 grams of marijuana, a digital scale and $794. Groome was taken into custody without incident and transported to Dover Police.

Groome was released on OR bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
-Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Zachary Groome
Hartly, DE

Traffic Stop Leads To Weapon and Drug Arrest

Incident Number: 50-22-36279

Date/Time:  Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 11:47 p.m.

Location: North DuPont Hwy / Rustic Lane, 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 Anthony Mosley, 31, of Dover, DE, on weapon and drug charges following a traffic stop late Tuesday evening. The investigation began at 11:47 p.m., when an officer on patrol observed a car driving northbound on North DuPont Highway with no license plate displayed. The officer stopped the car and contacted Mosley, who was driving the vehicle. The officer observed drugs in plain view in the vehicle and a search was conducted. Officers located 1.1 grams of cocaine and a black and gray handgun inside of a bookbag, as a result of the search. Mosley was taken into custody without incident and transported to Dover Police where he was arraigned.

Mosely was released on OR bond on the following charges:
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
-Possession of a Controlled Substance
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Several Traffic Violations

Anthony Mosley
Dover, DE

Dover Police Arrest Magnolia Man Following Shooting that Left One Injured

Incident Number: 50-22-36101

Date/Time:  Monday, November 21, 2022, at 3:31 p.m.

Location: 200 Block of North West 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 Aaron Grimes, 22, of Magnolia, DE, following a shooting on North West Street Monday afternoon, that left a 24-year-old man from Dover, DE injured. The investigation began at 3:31 p.m., when Dover Police received a call for shots fired in the 200 block of North West Street. Officers went to the area and located a large crowd. Officers were able to located the victim, who had sustained a gunshot wound to his thigh. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 

Through their investigation, Detectives determined that Grimes was at the scene of the shooting and did shoot a handgun, hitting the victim in the thigh. No other injuries were reported. Grimes was taken into custody at the scene without incident. The firearm from this incident has not been recovered.

Grimes was taken to Dover Police where he was arraigned at JP#2.

Grimes was released on $22,500 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Assault Second Degree

 

Aaron Grimes
Magnolia, DE

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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