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UPDATE (SUBJECT FOUND) Gold Alert Issued for Missing Dover Man

UPDATE:  The Gold Alert for Maurice Harris has been cancelled.  Harris was located on October 16th and taken to a nearby hospital for an evaluation.  

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-21-31359

Date:  Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 8:48 a.m.

Location:  Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:  Sgt. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for Maurice Harris (69).  Harris is diagnosed with a condition that may pose a threat to his health and safety if not treated properly and made statements to a family member and police officers on the morning of October 16th that are concerning for his welfare.  Harris last spoke with a family member by phone at 8:20 a.m. on October 16th and a Dover police officer by phone at 9:02 a.m.  Harris is possibly operating a 2012 black Ford Fusion with tinted windows and Delaware registration: 369251.  Harris is a black male, 5’7″, 230 pounds, with brown eyes, bald head, and gray facial hair.  Harris was last known to be wearing black pants and a blue shirt.  His phone was last traced to a wide ranging area in the Lewes, Delaware region at 11:02 a.m., but his phone has since been powered off.  

If you have any information regarding Harris’ whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 or 911 immediately.

 

UPDATE: Gold Alert Issued for Elderly Man with Dementia

UPDATE: Dennis Smith was located by officers and has been transported back to the hospital for treatment.

Incident/Complaint#:  50-21-31293

Date:  Friday, October 15, 2021 at 2:01 p.m.

Location:  Bayhealth Kent Campus, 640 S. State Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:  Sgt. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for Dennis Smith (70).  Smith was waiting for treatment at Bayhealth Hospital (Kent Campus) and walked out before receiving treatment.  Smith is a 70-year-old male who has severe dementia.  Based on surveillance video, Smith was last seen exiting the hospital at approximately 12:15 p.m.   He was last known to be wearing a red and black plaid shirt, gray sweatpants, and black shoes.  Smith also has long gray hair that was pulled back in a ponytail, green eyes, and is approximately 5’6″ tall and weighs 150 pounds.

If you have any information regarding Smith’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 or 911 immediately.

Smith seen on surveillance video leaving the hospital

Curfew Check Leads to Drug and Firearms Arrest


Incident Number: 
50-21-31215

Date/Time:  Thursday, October 14th, 2021 at 10:53 p.m.

Location: 300 Block of North Bradford Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested Brandon Fogle (19) on firearms and drug charges while assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with a curfew check on Thursday night.  At approximately 10:53 p.m. officers conducted a curfew check on Fogle at his residence in the 300 Block of S. Bradford Street.  During the check, officers observed a large quantity of marijuana in plain view in the home.  Fogle attempted to flee toward the rear of the home but was quickly taken into custody and was found to be in possession of 2.2 grams of cocaine.  Officers also located a handgun, a 50 round drum magazine, 513 grams of marijuana, 171.8 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, 13.2 grams of THC oils, 54 grams of THC butane oils, over 100 rounds of various ammunition, and $633 in suspected drug proceeds.

Fogl was committed to SCI on a $66,600 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Psilocybin Mushrooms

-Possession of Psilocybin Mushrooms
-Possession of Cocaine
-Possession of THC (2x)

-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Drug Paraphernalia 

Brandon Fogle
Dover, DE

 

 

 

Two Arrested During Search Warrant at Dover Inn


Incident Number: 
50-21-30951

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Dover Inn, 428 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested Timothy Mcleish (41) on firearms and drug charges on Tuesday afternoon.  Dover officers executed a search warrant at a Dover Inn room belonging to Mcliesh at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday as a result of a drug investigation.  During the search, officers located 1,200 bags of heroin (8.624 grams), 23.7 grams of crack cocaine, 10 grams of cocaine, $1,745 in cash (drug proceeds), and a .40 caliber handgun.  A 17-year-old male was also found in possession of a .45 caliber handgun during the search.  Mcleish and the juvenile suspect were both arrested without incident.

Mcleish was committed to SCI on a $198,500 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Heroin
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Cocaine/Crack Cocaine (2x)
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine/Crack Cocaine (2x)
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia 

The 17-year-old juvenile suspect was committed to a juvenile detention center on a $28,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession with Intent to Deliver

Timothy Mcleish
Age: 41
Dover, DE

 

 

 

Dover Man Arrested for Third Offense DUI After Sleeping Behind the Wheel

Incident Number: 50-21-30860

Date/Time:  Monday, October 11th, 2021 at 10:12 p.m.

Location: Cedar Chase Drive at North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested Steven Jayne (29, Dover) for a third offense DUI charge on Monday night.  Officers responded to the area of North DuPont Highway and Cedar Chase Lane at approximately 10:12 p.m. for a report of a vehicle stopped in the roadway.  Arriving officers located a red Ford F-150 truck stopped in the roadway and found Jayne to be asleep behind the wheel of the running vehicle.  Jayne was unable to complete sobriety tests successfully and a warrant was obtained for a blood draw.  Jayne was committed to SCI on a $3,500 cash bond on the following charges:
-DUI (3rd Offense)
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Offenses

Steven Jayne

Suspect Arrested in December 2020 Shooting

 

UPDATE:

Joshua Brown has been extradited to Delaware after being arrested in Ohio in late September.  Brown was committed to SCI on a $96,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon

Joshua Brown
Age: 41
Dover, DE

Incident Number: 50-20-32583

Date/Time:  Saturday, December 19th, 2020 at 2:48 p.m.

Location:  U.S. Gas, 461 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is seeking a suspect involved in a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday afternoon.  At approximately 2:48 p.m., officers responded to the U.S. Gas service station at 461 N. DuPont Highway for a report of shots fired during a verbal altercation.

The investigation revealed that Joshua Brown (40) was involved in a verbal altercation with an employee about a purchase.  During the altercation, Brown stated “I’ll shoot” and removed a black handgun from his waistband and fired one shot in the direction of the employee.  The employee was not injured.  Brown then fled the area.  

Joshua Brown is currently wanted by the Dover Police Department on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon