Gold Alert Issued for 20-Year-Old Dover Woman 10-3-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-32336

Date/Time:   Tuesday, October 2nd, 2017 at 4:30PM

Location:  Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for 20-year-old Chilaporn Sripongsai.  Sripongsai was last heard from at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2017.  Sripongsai does have a condition that can affect her health and safety.  Her destination, vehicle, and clothing are all unknown at this time.  The picture below was submitted to the Dover Police Department from Sriponsai’s social media accounts.  If you have any information of Chilaporn Sripongsai’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.

Chilaporn Sripongsai

 

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Traffic Stop Leads to Drugs/Weapons Charges for Dover Man 10-3-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-32151

Date/Time:  Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 10:51

Location:  Division Street at S. West Street, Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested 27-year-old Philip Wooten on drug and weapons offenses following a traffic stop on Monday morning.  At approximately 10:51 a.m., officers from the Dover Police Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole stopped Wooten in the area of Division Street and S. West Street for an expired vehicle registration.  During the stop, officers conducted an “open air sniff” of the vehicle’s exterior using a department canine.  The Dover Police canine alerted to the vehicle and officers discovered 10.8 grams of fentanyl, 1.5 grams of powder cocaine, and 30 tablets of MDMA.  Delaware Probation and Parole then executed an Administrative Search Warrant on Wooten’s apartment at 87 Par Haven Drive.  During this search, officers located 9mm and .45 caliber ammunition in the residence.  Wooten is a person prohibited from possession firearms or ammunition due to prior felony convictions.

Wooten was committed to JTVCC in default of 81,025 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Fentanyl
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of Controlled Substance w/ Agg. Factor
-Drug Paraphernalia

Philip Wooten

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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Royal Farms Robbery 10-3-2017

UPDATE:
The Dover Police Department arrested Roce Barlow (76) for the robbery that occurred at Royal Farms on Saturday morning.  Barlow was identified by detectives after reviewing video surveillance, and was later contacted by police during a loitering complaint in the downtown Dover area.  Barlow was arrested without incident and committed to JTVCC in default of $10,000 secured bond on a single count of First Degree Robbery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-31905

Date/Time:   Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:01 a.m.

Location:  Royal Farms, 293 S. Saulsbury 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 early Saturday morning.  The robbery occurred at Royal Farms located at 293 S. Saulsbury Road.  A black male suspect entered the business and displayed a handgun, demanding cash.  The suspect fled the store in an undisclosed amount of cash in a black Toyota Camry with a female driver.  The male suspect was described as wearing a dark shirt, ball cap, plaid pajama pants, and slippers.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Armed Robbery Royal Farms 9/30/2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-31905

Date/Time:   Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:01 a.m.

Location:  Royal Farms, 293 S. Saulsbury 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 early Saturday morning.  The robbery occurred at Royal Farms located at 293 S. Saulsbury Road.  A black male suspect entered the business and displayed a handgun, demanding cash.  The suspect fled the store in an undisclosed amount of cash in a black Toyota Camry with a female driver.  The male suspect was described as wearing a dark shirt, ball cap, plaid pajama pants, and slippers.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Dover Police Partner With Elks Lodge to Host Bicycle Rodeo 9/28/17

The Dover Police Department, in conjunction with the Dover Elks Lodge No. 1903, will be hosting a bike rodeo on Saturday, October 14th from Noon-3:00 p.m.

The rodeo will give children an opportunity to learn bike safety and to practice road safety skills with their parents, and enjoy other fun activities and contests all while engaging in conversation with officers. Community policing officers will be on hand to answer questions about crime trends and public safety issues in the city.

Free food, drinks, and giveaways will be available while supplies last.  Children will also have a chance to win a bike and helmet, participate in a pie eating contest, meet “Chase” from Paw Patrol, and much more.

Children 14 and under are welcome to attend.  Please bring your child’s bicycle and helmet!

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Arrest Made in Several Burglary/Theft Cases 9/27/17


UPDATE:

The Dover Police Department has arrested Everlasting Simpson (18) in connection with the four cases listed below.  As a result of his arrest, Simpson was committed to JTVCC in default of $108,950 secured bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Home Invasion
-Burglary 2nd Degree (2x)
-Theft Under $1,500 (3x)
-Unlawful Use of Payment Card
-Theft by False Pretense
-Criminal Mischief
-Criminal Trespass

Everlasting Simpson
Age: 18
Dover, DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-30579

Date/Time:   Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 between 6:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m.

Location:  100 Block of Upland Avenue, Dover, DE 19901

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Tuesday evening.  The incident occurred between 6:0o p.m. and 9:20 p.m. on September 19th while the home was vacant.  Upon returning, the owner noticed that a rear window screen had been cut.  The unknown suspect(s) took an undisclosed amount of cash from a bedroom and fled.

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-30686

Date/Time:   Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 3:20PM

Location:  1500 Block of North Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary after a 78-year-old woman came home to discover the suspect in her home.  The incident occurred on Wednesday, September 20th at 3:20 p.m., when the home owner arrived at her residence.  When she entered the residence she was found an unknown black male in her residence.  The victim confronted the suspect, who took the purse off of her shoulder, knocking the woman to the ground in the process.  The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.  The victim had very minor injuries and was not treated.

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-30960

Date/Time:   Friday, September 22nd, 2017 between 10:20 a.m. and 12:05 p.m.

Location:  1061 S. Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred between 10:20 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017.  During this time, the home was vacant and an unknown suspect entered the home through an unsecured rear window.  Once inside, the suspect stole several electronics and fled the residence.

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-30156

Date/Time:   Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 1:50PM

Location:  1061 S. Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a theft from a vehicle and an Unlawful Use of a Payment Card.  The incident occurred between 8:30 p.m. on September 15th and 12:30 p.m. on September 16th, when an unknown suspect entered the victims unsecured vehicle that was parked in the 100 Block of Holmes Street.  The suspect stole a wallet containing cash and credit/debit cards.  Further investigation revealed that the cards were being used at area businesses.

 

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Dover Man Charged with Drug and Weapons Offenses After Fleeing on Bicycle 9-27-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-31471

Date/Time:   Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 9:46PM

Location:  300 Block of Cecil Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested 44-year-old Rodney Morris on drug and weapons offenses following an investigation on Tuesday evening.  Officers contacted Morris in the area of Fulton Street and New Street following a drug investigation.  Morris then fled on a bicycle from officers.  A short time later, Morris was apprehended and found to be in possession of 5.4 grams of crack cocaine, 9.3 grams of marijuana, and a loaded .40 caliber handgun.  Morris was committed to JTVCC in default of $32,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Tampering with Physical Evidence

Robert Morris

 

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Dover Police/Delaware Probation and Parole Arrest Dover Man on Firearms Charges 9-27-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-31413

Date/Time:   Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 1:48PM

Location:  400 Block of Kent Avenue, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested 32-year-old Jerome Miller on firearms charges after assisting Delaware Probation and Parole on an administrative warrant on Tuesday afternoon.  Officers stopped Miller in the area of US Rt 13 and State Street for driving with a suspended license.  After locating a small amount of marijuana inside the vehicle, Delaware Probation and Parole executed an administrative warrant on his residence, located in the 400 block of Kent Avenue.  During the search, officers located a loaded .380 handgun.  As a result Miller was committed to JTVCC in default of $30,750 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana
-Violation of Probation
-Driving While Suspended

Jerome Miller

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Armed Robbery at Dollar General, Suspect Arrested 9-22-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-30842

Date/Time:   Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 2:18PM

Location:  Dollar General, 1059 Walker Road, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested a 37-year-old Dover man after he robbed a Dollar General store on Thursday afternoon.  At approximately 2:18PM, Justus Ramos entered the Dollar General in the Hamlet Shopping Center and produced a knife to the clerk, demanding cash.  Ramos then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in a dark blue Hyundai SUV.  Detectives investigating the case were able to obtain a tag number for the suspect’s vehicle and responded to the area of General’s Greene off of Route 10 in Dover in an attempt to locate the suspect and/or the vehicle.  A check of the Ramos’ residence was unsuccessful.  As detectives were leaving the area, they located the vehicle in the parking lot of McDonald’s just in front of General’s Greene.  Officers were able to stop the vehicle and take Ramos into custody without incident.  Officers also located heroin and the knife used in the robbery inside the vehicle.  Ramos was committed to JTVCC in default of $41,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of Heroin
-Drug Paraphernalia

Justus Ramos

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 9-21-17

The following images contain the newest Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notifications for the City of Dover.  If there any questions or concerns, please contact the Dover Police Sex Offender Enforcement Unit.


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