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 a 71-year-old woman on Sunday afternoon.  At approximately 1:05PM, the female victim withdrew an undisclosed amount of cash from the drive-up ATM at the Dover Federal Credit Union.  When she received the money, Joshua Lewis, entered her vehicle through the passenger side door and displayed a large knife, demanding the money.  Lewis told the vicitm to drive him to another location, but fled on foot when he observed several other vehicles in the area.  Witnesses advised officers that Lewis fled to a room in the Super Lodge across the highway at 246 N. DuPont Highway.  Officers contacted Lewis and he was taken into custody.  Joshua Lewis was committed on $77,750 secured bond to JTVCC on the following charges:
-Carjacking 1st Degree
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited

Joshua Lewis

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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 Probation and Parole, executed a search warrant in the 100 Block of Kirkwood Street on Thursday, August 3rd.  The search warrant was the result of a drug investigation at the residence.  As a result of the search warrant, officers located 2.649 grams of heroin, .3 grams crack cocaine, .7 grams of marijuana, and a .22 caliber handgun.  The following persons were charged in the incident:

Brandy Coverdale
Age: 36
CHARGES:
Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Endangering the Welfare of a Child (3x)
Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of Marijuana

Ky-Mar Frederick
Age: 16
CHARGES
Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
Aggravated Possession of Heroin
Possession of Crack Cocaine
Drug Paraphernalia

 

 

Richard Harrigan
Age: 36
CHARGES:
Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Endangering the Welfare of a Child (3x)
Drug Paraphernalia
Violation of Probation

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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 and Parole conducted a search warrant in the 100 Block of Alonzo Drive on Wednesday, August 2nd at 6:05AM.  The search warrant was the result of a drug and firearms investigation.  As a result of the search warrant, officers discovered three handguns (9mm), various ammunition, and 20.3 grams of marijuana.  During the search warrant, Khalil Seward attempted to avoid arrest by using a large aggressive dog against officers.  Officers were forced to euthanize the dog as a result.

The following persons were charged in this incident:

Khalil Seward
Age: 19
CHARGES:
Illegal Gang Participation
Possession of Firearm/Ammunition by Person Prohibited (5x)
Use of Animal to Avoid Capture
Resisting Arrest
Possession of Marijuana
BOND: $44,500 cash and Revoked Bail on Pending Felony Charge

Equan Barber
Age: 22
CHARGES:
Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
Resisting Arrest with Force (felony resisting)

 

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 8-1-17

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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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.

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-24316

Date/Time:   Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 8:38PM

Location:  US Route 13/N. DuPont Hwy., South of College Road (Southbound lanes)

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department Collision Reconstruction Team is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident where a pedestrian was struck and killed on Friday night.  At approximately 8:38PM, a 59-year-old male, crossed the northbound and southbound lanes of N. DuPont Highway from the East side of the road way from the area of Raceway Liquors (899 N. DuPont Highway).  When the man attempted to cross the southbound lanes, he ran directly in front of a 2008 Toyota Sienna minivan in the center lane.  The man was struck by the vehicle, causing fatal injuries.  Officers cleared the scene at approximately 11:30PM.  The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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Cancellation of Gold Alert 8-1-17

UPDATE:  The Gold Alert of Iesha Colson Legg has been cancelled.  She was located by the Delaware State Police and transported to a local medical facility for treatment.

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-24619

Date/Time:   Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 3:20PM

Location:  Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a 35-year-old woman.  Iesha Colson Legg, was reported missing after she fled a medical practice in a silver 2013 Dodge Charger with MD REG: 9CG4754.  Legg’s medical condition is a concern and may affect her health and safety.  If you have any information on Legg’s whereabouts, please contact Dover Police at 302-736-7111.

 

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Gold Alert Issued for Dover Woman 7-31-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-24619

Date/Time:   Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 3:20PM

Location:  Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a 35-year-old woman.  Iesha Colson Legg, was reported missing after she fled a medical practice in a silver 2013 Dodge Charger with MD REG: 9CG4754.  Legg’s medical condition is a concern and may affect her health and safety.  If you have any information on Legg’s whereabouts, please contact Dover Police at 302-736-7111.

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident 7-29-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-24316

Date/Time:   Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 8:38PM

Location:  US Route 13/N. DuPont Hwy., South of College Road (Southbound lanes)

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department Collision Reconstruction Team is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident where a pedestrian was struck and killed on Friday night.  At approximately 8:38PM, a 59-year-old male, crossed the northbound and southbound lanes of N. DuPont Highway from the East side of the road way from the area of Raceway Liquors (899 N. DuPont Highway).  When the man attempted to cross the southbound lanes, he ran directly in front of a 2008 Toyota Sienna minivan in the center lane.  The man was struck by the vehicle, causing fatal injuries.  Officers cleared the scene at approximately 11:30PM.  The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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Virginia Man Arrested on Drug Charges Following Incident at Dover Downs Hotel 7-27-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-24100

Date/Time:   Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 1:17AM

 Location:  Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 North DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested a 34-year-old man from Norfolk, Virginia following a trespassing complaint at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino.  Officers were called to the lobby of the hotel at 1:17AM in reference to Courtney Hill being passed out on a couch in the lobby.  Hill was arrested for striking a Dover Downs security officer and disorderly conduct.  During a subsequent search, he was in possession of a glass vial containing 47 grams of PCP.

Hill was committed to JTVCC in default of $57,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of PCP (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver PCP
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Disorderly Conduct
-Offensive Touching

Courtney Hill

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Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed in Capital Green, Suspect Arrested 7-27-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-24025

Date/Time:   Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 1:53PM

 Location:  400 Block of East Water Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has arrested Jamal Jones (18), following the robbery of a pizza delivery employee on Wednesday afternoon.  Officers were called by the victim at 1:53PM, who advised that Jones  robbed him of an undisclosed amount of cash.  The victim told officers that Jones ran into a home in the 400 Block of East Water Street.  Officers quickly surrounded the residence and were able to successfully take Jones into custody inside of the home.  Jones was committed to JTVCC in default of $50,500 cash bond on the following charges:
-1st Degree Robbery
-Resisting Arrest

Jamal Jones

 

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