Home Check by Delaware Probation and Parole Leads to Drug Arrest 10-30-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-36265

Date/Time:   Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 10:00AM

Location:   400  Block of E. Water Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested 19-year-old Anthony Clark on drug charges during a home visit on Monday morning.  Officers assisted Delaware Probation and Parole during a home visit in the 400 Block of East Water Street.  During the visit, officers smelled marijuana in the home.  Delaware Probation and Parole officers conducted an administrative search and located approximately 1 gram of MDMA, 162.7 grams of marijuana, and $915 in drug proceeds.  Clark was taken into custody without incident.   

Clark was committed to SCI in default of $3,500 cash bond and a Violation of Probation on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of MDMA
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child
-Violation of Probation

Anthony Clark

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Wanted Probationer Arrested on Drug and Firearms Charges 10-30-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-36277

Date/Time:   Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 2:36PM

Location:   Unit Block of S. Queen Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested Zachariah Gilbert (25) on drug and weapons charges, as well as being a wanted probationer.  Officers took Gilbert into custody after locating him on the front porch of a home in the Unit Block of S. Queen Street.  Gilbert was found in possession of crack cocaine and marijuana that was packaged for sale.  A further investigation led to the discovery of two handguns inside of the home.  

Gilbert was committed to SCI on $25,250 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Cocaine
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (4x)

Zachariah Gilbert

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Residential Burglary on Oakmont Drive 10-29-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-35931

Date/Time:   Thursday, October 25th, 2018 between 8:00AM-4:08PM

Location:   200 Block of Oakmont Lane, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Thursday, October 25th in the 300 Block of Oakmont Drive.  Between 8:00AM-4:08PM, an unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the home by prying open a front door.  Once inside, a jewelry box was stolen and the suspect fled in an unknown direction.  

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. 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

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Two Men Arrested on Weapons Charges After Running a Red Light 10-29-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-36236

Date/Time:   Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 12:28AM

Location:   West Division Street, East of South New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested two people on drug and weapons offenses following a traffic stop early Monday morning.  Patrol officers observed Arthur Darden Jr. (24) run a red light at West Division Street and South New Street.  Darden had two passengers in the vehicle at the time. Officers conducted a traffic stop.  The officers removed three men from the vehicle due to observing 14.1 grams of marijuana in the car in plain sight. The front seat passenger (later identified as Phillip Waters (47)), fled on foot as officers had the men exit.  Waters was apprehended by nearby officers and found with a loaded handgun and 2 grams of crack cocaine packaged for sale.  Darden was found to have a loaded handgun and a large hunting knife under the driver seat of the vehicle.  A further search of the vehicle led tot he discovery of a 12 gauge shotgun and a.45 ACP carbine pistol/rifle combo in the trunk of the car.  Officers also located several masks, knives, and a machete inside of the car.  The rear passenger was not charged in the incident.

Arthur Darden (Laurel, DE) is being charged with the following offenses (bond not available):
-Possession of Marijuana
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Gang Affiliation
-Failure to Stop at Red Light

Phillip Waters (Dover, DE), is being charged with the following offenses (bond not available):
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Gang Affiliation

Phillip Waters

Arthur Darden Jr.

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Dover Police Safe Trick or Treat Cancelled

After much discussion and evaluating the weather forecast for the Dover Police Safe Trick or Treat event scheduled for October 26th, event organizers are forced to cancel the 2018 event.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause those who planned to attend, our vendors, and other agencies involved in the event.  

 

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Robbery in Manchester Square Neighborhood 10-25-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-35834

Date/Time:   Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 at 9:50PM

Location:   Unit Block of Stevenson Drive, Dover, DE 

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on Wednesday night in the Unit Block of Stevenson Drive, in the Manchester Square neighborhood.  At approximately 9:50PM, an 18-yr-old male victim was unloading a vehicle when he was approached by two black male suspects and demanded property.  The victim initially refused and a suspect displayed a handgun and demanded property.  The suspects then demanded a ride and entered the back of the victim’s vehicle.  The victim was told to travel east of White Oak Road near Acorn Lane.  The suspect’s then stole the victim’s phone, a back pack, and cash before fleeing.

The suspects were described as being black males, both wearing dark clothing, and one with a t-shirt wrapped around his face. 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. 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

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Two Arrested as a Result of Drug Investigation 10-24-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-35635

Date/Time:   Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 at 1:34PM

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

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested two people following a drug investigation on Tuesday afternoon.  At approximately 1:34PM, officers observed Damir Hughes-Warren and Louella Cooper leaving a home in the 400 Block of East Water Street in a vehicle as they were preparing to execute a search warrant at the home.  Officers conducted a vehicle stop and took both occupants into custody.  Cooper resisted with officers and became disorderly during the incident.  Following the stop, officers proceeded with the search warrant and located a stolen handgun, approximately 111.3 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.  

Damir Hughes-Warren was committed to SCI in default of $71,500 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x) 
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Stolen Firearm
-Illegal Gang Participation

Louella Cooper was released on $1,000 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Resisting Arrest
-Disorderly Conduct

Louella Cooper
Dover, DE

Damir Hughes-Warren
Dover, DE

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Suspect Identified in Spence’s Bazaar Burglary 10-23-2018

Update:  The Dover Police Department has identified Desarray Scott of Dover as the suspect in the Spence’s Bazaar burglary.   The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on Scott’s whereabouts 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

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Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-34607

Date/Time:   Sunday, October 14th, 2018 between 5:30AM-5:51AM

Location:   Spence’s Bazaar, 550 S. New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Spence’s Bazaar on Sunday morning.  Between 5:30AM-5:51AM, an unknown suspect forced entry into the business through a door.  Once inside, the suspect(s) stole multiple jewelry items from multiple vendor booths inside the business before fleeing the area.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. 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

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 10-22-18

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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Man Charged with DUI and Drug Offenses Following Accident in Stolen Car 10-22-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-35120

Date/Time:   Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:38PM

Location:   River Road and New Castle Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested 39-year-old Michael Taylor of Princess Anne, MD on DUI and drug charges following an accident on Thursday evening.  Officers responded to the area of River Road and New Castle Avenue for an accident where Taylor struck a fire hydrant and the corner of a home in the 400 Block of New Castle Avenue.  Taylor was taken into custody and was found with 57.4 grams of PCP in his possession.  The vehicle that Taylor was operating as also found to be stolen.

As a result of the incident, Taylor was committed to SCI in default of $33,300 bond on the following charges:
-Driving Under the Influence 
-Possession of PCP (Tier 5 Qty)
-Theft of Motor Vehicle
-Possession with Intent to Deliver PCP
-Criminal Mischief (3x)
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Violations

Michael Taylor

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