Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 11-4-19

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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Burglary at Talbot’s Store 11-4-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34887

Date/Time:  Between 6:00PM on November 1st, 2019-9:00AM on November 2nd, 2019

Location:  Talbot’s, 1404 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at a Talbot’s store.  Between 6:00PM on Friday, November 1st and 9:00AM on Saturda, November 2nd, an unknown suspect entered the business by breaking a window.  Once inside, two registers were damaged.  It is unknown at this time if anything was removed from the business.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Shots Fired on Old Forge Drive on Sunday Morning 11-4-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34951

Date/Time:  Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 at 1:08AM

Location:  100 Block of Old Forge Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 100 Block of Old Forge Drive on Sunday morning.  At approximately 1:08AM, a 21-year-old female observed several black male subjects walking around her vehicle in front of her residence.  They walked away from her vehicle and were standing near a black hatchback vehicle parked on Old Forge Drive.  The female drove in her vehicle toward the subjects when one male pulled a handgun and fired several rounds, striking her vehicle in the rear passenger side door.  The female stated that she open carries a handgun and returned fire before fleeing in her vehicle.  No injuries were reported and no shots appeared to strike anything else in the area.  One of the male subjects were described as being a black male wearing a blue jacket.  The group of subjects fled in the black hatchback vehicle.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Intoxicated Driver Arrested for DUI/Resisting Arrest During McDonald’s Drive-Thru Dispute 11-4-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34958

Date/Time:  Saturday, November 3rd, 2019 at 3:01AM

Location:  McDonald’s, 1424 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department responded to McDonald’s on Forrest Avenue for a disorderly customer in the drive-thru on Saturday, November 3rd at 3:01AM.  The store notified police that Dana Courtenay (35) was cursing at employees about a food order and appeared intoxicated.  When officers arrived, they observed Courtenay in the drive-thru line.  She then quickly left the parking lot and officers attempted to stop her by activating their emergency equipment on their vehicles.  Courtenay failed to stop, driving into a neighboring shopping center, and then back into the McDonald’s drive-thru.  Officers then contacted Courtenay, who exited her vehicle and began screaming and cursing at the officers.  When the officers attempted to take Courtenay into custody, she began fighting with them and spit on two officers.  Courtnenay refused all sobriety tests but had clear signs of alcohol intoxication.  Officers obtained a search warrant for a blood drawl at Kent General Hospital to determine her BAC.  

Courtenay was released on a $9,700 unsecured bond on the following offenses:
-DUI
-Reckless Driving
-Resisting Arrest with Force
-Disorderly Conduct
-Disregard Police Officer Signal
-Offensive Touching of Law Enforcement (2x)
-Assault 2nd Degree Law Enforcement
-Intentionally Threaten the Life/Serious Injury o Public Official/Servant

Dana Courtenay
Dover, DE

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Two Arrested for Selling Drugs on S. New Street 11-4-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34827

Date/Time:  Friday, November 1st, 2019 at 3:55PM

Location:  100 Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested two subjects on drug charges on Friday afternoon.  Officers were conducting surveillance in the 100 Block of S. New Street in reference to drug activity and observed Qasim Williams (25) and Heven Jones (19) engage in drug transactions in the area.  Both were contacted and taken into custody without incident and were found to be in possession of 36.9 grams of crack cocaine, .056 grams of heroin, 6.4 grams of marijuana, and digital scales.  

Qasim Williams was committed to SCI on an $11,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Heven Jones was committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional on a $12,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Heroin
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Marijuana (Civil Violation)

Heven Jones
Dover, DE

Qasim Williams
Wilmington, DE

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Residential Burglary Nimitz Road 11-2-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34794

Date/Time:  See Narrative

Location:  300 Block of Nimitz 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 in the 300 Block of Nimitz Road.  The incident occurred between 4:30PM on October 31st, 2019 and 11:52AM on November 1st, 2019.  During that time an unknown suspect forced entry into the residence through a rear door.  Once inside, the suspect took and XBOX One game system, approximately 40 XBOX games, a cellphone and shoes before fleeing 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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Search Warrant Results in Drug and Firearms Charges for Dover Man 10-30-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34447

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 2:00PM

Location:  100 Block of Spruance Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department with the assistance of Delaware Probation and Parole, arrested Joseph Barcita (45) on drugs and firearms charges on Tuesday afternoon.  At approximately 2:00PM, officers executed a search warrant at Barcita’s home in the 100 Block of Spruance Road as the result of a drug dealing investigation. Barcita was taken into custody without incident.  The search that followed resulted in the discovery of the following items:
-76.3 grams of Cocaine
-31.4 grams of Crack Cocaine
-278.1 grams of Marijuana
-Loaded .45 caliber handgun
-Loaded 9mm handgun
-Drug Paraphernalia
-$814 in Drug Proceeds

Items Seized during Search Warrant on Spruance Road

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As a result of the arrest, Barcita was committed to SCI on a $30,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (6x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Joseph Barcita
Age: 45

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Robbery at Forrest Avenue Valero Gas Station 10-30-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34497

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 9:43PM

Location:  Valero Gas Station, 1358 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a gas station that occurred on Tuesday night.  At approximately 9:43PM, two suspects entered the Valero gas station located at 1358 Forrest Avenue.  Once inside, the suspects displayed a black handgun and demanded money and tobacco products.  The victim complied and then fled on foot toward the WAWA on Route 8 for help.  The suspects fled the business with an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise in an unknown direction. 

The suspects were described as being two black males, wearing dark clothing, and face masks.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Two Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges While Trying to Sell Stolen Property 10-28-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34261

Date/Time:  Sunday, October 27th, 2019 at 6:05PM

Location:  Royal Farms Parking Lot, 295 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department took a theft complaint on October 18th, 2019, where a victim had a package containing a $995.00 jacket stolen from the front door of their apartment.  On October 27th, 2019, officers received information that a local subject had the item for sale on Ebay and that subject agreed to meet at the Royal Farms parking lot, located at 295 S. DuPont Highway in Dover.  

The suspect(s) communicated that they would be in a navy blue Audi with Virginia tags.  Officers observed Dominique Miles (22) and Kelvin Boadu (22) inside of the vehicle and approached the suspects.  Shortly after exiting the vehicle, Boadu attempted to flee from officers on foot but was quickly apprehended.  Boadu was found to have a loaded .45 caliber handgun in his waistband with an obliterated serial number.  

Inside of the vehicle, officers located 18.1 grams of marijuana (packaged for sale), a digital scale, and the stolen jacket in the trunk of the vehicle.  

Dominique Miles was released on an unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Receiving Stolen Property
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree

Kelvin Boadu was committed to SCI on a $4,500 secured bond on the following charges:
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Resisting Arrest
-Receiving Stolen Property
-Conspiracy 3rd Degree

Kelvin Boadu
Dover, DE

Dominique Miles
Washington D.C.

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 10-28-19

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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