Dover Police Arrest Man on Gun Charges 10-7-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-31910

Date/Time:  Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 11:54PM

Location:  200 Block of S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Dakota Borntreger on weapons offenses on Saturday night.  Officers contacted Borntreger in the 200 Block of S. DuPont Highway after being observed operating a vehicle in the area.  Borntreger was wanted by the Delaware State Police at the time for Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited.  

Borntreger was taken into custody without incident and was found to be in possession of a 9mm handgun with a obliterated serial number.  

Borntreger was committed to SCI on a $20,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by  Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number

Dakota Borntreger
Age: 18
Dover, DE

 

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 10-7-19

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Residential Burglary on Marta Drive 9-30-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-31116

Date/Time:  Between 12:00PM on 9/28/19 and 9:56PM on 9/29/19

Location:  700 Block of Marta Drive, 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 700 Block of Marta Drive.  Sometime between 12:00PM on September 28th and 9:56PM on September 29th, an unknown suspect(s) entered the vacant home by forcing open a front door.  Once inside, several items were stolen, including a safe with cash, jewelry, and various personal documents.  The suspect(s) then 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 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 DSU Students Arrested Following Vehicle Crash/Riot Situation 9-30-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-31097

Date/Time:  Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 4:43PM

Location:  College Road, just East of Jason Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested two suspects following a motor vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon that led to a large crowd becoming disorderly with several officers.  At approximately 4:43PM on Sunday, September 29th, officers responded to the area of College Road, just west of Delaware State University, near Jason Street for a vehicle accident.  A Cheswold Police Officer was also in the area and stopped to assist. During the investigation of the incident, officers attempted to take Chelsea Lawrence (22) and Kyshief Campbell into custody.  Lawrence was the driver of the vehicle that was involved in the accident.  According to several witnesses, Lawrence was seen driving very erratically prior to the accident.

During this time, Campbell and Lawrence resisted officers efforts, kicking and striking several officers.  A large crowd surrounded several officers, becoming disorderly, and creating a riot-like atmosphere.  

Campbell and Lawrence were taken into custody and transported to the Dover Police Department.  No other arrests were made at the time.

Lawrence is from Staten Island, New York and is a Delaware State University student.

Campbell is from Stone Mountain, Georgia and is also a Delaware State University student.

Campbell became involved in the incident when he attempted to place his hands in Lawrence’s pocket in an attempt to retrieve an item while officers were attempting to arrest her.  Campbell then resisted arrest as well.

During the transport of Lawrence to the Dover Police Department, she kicked a rear passenger door of a police vehicle, causing approximately $1,200 in damages to it.  Lawrence also spit in the mouth of a Dover Police officer riding in the same vehicle.   While Lawrence was being held at the Dover PD cell-block, she used a small rock to carve signs and symbols into a wall inside of the cell.

Several responding officers, suffered minor injuries as a result of both suspects assaults against them.

Chelsea Lawrence was committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Center on $14,500 cash on the following charges:
-DUI (Drugs)
-Assault 2nd Degree on Law Enforcement (3x)
-Offensive Touching of Law Enforcement (2x)
-Riot
-Disorderly Conduct
-Criminal Mischief (2x)
-Resisting Arrest with Force
-Graffiti
-Possession of Marijuana
-Hindering Prosecution
-Traffic Offenses

Kyshief Campbell was committed to SCI on $5,600 secured bond on the following charges:
-Riot
-Assault 2nd Degree on Law Enforcement
-Disorderly Conduct
-Resisting Arrest with Force
-Hindering Prosecution

Chelsea Lawrence
Age: 22

Kyshief Campbell
age: 20

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Arrest Made in Stevenson Drive Home Invasion 9-27-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-28283

Date/Time:  Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 9:06PM

Location:  Stevenson Drive, Dover, DE 

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested one juvenile suspect in a home invasion case and are seeking a second suspect.  The incident occurred on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 when a 49-year-old woman was standing in front of her home in the Unit Block of Stevenson Drive and was approached by two suspects wearing masks and displaying firearms.  The victim was forced into her residence and into a closet before she was able to escape out of a window.  

Detectives later learned that Vaughn Hall (16) was one of the suspects involved in the incident and obtained warrants for his arrest.  On September 26th, 2019, at 5:10PM, officer observed Hall in the area of White Oak Road.  Hall led officers on a brief foot chase before being apprehended.  Vaughn had a handgun in his pants when taken into custody.

At approximately 6:48PM, officers executed a search warrant at Vaughn’s residence on Stevenson Drive.  During the search, officers located ammunition, a handgun magazine, and drug paraphernalia.

Hall was charged with the following offenses and committed on a $53,700 secured bond:
-Home Invasion
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
-Unlawful Imprisonment 1st Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Terroristic Threatening
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession of Firearm by Juvenile 
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Illegal Gang Participaton
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Vaughn Hall
Dover, DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 9-26-19

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UPDATE: (Arrest Made) Two Shot in Dover Park on Sunday Evening 9-26-2019

UPDATE:

The Dover Police Department has charged William Cane (19) with the shooting incident that occurred in Dover Park on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019.  On September 25th, the Milford Police Department received information that Cane was involved in the shooting and later located Cane.  Cane was then questioned by Dover Police detectives, at which time Cane confessed to detectives that he was involved in the incident.  Cane was committed to SCI on a $126,500 bond on the following charges:
-Assault 1st Degree (2x)
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Assault 3rd Degree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-30363

Date/Time:  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 6:47PM

Location:  Dover Park, 1200 White Oak Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two men injured on Sunday evening.  At approximately 6:47PM, officers responded to Dover Park for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, a 19-year-old male was located with a gunshot wound to his leg and was transported by EMS to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.  A 20-year-old male was also transported by a private vehicle to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital with gunshot wounds to his arm and hip.  The suspects possibly shot from a moving vehicle that fled from the park following the incident.  

Both victims are listed in stable condition as of September 23rd, 2019.

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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Dover Man Arrested After Fleeing in Stolen Vehicle/Crashing Into Bus 9-25-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-30533

Date/Time:  Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 at 9:14AM

Location:  See Narrative

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Levi Collins (26) on Tuesday morning after crashing a stolen vehicle into a DART bus.  Officers initially responded to the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.  for a report of a stolen work truck in the area that was reported stolen to Delaware State Police Troop 3.  

Officers located the vehicle with four occupants and attempted to stop it in the area of Federal Street.  The vehicle continued onto Loockerman Street and proceeded eastbound, attempting to elude officers.  As the vehicle approached the intersection of Loockerman Street and S. DuPont Highway, two occupants exited and immediately surrendered to police.  The vehicle, being operated by Collins, continued to flee, and failed to negotiate a turn in the area of River Road, striking a stopped DART Bus.  At that time, a 3rd passenger surrendered to police and Collins fled on foot.  Following a brief foot chase, Collins was arrested without further incident.  

Three occupants from the DART Bus sustained minor injuries an were treated at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital and later released.  It was learned that the three passengers in the stolen truck were unaware that it was stolen and repeatedly asked to be let out and Collins refused, continuing to flee.

Collins was later committed to SCI on a $6,507 secured bond on the following charges:
-Receiving Stolen Property
-Disregard Police Officer Signal
-Unlawful Imprisonment (3x)
-Reckless Endangering 2nd Degree (3x)
-Resisting Arrest
-Vehicular Assault 3rd Degree (3x)
-Aggressive Driving
-Several Traffic Violations

Levi Collins
Dover, DE
Age: 26

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Shooting At Allure Night Club 9-25-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-30637

Date/Time:  Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 at 1:24AM

Location:  Allure Nightclub, 865 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred outside of Allure Nightclub on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 1:24AM, officers responded to the scene for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, it was learned that three victims were on their way to Kent General Hospital via private vehicles.  The incident is believed to have occurred on property immediately next to Allure Nightclub’s parking lot as the club was closing for the night, when a group of subjects were involved in an altercation and an unknown suspect began firing.

A 28-year-old male from Seaford suffered a gunshot wound to his left bicep and will require surgery.

A 26-year-old female from Dover suffered a graze wound to the left side of her head and was treated and released.

A 32-year-old female from Dover reported that she was grazed by a bullet on the left hand, however there was no visible injury, and she declined medical treatment.

 

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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Arrest Made in September 12th Harmony Lane Homicide 9-23-2019

UPDATE:

The Dover Police Department has charged Stefan Rush-Wilson (21) in the shooting death of Jarmar Richardson (18) that occurred on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 on Harmony Lane.  Rush-Wilson was developed as a suspect a short time after the incident and turned himself in to the Dover Police Department on the afternoon of Monday, September 23rd, 2019.  

Rush-Wilson was committed to SCI in default of $110,000 cash bond on the following charges as a result of the incident:
-Murder 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony

Stefan Rush-Wilson
Dover, DE

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-29272

Date/Time:  Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 10:32PM

Location:  The Village at McKee Branch, 200 Block of Harmony Lane, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of an 18-year-old male from Dover on Thursday night.  At approximately 10:32PM, officers responded to the 200 Block of Harmony Lane (The Village at McKee Branch) for shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers located Jarmar Richardson (18).  Richardson was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body and later succumbed to his injuries.

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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