Gold Alert Cancelled for Dover Woman 5-15-2018

Update:
The Dover Police Department has cancelled the Gold Alert for Crimson Vigil after she was safely located on May 14th, 2018.

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-1264

Date/Time:   Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:27AM

Location:  Unit Block of Welch Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing 32-year-old woman. Crimson Vigil was last seen in the area of Welch Drive between at approximately 1:30AM on Saturday, May 12th.  Vigil has since made statements to persons known to her that are concerning in regards to her health and safety.  If you have any information on Crimson Virgil’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.  

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2018 Dover Police Community Survey Now Online

The Dover Police Department is seeking feedback from the community it serves by offering citizens the opportunity to complete an online survey.  The survey allows citizens who respond to remain anonymous, while providing honest feedback about the Dover Police Department.  The Dover Police Department has conducted these surveys before, with this being the second time it is being offered online.  The 2018 survey can be found at the following link:

2018 Dover Police Department Community Survey

The feedback received from the community will help the police department determine needs of the community and help to provide better policing services for the citizens of Dover.

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Dover Police Investigating Shooting Death on Mitscher Road 5-14-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-15467

Date/Time:   Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 2:04AM

Location:   Unit Block of Mitscher Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred early Sunday morning.  At approximately 2:04AM, officers responded to the Unit Block of Mitscher Road for reports of multiple gun shots being fired.  Upon arrival, officers located several shell casings, but no victims or witnesses.  A short time later, it was learned that there was a victim that arrived at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital with a gun shot wound to the back.  The victim was identified as 20-year-old Jameir Vann-Robinson of Smyrna, Delaware.  Jameir Vann-Robinson was pronounced dead as a result of the injury he sustained a short time after his arrival at the hospital.    

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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Gold Alert Issued for Missing Dover Woman 5-12-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-1264

Date/Time:   Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:27AM

Location:  Unit Block of Welch Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing 32-year-old woman. Crimson Vigil was last seen in the area of Welch Drive between at approximately 1:30AM on Saturday, May 12th.  Vigil has since made statements to persons known to her that are concerning in regards to her health and safety.  If you have any information on Crimson Virgil’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.  

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Home Invasion Dover East Estates 5-11-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-15210

Date/Time:   Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 1:08AM

Location:   1061 S. Little Creek Road, Dover, DE 19901

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a home invasion in Dover East Estates that occurred early Friday morning.  At approximately 1:08AM, officers were called to the Dover East Estates Mobile Home Park for a home invasion.  The 35-year-old female victim advised that two black male suspects attempted to force their way into her home through a back door.  One of the suspects was armed with a gun and fired into the home during a struggle to keep the suspects out.  None of the occupants of the residence were injured.  Both suspects were described as being black males, with one being approximately 6′, medium build, and wearing a maroon colored sweater with jeans.

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 5-10-18

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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Burglary at Forrest Avenue Valero 5-9-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-14961

Date/Time:   Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 at 4:15AM

Location:   Valero, 1358 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a commercial burglary that occurred on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 4:15AM, two suspects broke into the Valero station at 1358 Forrest Avenue by throwing a rock through the glass door.  Upon entry, the suspects stole a cash register, several boxes of Newport cigarettes, and cigars.  Both suspects fled southbound from the business on foot.  The suspects are described as both being black males with one being approximately 6′ tall, 180 lbs, and wearing a black North face jacket and black sweatpants.  The 2nd suspect was approximately 6′ tall, 180 lbs, and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.  

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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Race Team Crew Member Arrested After Assaulting Owner 5-5-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-14403

Date/Time:   Friday, May 4th, 2018 at 10:51AM

Location:   Infield of Dover International Speedway, 1131 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Lawrence Hayden, a 33-year-old former crew member/employee of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race team and resident of Concord, North Carolina after he assaulted the team owner he was employed by.  At approximately 10:51AM, officers from the Dover Police Department were called to the infield of the Dover International Speedway in reference to the assault.  It was then learned that Hayden and team owner Jerry Hataway (56), were involved in a verbal argument over issues pertaining to Hayden’s employment with the team.  During that verbal exchange, Hayden began punching Hataway causing Hataway to suffer a broken jaw.  Hataway was initially treated at the Fan Care Center at Dover International Speedway and was later transferred to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for further treatment for his injuries.  Hayden was taken into custody by the Dover Police Department without incident and charged with one count of Assault 2nd Degree.  Hayden was given a $500 secured bond on the single charge by Justice of the Peace Court #7 in Dover, DE.  

Lawrence Hayden
Age: 33
Concord, NC

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Four Arrested for April 24th Reed Street Shooting 4-30-2018

ORIGINAL RELEASE (scroll down for update):

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-13118

Date/Time:   Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 12:06AM

Location:   200 Block of West Reed Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday morning at 12:06AM.  The incident took place in the 200 Block of West Reed Street when a 42-year-old male victim was approached by four black male suspects whole sitting on a front porch.  One suspect pulled out a handgun and fired several rounds, striking the victim three times in the left leg.  The residence, which was occupied by four people, was also struck with no other injuries occurring.  The victim was transported by medical personnel to  Bayhealth Medical Center where he is being treated for his injuries.  

UPDATE:

The Dover Police Department has identified and charged four juvenile suspects in the April 24th shooting on Reed Street.  Khahiem Lewis (17), Zymire Martinez (15), Alton Kinsey (17), and Shiheem Durham (16) were all arrested and charged with the shooting after detectives positively identified them via city surveillance cameras and other investigative leads. All four suspects are known and validated members of an area gang.

Khahiem Lewis was committed to the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Center in default of $136,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4x)
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Criminal Mischief 

Zymire Martinez was committed to the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Center in default of $90,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4x)
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Criminal Mischief 

Alton Kinsey was committed to the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Center in default of $24,000 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4x)
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Criminal Mischief 

Shiheem Durham was committed to the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Center in default of $90,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4x)
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Criminal Mischief 

 

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Dover Police P.A.L. and Crossfit Dover Partner for Summer Student Fitness League

The Dover Police Department is proud to partner with Crossfit Dover to present the 2018 Summer Student Fitness League (SFL).  The SFL is a program designed by George Dobbins, owner of Crossfit Dover, to provide students of all ages an opportunity to challenge themselves physically, build self-esteem, and learn to live a healthy and active lifestyle.  By exercising and competing as a team, the athletes will learn important social skills and to work together in a  fun environment to accomplish the challenging tasks the program offers. 

“Partnering with Dover Police Athletic League and their PAL program will not only encourage fitness but will also teach responsibility and leadership while serving on a team. This program will not only build strong bodies, but it will also build individual character and self-confidence as all the above are essential for students at this age.” said George Dobbins, owner of Crossfit Dover. 

Chief Mailey also stated “The Dover Police Department is excited about the opportunity to partner with a local business to provide children in our community the chance to take part in a challenging summer program that will benefit their physical and mental health.  By learning the capabilities of their bodies and gaining confidence in their abilities, it will hopefully cause the participants to take part in other athletic activities or continue to build upon the foundation of physical fitness that the SFL will provide for them.”

Registration deadline is June 15th, 2018

The 2018 summer SFL session is scheduled to begin on July 17th, 2018 and ends on August 25th, 2018.  Additional information and online registration forms can be found at the following link: doverpolice.org/SFL 

 

 

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