-Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 7-8-19

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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Robbery at Old Flint Circle 7-8-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-20950

Date/Time:  Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 1:37AM

Location: 200 Block of Old Flint Circle, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred in the 200 Block of Old Flint Circle.  A 36-year-old male victim reported that he was sitting in his vehicle at approximately 1:37AM on Thursday, July 4th, 2019, when two unknown black male suspects approached.  The suspects displayed firearms and demanded money from the victim, who gave them his wallet.  The suspects then fled the area in an unknown direction.  The suspects were described as being in their teens-early 20’s and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark bandannas.

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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Longhorn Steakhouse Burglary 7-8-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-20949

Date/Time:  Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 12:54AM

Location: Longhorn Steakhouse, 505 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Longhorn Steakhouse.  The incident occurred at approximately 12:54AM on Thursday, July 4th, 2019.  An unknown suspect  gained entry into the restaurant by breaking a window to the business.  Once inside, the suspect(s) damaged registers in an attempt to gain access to the contents.  The suspects then fled the area 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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Video and Still Image Released Showing Suspect Vehicle from Friday Night Fatal Hit and Run Crash 7-7-2019

UPDATE:

The Dover Police Department continues to investigate the fatal hit and run accident that occurred on Friday, July 5th, 2019 in the area of Forrest Avenue (Route 8) and Independence Boulevard.  Investigators continue to look for clues and additional video but are releasing the below image and video that shows the dark colored suspect vehicle fleeing eastbound after the crash.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111 and ask for Officer Nicolosi. 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.

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-21175

Date/Time:  Friday, July 5th, 2019 at 8:48PM

Location: Forrest Avenue, just west of Independence Blvd., Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Friday, July 5th and is also seeking a second driver involved in the incident.  At approximately 8:48PM, Brandon Pleines (21, Dover), was operating a Toyota Rav-4, eastbound on Route 8/Forrest Avenue, approaching Independence Blvd.  According to witnesses, an unknown large dark blue or black sedan was in the left lane, to the side of Pleines vehicle when it merged into the right lane,  striking the driver side of Pleines vehicle.  The initial collision caused the Pleines’ Rav-4 to swerve to the right, striking a curb which then caused the vehicle to roll over several times, striking a light pole and a mailbox.  The second driver (described as being a black male) then turned off the headlights to his vehicle and fled the area in an eastbound direction.

As a result of the incident, Brandon Pleines succumbed to his injuries.  Pleines’ passenger also suffered non life threatening injuries as a result of the crash.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111 and ask for Officer Nicolosi. 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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Friday Night Fatal Accident at Route 8 and Independence Blvd. 7-6-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-21175

Date/Time:  Friday, July 5th, 2019 at 8:48PM

Location: Forrest Avenue, just west of Independence Blvd., Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Friday, July 5th and is also seeking a second driver involved in the incident.  At approximately 8:48PM, Brandon Pleines (21, Dover), was operating a Toyota Rav-4, eastbound on Route 8/Forrest Avenue, approaching Independence Blvd.  According to witnesses, an unknown large dark blue or black sedan was in the left lane, to the side of Pleines vehicle when it merged into the right lane, striking the driver side of Pleines vehicle.  The initial collision caused the Pleines’ Rav-4 to swerve to the right, striking a curb which then caused the vehicle to roll over several times, striking a light pole and a mailbox.  The second driver (described as being a black male) then turned off the headlights to his vehicle and fled the area in an eastbound direction.

As a result of the incident, Brandon Pleines succumbed to his injuries.  Pleines’ passenger also suffered non life threatening injuries as a result of the crash.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111 and ask for Officer Nicolosi. 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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Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Wyoming Mill Road 6-28-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-20185

Date/Time: Friday, June 28th, 2019 at approximately 1:30AM

Location:  Wyoming Mill Road, approx. 900 feet South of Creek Ben Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred early Friday morning.  At approximately 1:30AM on June 28th, 2019, witnesses (nearby residents) heard what they believed to be a collision in the area but did not locate it due to the dark conditions.  Police were not notified.  At approximately 5:24AM, a resident observed the crash scene and notified police.

Based on early findings, it is believed that Nicholas Dilorenzo (29/Wyoming, DE) was operating a 2001 Yamaha motorcycle northbound on Wyoming Mill Road at a high rate of speed at approximately 1:30AM.  Dilorenzo failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway and lost control, traveling off the east side of the roadway and striking two fences prior to stopping in a backyard.  Dilorenzo succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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Dover Man Arrested with Two Handguns and 1,287 Bags of Heroin 6-26-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-19871

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at 12:28PM

Location:  Unit Block of North Kirkwood Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Dover resident, Sencier Mansfield (19) on drug and weapons charges.  Officers from the Dover Police Department were assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with a home visit at Mansfield’s residence in the unit block of North Kirkwood Street in Dover and based on information discovered at that time, obtained a search warrant for the home.  The search warrant led to the discovery of a 9mm and .40 caliber handgun.  The 9mm handgun was later discovered to be reported stolen to Delaware State Police Troop 3.  Officers also located approximately 1,287 bags of heroin during the search.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As a result of the arrest, Mansfield was committed to SCI in default of $237,500 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony (2x)
-Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited (5x)
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin
-Receiving Stolen Firearm
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Drug Paraphernalia

Sencier Mansfield (19)

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Wilmington Man Arrested with 650 Bags of Heroin 6-26-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-19928

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 at 12:04AM

Location:  East Loockerman Street and South New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested 28-year-old Kwame Redmond on drug charges on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 12:04AM, officers contacted a group of subjects in the area of East Loockerman Street and South New Street.  Redmond fled from officers on foot but was taken into custody a short time later.  When officers checked an area where Redmond attempted to hide, they discovered 650 bags of heroin.  Redmond was committed to SCI in default of $62,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver
-Possession of Heroin
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Resisting Arrest
-Drug Paraphernalia

Kwame Redmond
Wilmington, DE

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 6-25-19

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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Police Seeking Suspect After Committing Lewd Act in Library 6-24-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-19419

Date/Time:  Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 at 12:59PM

Location: Dover Public Library, 35 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is seeking the identity of the suspect pictured below after he allegedly committed a sex act in the Dover Public Library.  At approximately 12:59PM on Saturday, June 22nd, officers responded after a 17-year-old female reported that she was working on a computer on the 3rd floor of the library.  During that time, she looked over and observed the male suspect seated in a lounge chair rubbing his exposed penis.  The female left quickly and reported the incident, but the suspect had fled the area prior to police arrival.  

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.

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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