Man Charged in Death of One-Year-Old (Additional Charges Pending) 1-3-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-126

Date/Time:   Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at 12:38PM Location:   800 Block of Woodcrest Drive, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  Dover – The Dover Police Department responded to an apartment in the 800 Block of Woodcrest Drive for a call reporting that a one-year-old child was not breathing.  The child was quickly transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital by medical personnel and later transported to A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital.  During the investigation it was learned that the child suffered multiple serious injuries to the head, torso, and internal injuries.  Edjuan Blackshear (28) was responsible for the child’s care at the time of the incident and was taken into custody without incident.  Blackshear was charged on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2018 with Child Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Blackshear was committed to SCI in default of $101,000 cash bond on those charges.   On Thursday, January 3rd, at approximately 12:35AM, The child succumbed to his injuries while at A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital.  Detective’s from the Dover Police Department are in the process of gathering further information and working with the Delaware Office of the Attorney General.  Additional charges are expected and will be released at a later time.  

Edjuan Blackshear

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 1-3-18

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Gold Alert Cancelled for Dewayne Bowens 1-1-2019

UPDATE:

The Dover Police Department has cancelled the Gold Alert for DeWayne Bowens after he returned to his residence and was determined to be safe.

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-42957

Date/Time:   Tuesday, December 31st, 2018 at 8:00AM

Location:  1300 Block of Forrest Avenue, 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 19-year-old. DeWayne Bowens was last seen on Tuesday, December 31st at approximately 8:00AM walking in the area of the 1300 Block of Forrest Avenue.  Bowens suffers from a condition that may pose a threat to his well-being if not monitored properly.  Bowens was last seen wearing a black and grey “Jordan” jacket, blue jeans, and black and white Nike sneakers.   If you have any information on Bowens’ whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

DeWayne Bowens

 

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Missing Person Deceased After Driving Into River in Maryland (Update to 12/31/18 Gold Alert) 1-1-2019

UPDATE:

During the investigation of Wilbert “Eugene” Bray’s whereabouts, the Dover Police Department received information from the Pocomoke City, Maryland Police Department that a van matching the description of Bray’s was seen driving off of a dock by two witnesses shortly after 10:00PM.  The vehicle was recovered from the Pocomoke River at the Laurel Street boat dock and Bray was pronounced deceased at 4:30AM at a nearby hospital. 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-43011

Date/Time:   Tuesday, December 31st, 2018 at 9:00AM

Location:  S. Little Creek Road, 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 86-year-old. Wilber “Eugene” Bray was last seen on Tuesday, December 31st at approximately 9:00AM driving a red Chevrolet Ventura van (DE TAG: PC51421) in the area of S. Little Creek Road.  Bray suffers from a condition that may pose a threat to his well-being if not monitored properly.  Bray’s clothing description is unknown, but he is 5’10” and 140 pounds.   If you have any information on Bray’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

Wilbert “Eugene” Bray

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Gold Alert Issued for 35-Year-Old Dover Man . 12-31-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-43020

Date/Time:   Tuesday, December 31st, 2018 at 9:44PM

Location:  100 Block of Spruance Road, 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 35-year-old. Frederick Johnson was last seen on Tuesday, December 31st at approximately 9:44PM leaving his residence in the 100 Block of Spruance Road.  Johnson made statements that raise concerns for his safety prior to his leaving the residence.  He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket and blue jeans.  If you have any information on Johnson’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

Frederick Johnson

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Dover Police Issue Gold Alert for Missing 86-Year-Old 12-31-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-43011

Date/Time:   Tuesday, December 31st, 2018 at 9:00AM

Location:  S. Little Creek Road, 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 86-year-old. Wilber “Eugene” Bray was last seen on Tuesday, December 31st at approximately 9:00AM driving a red Chevrolet Ventura van (DE TAG: PC51421) in the area of S. Little Creek Road.  Bray suffers from a condition that may pose a threat to his well-being if not monitored properly.  Bray’s clothing description is unknown, but he is 5’10” and 140 pounds.   If you have any information on Bray’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

Wilbert “Eugene” Bray

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Gold Alert Issued for 19-Year-Old Dover Man 12-31-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-42957

Date/Time:   Tuesday, December 31st, 2018 at 8:00AM

Location:  1300 Block of Forrest Avenue, 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 19-year-old. DeWayne Bowens was last seen on Tuesday, December 31st at approximately 8:00AM walking in the area of the 1300 Block of Forrest Avenue.  Bowens suffers from a condition that may pose a threat to his well-being if not monitored properly.  Bowens was last seen wearing a black and grey “Jordan” jacket, blue jeans, and black and white Nike sneakers.   If you have any information on Bowens’ whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. 

DeWayne Bowens

 

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Probation Search Leads to Drug Arrest 12-21-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-42027 Date/Time:   Thursday, December 20th, 2018 at 2:05PM Location:   1200 Block of Harrison Drive, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  Dover – The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested Tyrone Harrell (33) during an administrative search of his residence on Thursday afternoon.  Officers from the Dover Police Department assisted Delaware Probation and Parole with the search which led to the discovery of the following: -8.4 grams of crack cocaine -$3,190 in Drug Proceeds -Packaging Materials/Paraphernalia Harrell received a $13,500 unsecured bond on the following charges, but was committed to SCI on a Violation of Probation: -Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine -Possession of Crack Cocaine -Drug Paraphernalia

Tyrone Herrell

 
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Search Warrant Leads to Arrest of Dover Man on Drug and Firearms Charges 12-20-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-41863 Date/Time:   Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 10:22AM Location:   300 Block of William Street, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  Dover – The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested Gary Stanley (34) on several drug and firearm charges during a search warrant on Wednesday morning.  Officers executed a search warrant at Stanley’s residence in the 300 Block of William Street as a result of a drug investigation.  Officers seized the following items during the search: -6.8 grams of crack cocaine -1,096.1 grams of marijuana -90 doses of Oxycodone -9mm handgun -packaging material/paraphernalia Stanley was committed to SCI in default of $123,500 secured bond on the following offenses: -Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony -Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x) -Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana -Possession of Marijuana -Possession of Oxycodone -Possession with Intent to Deliver Oxycodone -Drug Paraphernalia

Items Seized During Search Warrant at Stanley Residence

   

Gary Stanley

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Dover Man Arrested on Drug Charges During Search Warrant 12-119-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-41748 Date/Time:   Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10:35AM Location:   100 Block of Cherry Drive, Dover, DE Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer Narrative:  Dover – The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested Frank Brown (46) on several drug charges following a search warrant on Tuesday morning.  Officers executed a search warrant at Brown’s home in the 100 Block of Cherry Drive in reference to an ongoing drug investigation.  Brown was initially seen leaving his home in a black Cadillac Escalade, but was stopped and taken into custody just prior to the search warrant being executed.  during the search, officers discovered several prescription drugs that were intended for re-sale, as well as $86,859.00 in suspected drug proceeds. Brown was committed to SCI in default of $70,250 cash bond on the following charges: -Possession with Intent to Deliver Rx Drugs (Tier 4) -Possession of an Rx Drug (Tier 4) -Possession with Intent to Deliver Rx Drugs (Tier 2) -Possession of an Rx Drug (Tier 2) -Drug Paraphernalia

Frank Brown

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