Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 12-29-2020

The following images contain the newest Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notifications for the City of Dover.  If there are any questions or concerns, please contact the Dover Police Sex Offender Enforcement Unit.


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Madison Court Residential Burglary 12-29-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-33134

Date/Time:  Saturday, December 26th, 2020 between 12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Location: 1100 Block of Madison Court, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on December 26th.  Sometime between 12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., an unknown suspect made entry into the residence by breaking the rear glass door.  Once inside, the suspect stole several jewelry items before fleeing.  No further information is available at this time.

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Three Vehicles and Home Struck by Gunfire in Capital Green 12-29-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-33244

Date/Time:  Monday, December 28th, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.

Location: East Water Street and River Road, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that damaged three vehicle and an occupied residence in the Capital Green community on Monday evening.  At approximately 6:15 p.m., officers responded to the area for several reports of shots fired.  Upon arrival the officers located three damaged vehicles and were informed of a residence that was also struck.  The residence was occupied by five people at the time of the shooting.  No injuries occurred as a result of the incident.  

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Two Homes Struck by Gunfire on S. New Street 12-27-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-33156

Date/Time:  Sunday, December 27th, 2020 at 10:20 a.m.

Location: Unit Block of S. New Street

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that damaged two occupied homes in the Unit Block of South New Street.  At approximately 10:20 a.m., officers were called to the area for a report of shots fired.  One home was occupied by three people and was struck at least one time.  The second home was occupied by six people and was struck three times.  No persons were injured during the incident.

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Man Shot Twice on South New Street 12-27-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-33147

Date/Time:  Sunday, December 27th, 2020 at 4:47 a.m.

Location:  100 Block of S. New Street

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 21-year-old male that occurred early Sunday morning.  At approximately 5:39 a.m. officers were notified that a shooting victim had arrived to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital by private vehicle.  The victim was struck twice in the upper leg and his injuries are not life threatening.  It is believed the shooting occurred at approximately 4:47 a.m. in the 100 Block of S. New Street.  However, the victim has been extremely uncooperative with investigators.

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Dover Police Investigating Homicide 12-25-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-33043

Date/Time:  Friday, December 25th, 2020 at 2:13 a.m.

Location:  Area of Town Pointe Apartments, 820 Carvel Drive, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a male in his late twenties from Dover that occurred on Friday morning.  At approximately 2:13 a.m., officers responded to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for a report of a gunshot victim arriving by private vehicle.  The victim succumbed to his injuries after arriving at the hospital.  Further details are not being released at this time for investigative purposes.

The Dover Police Department is withholding the name and age of the victim until the next of kin has been notified.

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Vehicle Crash Closes Section of North DuPont Highway 12-22-2020

The Dover Police Department is currently on scene of a motor vehicle collision in the area of North DuPont Highway and Lepore Drive.  As a result, the southbound lanes of N. DuPont Highway are closed at Leipsic Road/N. State Street.  Please use an alternate route of travel during the closure.  The closure is expected to last until at least 8:00 a.m.

This is not a mass casualty incident.  The incident involved a vehicle rear-ending a passenger bus.  The driver of the vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment for injuries sustained in the crash.  No other injuries have been reported.  

 

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Suspect Wanted for Shooting at Service Station Employee 12-20-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-32583

Date/Time:  Saturday, December 19th, 2020 at 2:48 p.m.

Location:  U.S. Gas, 461 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is seeking a suspect involved in a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday afternoon.  At approximately 2:48 p.m., officers responded to the U.S. Gas service station at 461 N. DuPont Highway for a report of shots fired during a verbal altercation.

The investigation revealed that Joshua Brown (40) was involved in a verbal altercation with an employee about a purchase.  During the altercation, Brown stated “I’ll shoot” and removed a black handgun from his waistband and fired one shot in the direction of the employee.  The employee was not injured.  Brown then fled the area.  

Joshua Brown is currently wanted by the Dover Police Department on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon

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The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111 or call 911.  Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Shooting at Queen Street and Reed Street on Saturday Morning 12-19-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-32553

Date/Time:  Saturday, December 19th, 2020 between 1:00 a.m.-1:14 a.m.

Location:  Area of S. Queen Street and Reed Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured a 36-year-old Dover man.  At approximately 1:14 a.m., officers were called to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital when the victim arrived to the emergency room by private vehicle.  The victim was struck once in the wrist and once in the thigh by gunfire.  The victim is being treated for non life threatening injuries and has not been cooperative with detectives at this time.  

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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$12K in Apple Products Stolen From Display at Best Buy

Incident Number: 50-20-32214

Date/Time:  Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 at 4:21 p.m.

Location:  Best Buy, 1165 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: 
The Dover Police Department is investigating a shoplifting incident that occurred on Tuesday afternoon at Best Buy.  At approximately 4:21 p.m., five male subjects entered the store and approached the Apple product display.  The five suspects began removing the items by detaching the security locks/cables and fleeing.  It is estimated that $12,000 worth of Apple display products were stolen.  The suspects all fled in a silver Infinity G35x with Texas registration plate: DBG-2963.  The registration plate does not match the vehicle it was displayed on. 

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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