Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 8-2-19

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Gold Alert Issued for Missing 18-Year-Old Dover Man 8-1-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-24232

Date/Time:  Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Location:  Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a Dover man.  Anthony Yeagley (18) was last seen in the area of Owen’s Manor on S. Queen Street at approximately 11:00AM on August 1st, 2019.  Yeagley has made statements to family that are concerning for his health and safety.  If you have any information on Yeagley’s whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.

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Two Arrests Made in July 4th Shooting 8-1-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-20998

Date/Time:  Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 6:24PM

Location: 100 Block of Katrina Way, (Cannon Mills Apartments) Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department has arrested two suspects involved in a shooting on the 4th of July.  At approximately 6:24PM, a 22-year-old victim entered his apartment in the 100 Block of Katrina Way and found three suspects inside of his apartment.  The victim confronted the suspects and noticed his bedroom was in disarray and money had been taken, at which point the suspects fled on foot.  The victim gave chase, when one suspect (Jason Brittingham, 18) turned and fired a gun, striking the victim once in the left side.  The bullet went through the victim and entered a home through an exterior wall.  The victim was able to identify two of the three suspects because they were known to him.

Christopher Evans (17), was apprehended by the Dover Police Department and US Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force in the downtown Dover area on July 30th, 2019.  He was committed to Stevenson House on the following charges:
-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Gang Participation
-Theft Under $1,500

Jason Brittingham (18) was arrested by the US Marshals on July 30th, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina and is being held pending extradition on the following charges:
-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Gang Participation
-Theft Under $1,500

Christopher Evans

Jason Brittingham

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Arrest Made in Robbery of 72-Year-Old Woman 7-31-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-24145

Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 11:14AM

Location: Parking lot Dover Federal Credit Union, 255 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested 33-year-old Roy Wrenn of Smyrna after committing a robbery against a 72-year-old female on Wednesday, July 31st.  At approximately 11:14AM, the victim was walking to the Dover Federal Credit Union, when Wrenn approached from behind and stuck something against her back and demanded her belongings.  Wrenn forcefully removed her purse from her shoulder and fled.  

Surveillance footage showed Wrenn wearing a black t-shirt with a large white eagle on the front and blue jeans.  Officers located Wrenn a short time later in the area of New and Reed Streets wearing the same clothing.  Wrenn was contacted and taken into custody without incident.  Wrenn will be charged with a single count of 2nd Degree Robbery.  Bond information was not available at the time of this release.

Roy Wrenn
Age: 33
Smyrna, DE

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 7-30-19

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Robbery in Capital Green Neighborhood 7-30-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-2383

Date/Time:  Sunday, July 28th, 2019 at 7:53PM

Location: Collins Drive at New Castle Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested on suspect and is seeking the identity of others involved in a Sunday evening robbery.  At approximately 7:53PM, a 55-year-old male was in the area of Collins Drive and New Castle Avenue, when he was approached by Dajuan Merrell (18) and four other male suspects.  The suspects assaulted the victim and took a Schwinn bicycle from the victim before fleeing the area.  The victim suffered minor injuries as a result.  Merrell was identified as a suspect shortly after the incident and detectives obtained a warrant for his arrest.  At approximately 11:30PM on July 28th, Merrell turned himself in to the Dover Police Department and was released on an O.R. Bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 2nd Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Assault 3rd Degree

Dajuan Merrell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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, Second Suspect Sought, in Sunday Morning Robbery 7-30-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-23758

Date/Time:  Sunday, July 28th, 2019 at 5:42AM

Location: West Loockerman Street at S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested one suspect and is seeking a second from an early morning robbery on Sunday, July 28th.  At approximately 5:42AM, a 35-year-old male was in the area of West Loockerman Street and S. Governors Avenue when he was approached by two male suspects who assaulted him and choked him to the point of losing consciousness.  The suspects stole a cell phone from the victim and fled the area.  Officers located Ezekiel Sullivan (26) in the downtown area after he was identified as a suspect based on area surveillance cameras and arrested him without incident.  Deshaun Harris (41) is currently wanted after also being identified by downtown surveillance cameras.

Ezekiel Sullivan was committed to SCI in default of $25,000 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Deshaun Harris is currently wanted on the same charges.

Deshaun Harris
Felton, DE

Ezekiel Sullivan
Smyrna, 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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Man Arrested for Two Robberies in Same Day 7-28-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-23365/23697

Date/Time: See Narrative 

Location: See Narrative

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Michael Hill (38) twice on Saturday, July 27th, 2019 after committing two separate robberies.  

The first incident occurred at approximately 7:44AM when Hill entered the Holy Cross Church at 631 S. State Street and was stealing money from a collection container inside the church.  When approached by a 68-year-old male from the church, Hill threw him to the ground and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  Responding officers located Hill in the area of S. Governors Avenue and Water Street on a bicycle.  When Hill was contacted, he fled on foot.  Officers successfully took Hill into custody without incident.  The money that was stolen was found on Hill and returned to the church.  

Hill was then released on an O.R. Bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 2nd Degree
-Resisting Arrest
-Criminal Impersonation
-Disorderly Conduct

 

At approximately 2:48PM, officers responded to the area of S. New Street and Reed Street for a report of a robbery.  A 34-year-old male was found with an injury to his eye and reported to police that a male suspect had struck him in the eye with a blunt object (possibly a bottle) and demanded money from him.  As a female acquaintance attempted to help the male victim into her car, the suspect continued to demand money and lunge at the female with the object in a threatening manner.  When officers obtained the description of the suspect, it matched the earlier description of Michael Hill.  The victims in the 2nd robbery were able to positively identify Hill as the suspect.  Officers located Hill a short time later in the area of Reed Street and arrested him without incident.  

Hill was then committed to SCI in default of $8,900 cash bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Aggravated Menacing

A mugshot of Hill was not available at time of release.

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Residential Burglary at Barrister Place 7-25-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-23317

Date/Time:  See Narrative

Location: 400 Block of Barrister Place, 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 400 Block of Barrister Place.  The incident occurred sometime between July 20th-July 24th, 2019 when the resident was not at the home.  During this time, an unknown suspect(s)entered the home through a rear sliding door and stole the following items:
-Sectional Couch
-Leather Recliner
-55″ Television
-32″ Television
-XBOX Game Console

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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Save-A-Lot Armed Robbery 7-25-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-23351

Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 8:50PM

Location: Save-A-Lot Grocery Store, 650 S. Bay Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Save-A-Lot grocery store on Wednesday night.  At approximately 8:50PM, a suspect entered the business displaying a black handgun and demanded cash from an employee.  The employee complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect was last seen running across S. Bay Road and into the parking lot of the Blue Hen Corporate Center in a northeast direction.  

The suspect was described as a black male in his twenties, wearing an opaque face mask, sark blue Polo brand hooded sweatshirt (red Polo horse on chest), dark pants, and black shoes with a white sole.

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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