Residential Burglary on North State Street 11-21-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-37042

Date/Time:  Between 11/18/2019 at 8:00AM and 11/20/2019 at 3:37PM

Location:  200 Block of North State Street, 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 200 Block of North State Street.  The incident occurred between Monday, November 18th at 8:00AM and Wednesday, November 20th at 3:37PM when the resident returned.  The suspect(s) entered the home by breaking a rear glass door and then removed an Apple iPad and various DVD movies before fleeing.  

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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Parked Vehicles Struck by Gunfire on Sussex Avenue 11-20-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-36979

Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 at 4:39AM

Location:  400 Block of Sussex Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two vehicles damaged in the 400 Block of Sussex Avenue on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 4:39AM, officers responded to the area for a report of shots fired.  When they arrived, they located two vehicles that had been struck by gunfire in front of a residence.  No injuries were reported 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 delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Firearms Arrest 11-20-19

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-36869

Date/Time:  Tuesday, November 19th at 10:35AM

Location:  N. DuPont Highway and Lepore Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Abdul-Rahim Bracey (19) on drug and firearm offenses during a traffic stop on Tuesday morning.  At approximately 10:35AM, officers stopped Bracey for operating a vehicle with expired tags in the area of N. DuPont Highway and Lepore Road.  During initial contact with Bracey, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana and observed marijuana in plain view.  A further search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a handgun, $205 in drug proceeds, a digital scale, and 38 grams of marijuana.

Bracey was released after posting a $15,100 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession with Intent to Deliver
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Offenses

Abdul-Rahim Bracey

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 11-18-19

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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Dover Man Arrested on Drug Charges Following Probation Administrative Search 11-15-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-36300

Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 13th, 019 at 11:55PM

Location:  100 Block of Roosevelt Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Darius Jean-Baptiste (19) on drug charges after assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with an administrative search of his residence.  During the search, the following items were located:
-96 bags of heroin (.672 gram)
-2.2 grams of “synthetic marijuana”
-1.6 grams of marijuana
-drug paraphernalia
-$330 in drug proceeds

Jean-Baptiste was committed to SCI on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Counterfeit Controlled Substance
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Darius Jean-Baptiste

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 11-15-19

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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Gold Alert Cancelled for James Allen 11-15-2019

UPDATE: The Gold Alert for James Allen has been cancelled after he was located on November 15th, 2019.

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-36414

Date/Time:  Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at approximately 4:30PM

Location:  400 Block of Country 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 54-year-old male.  James Allen was reported missing by family members after leaving his residence at 400 Country Drive at approximately 4:30PM on Thursday, November 14th, 2019.  Allen has a condition that if not monitored properly, may pose a risk to his well-being.  Allen is described as being a black male, 5’10”, approximately 200 pounds.  It is not known what he was last wearing.  He may be operating a red Mazda CX5 with Delaware tags (PC212472).  

If you have any information on Allen’s whereabouts, please contact 302-736-7111.  

James Allen

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Gold Alert Issued for Dover Man 11-14-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-36414

Date/Time:  Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at approximately 4:30PM

Location:  400 Block of Country 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 54-year-old male.  James Allen was reported missing by family members after leaving his residence at 400 Country Drive at approximately 4:30PM on Thursday, November 14th, 2019.  Allen has a condition that if not monitored properly, may pose a risk to his well-being.  Allen is described as being a black male, 5’10”, approximately 200 pounds.  It is not known what he was last wearing.  He may be operating a red Mazda CX5 with Delaware tags (PC212472).  

If you have any information on Allen’s whereabouts, please contact 302-736-7111.  

James Allen

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Man Arrested After Stealing Vehicle and Fleeing from Police 11-12-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-35973

Date/Time:  Monday, November 11th, 2019 at 4:52AM

Location:  King’s Cliff MHP, 1131 Bay Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested 56-year-old Kenneth Conner on Monday morning after he fled from officers in a stolen vehicle.  Officers were taking a report of a Chevrolet work van in the Kings Cliff Mobile Home Park when additional officers observed the stolen vehicle traveling southbound in the area of North DuPont Highway.  Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but Conner continued to travel southbound, running a red light at the South Bay Road Split and a S. Little Creek Road.  Conner eventually traveled to Kings Cliff Mobile Home Park where he was arrested without further incident.

Conner was committed to SCI on a $4,050 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Disregard Police Signal
-Additional Traffic Violations

Kenneth Conner

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Dover Man Charged with 7th DUI Offense After Running Stop Sign 11-12-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-35968

Date/Time:  Monday, November 11th, 2019 at 2:21AM

Location:  West Division Street at  Queen Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested 63-year-old Bennie Cobb of Dover for a 7th offense DUI on Monday morning.  At approximately 2:21AM, Cobb was stopped for running a stop sign at the intersection of Fulton Street and North New Street as well as not having headlights on.  Cobb was the operator of the vehicle and found to be intoxicated as a result of alcohol consumption.  Cobb was committed to SCI on a $15,650 secured bond on the following offenses:
-DUI 7th Offense
-Driving While Suspended (License)
-Additional Traffic Violations

Bennie Cobb

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