Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Three Men for Firearms and Drug Charges 1-8-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-00811

Date/Time:  January 7th, 2020 at 8:22PM

Location:  West Division Street and S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

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

Narrative:

Three men were charged with firearm and drug charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday evening.  Officers stopped a black Dodge Dart in the area of West Division Street and S. DuPont Highway at approximately 8:22PM for a traffic violation.  When the officers approached the vehicle, they could detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  During a search of the vehicle, officers located a loaded 9mm handgun with an extended magazine, 2.1 grams of marijuana, 9 doses of ecstasy, and $460 in drug proceeds.  

All three occupants were taken into custody without incident.

Girard Gregory (30, driver) was committed to SCI on a $36,200 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Mykal Dempster (31, front passenger) was committed to SCI on a $43,100 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Violation of Probation

Charles Jackson (45, rear passenger) was released on a civil violation for Possession of Marijuana.

Charles Jackson
Age: 45
Dover, DE

Mykal Dempster
Age: 31
Dover, DE

Girard Gregory
Age: 30
Dover, DE

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Two Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges at Residence on River Road 1-8-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-00750

Date/Time:  January 7th, 2020 at 11:50AM

Location:  500 Block of River Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested two men on drug and firearms offenses on Tuesday morning.  At approximately 11:50AM, Dover Police were assisting Delaware Probation and Parole officers with a probation check on Shaheed Berry (22) in the 500 Block of River Road.  

Officers from both agencies went to the front and rear doors of the residence and observed Dakota Borntreger (18) attempting to flee from the rear of the residence.  Officers were able to detain Borntreger in the basement of the residence and noticed a strong odor of marijuana and a handgun in plain view.

At that time, a search warrant was obtained for the residence.  During the search, officers located a .40 caliber handgun, $522 in drug proceeds, drug paraphernalia, 3.3 grams of marijuana, and 170 bags of heroin.

Shaheed Berry was released on an O.R. Bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Dakota Borntreger was committed to SCI on an $86,500 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin
-Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Resisting Arrest
– Drug Paraphernalia

Shaheed Berry
Dover, DE

Dakota Borntreger
Dover, DE

 

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Dover Man Arrested for Possession of AK-47 and Drug Charges 1-7-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-00271

Date/Time:  See Narrative

Location:  See Narrative

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

Narrative:

Maurice Parker (24) has been charged with multiple weapons charges and drug charges by the Dover Police Department.  On January 2nd, 2020, officers stopped Parker on Kentwood Drive during a vehicle stop.  Parker was found to be in possession of 7.62 caliber rounds (AK-47 ammunition).  Delaware Probation and Parole then executed an administrative search at Parker’s residence on Persimmon Tree Lane.  That search led to the discovery of .45 caliber ammunition and 10 bags of heroin.  

At the time, Parker was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of Heroin
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Violation of Probation

After further investigation, police discovered evidence that Parker was in possession of the AK-47 firearm.  Parker was then charged with Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited.

Parker was committed to SCI on a $10,200 bond on all charges.

Maurice Parker
Dover, DE

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Subject Arrested on Drug and Firearms Charges on River Road 1-7-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-00613

Date/Time:  Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 12:31PM

Location:  500 Block of River Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department arrested 27-year-old Kacey White on firearms and drug charges following a foot chase on Monday afternoon.  Officers were contacting White as a result of a firearms investigation.  Officers had received a tip that included an image of White in possession of a firearm.  With assistance from the Wilmington, DE Police Department, White was identified from the image and officers attempted to contact him in the 500 Block of River Road.  

While fleeing from police, a loaded 9mm handgun with a 30 round magazine fell out of White’s waistband.  White was taken into custody a short time later.  Delaware Probation and Parole then executed an administrative search of a residence on River Road where White was living.  That search yielded a second handgun that was reported stolen to the Delaware State Police Troop 3.  In addition to the firearms, White was also found to be in possession of 15 bags of heroin.

White was committed to SCI in default of $114,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Receiving a Stolen Firearm
-Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Possession of Heroin
-Resisting Arrest
-Violation of Probation

Kacey White
Age: 27

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Dover Police Investigating Shooting Death of 15-Year-Old 1-7-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-00683

Date/Time:  Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 9:49PM

Location:  Paul Street and Davis Circle, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of Kainami Grant, a 15-year-old male from Milford, Delaware, that occurred on Monday night.  At approximately 9:49PM, officers responded to an alley at the rear of Paul Street, near Davis Circle, after the victim called 911 himself to report that he had been shot.  

Upon arrival, it was learned that the victim had been shot multiple times, but was conscious at the time of officers arrival.  Grant was quickly taken to Kent General Hospital by medical personnel, where he succumbed to his injuries.  

There were no witnesses in the area upon police arrival.  Grant, whose identity was not immediately known, had to be positively identified through fingerprints.  Once Grant was identified, officers were able to notify his next of kin 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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Two Homes Struck by Gunfire on S. Governors Avenue 1-7-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-00670

Date/Time:  Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 6:58PM

Location:  Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue,  Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

Two occupied homes were struck by gunfire on Monday evening in the Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue.  No injuries resulted from the incident, but the homes did sustain damage.  It was determined that an unknown suspect fired multiple shots in the area between S. New Street and S. Governors Avenue.   

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 Charges for Dover Man 1-6-2020

Incident Number:  50-20-0575

Date/Time:   Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 3:24AM

Location:   White Oak Road and Halsey Road, Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested a 20-year-old man on drug charges as the result of a traffic stop on Monday morning.  At approximately 3:24AM, Tynik Sanders was stopped for an equipment violation on a vehicle he was operating in the area of White Oak Road and Halsey Drive.  Further investigation during the stop led to the discovery of 130 grams of marijuana, 2.5 grams of Psilocybin (mushrooms), and drug paraphernalia. 

Sanders was taken into custody without incident and released from the Justice of the Peace Court 7 on an O.R. bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Tier 1 Qty of Mushrooms
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Offense

Tynik Sanders
Dover, DE

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Arrest Made in Burglary at Loockerman Square Apartments 1-6-2020

Incident Number:  50-20-0509

Date/Time:   Sunday, January 5th, 2019 at 1:28PM

Location:   32 West Loockerman Street, Loockerman Square Apartments, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Wesley Batson (22) on Sunday afternoon for a burglary at Loockerman Square Apartments.  An officer working an extra duty assignment patrolling the complex observed a door propped open that had been secured during a previous patrol.  The officer heard music coming from the unoccupied business suite and observed a rear window get broken while waiting for backup officers to arrive.  Once the officers entered the suite, they located Batson inside of the unit and took him into custody without incident. 

Batson was committed to SCI on a $2,100 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Burglary 3rd Degree
-Criminal Mischief

Wesley Batson
Age: 22
Dover, DE

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 1-03-20

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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Man Wanted for Rape Since 2018 Captured in South Carolina 1-3-2020

UPDATE: The Dover Police Department is announcing the arrest of Juan Hernandez who has been wanted for 2nd Degree Rape of a minor since October of 2018.  Hernandez is not a legal resident of the United States.  The Dover Police Department and U.S. Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force were contacted by the FBI on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 an advised that they received a tip that Hernandez was in Beaufort County in South Carolina.  On Thursday, January 2nd, Hernandez was taken into custody and is awaiting extradition to Delaware.  

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-6186

Date/Time:   March 7th, 2011

Location:   Undisclosed location in Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is seeking a suspect wanted for 2nd Degree Rape of a then 6-year-old girl in March of 2011.  The Dover Police Department learned of the allegations made against Juan Carlos Hernandez (DOB: 7-30-85) after the victim disclosed the incident to a school therapist.  Following a forensic interview and a review of other evidence, detectives obtained a warrant for 2nd Degree Rape for Hernandez.  Hernandez’s location is unknown and it is possible that he has returned to Mexico since the incident occurred.  

Juan Carlos Hernandez

 

 

 

 

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