Dover Man Charged with Firearms Offenses After Fleeing from Police 3-6-20

Incident Number: 50-20-7607

Date/Time:  Thursday, March 5th, 2020 at 8:36PM

Location:  New Castle Avenue and Sussex Avenue, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested a Dover man on firearms charges after he fled from police during a pedestrian stop.  Officers were in the area of New Castle Avenue and Sussex Avenue and contacted Domanick Greene (19) for a pedestrian violation.  When officers attempted to contact Greene, he fled on foot.  When officers apprehended Greene, he was in possession of a loaded .380 handgun.

Greened was released on an O.R. bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Receiving a Stolen Firearm
-Resisting Arrest
-Pedestrian Violation

Domanick Greene
Age: 19
Dover, DE

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 3-3-20

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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New Jersey Man Arrested on Drug Charges/Outstanding Warrants During Domestic Dispute 3-5-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-7489

Date/Time:  Thursday, March 5th, 2020 at 12:35AM

Location:  Mifflin Road and Woodmill Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

At approximately 12:35AM on Thursday, March 5th, officers responded to the area of Mifflin Road and Woodmill Drive for a domestic related incident.  Upon arrival, officers contacted Dayquin Minor (25).  During the investigation, it was discovered that Minor had an active capias from New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.  Officers took Minor into custody on the capias.  When Minor was searched, officers located 93 grams of marijuana and $1,864 in cash/drug proceeds on his person.  It was also discovered that Minor has a arrant our of New Jersey for Failure to Appear on other criminal charges.

Minor was committed to SCI on a $2,040 secured bond on the Delaware capias and for being an Out of State Fugitive and received an O.R. bond on the drug related charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Dayquin Minor
Age: 25
Mount Holly, New Jerseu

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Arrest Made in February 22nd Robbery of U.S. Gas 3-5-2020

UPDATE:

The Dover Police Department has arrested Robert Stecher (18) in connection with the robbery of U.S. Gas on February 22nd, 2020 (original release shown below).  Stecher was developed as a suspect during the investigation and taken into custody without incident.  The Dover Police Department is still seeking the identity of the remaining suspects 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 delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

Stecher was committed to SCI on a $62,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Robert Stecher
Dover, DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incident Number: 50-20-6181

Date/Time:  Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at 10:05PM

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

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery at U.S. Gas where seven suspects were involved.  Officers responded to U.S. Gas at 10:05PM on Saturday night for what was reported as a fight in progress.  Upon arrival, officers contacted a 20-year-old male employee of the store who advised that a robbery had taken place.  The male suspect told officers that he was helping a customer at the fuel pumps when he observed two suspects inside the store and multiple suspects standing near the front door.  The suspects were lingering in the area after they attempted to buy tobacco products but were turned down for not producing identification.  The employee observed two suspects grabbing items inside the store and he left the fuel pumps to enter the store and address the matter.  One of the suspects stood in front of the door and refused to let the employee inside.  The employee stated that he was then struck from behind by one of the suspects and was then assaulted by another member of the group.  The suspects then began removing items from the employees pockets and  took an undisclosed amount of cash from his pockets and fled on foot in an eastbound direction on Townsend Boulevard.  The suspects were described as six black males and one white male.

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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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 3-3-20

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Residential Burglary on Westover Drive 3-3-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-7181

Date/Time:  Between 6:00PM on 3-1-2020 and 9:27AM on 3-2-2020

Location:  100 Block of Westover Drive, 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 100 Block of Westover Drive.  The incident occurred between 6:00PM on March 1st and 9:27AM on March 2nd, when an unknown suspect entered the residence through an unsecured rear window.  Once inside, the suspect removed a television and fled the area.

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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Dover Man to be Charged with Three Burglaries 3-3-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-7146

Date/Time:  Sunday, March 1st, 2020 at 11:14PM

Location:  Dollar Tree, 261 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Brian Bower (33) for a burglary that occurred on Sunday, March 1st, 2020.  Officers responded to the Dollar Tree located at 261 N. DuPont Highway for a report that the glass to the business was shattered.  Video surveillance showed that the suspect (Bower) had broken the glass with a “No Parking” sign.  Once inside, Bower took over two-hundred items and fled with the items in shopping carts.  Bower was later located in the downtown area by officers and taken into custody.  Bower had a recycling bin with him that was filled with the stolen items. 

Bower will be charged with the following charges once released from receiving medical attention as a result of a condition:
-Burglary 3rd Degree
-Theft Under $1,500
-Criminal Mischief 
-Resisting Arrest

 

On March 2nd, 2020, the Dover Police Department was notified of two other burglaries that occurred in the same general area as the Dollar Tree burglary.  Pivot Occupational Health, located at 283 N. DuPont Highway, reported a burglary were a suspect used a tool/object to force open the rear door to the business.  Once inside, the suspect ransacked the business looking for items to steal before fleeing.

Oreck, located at 512 N. DuPont Highway, also had a rear door to the business damaged as the result of an attempt to use a tool/object to force it open.  The suspect eventually broke a window to gain access to the business.  Once inside, the suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing.

Brian Bower was identified as the suspect in the Pivot and Oreck burglaries in addition to the Dollar Tree burglary.  As a result, Bower will be charged upon his release from a hospital with the following charges:
-Burglary 3rd Degree (2x)
-Attempted Theft
-Theft
-Criminal Mischief

Brian Bower
Age: 33
Dover, DE

 

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Two Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges Following Arrest of Second Suspect in February 18th Shooting 3-3-2020

The Dover Police Department arrested a second suspect in connection with the February 18th shooting in Simon Circle.  On Monday, March 2nd, 2020, officers took Brandon Scott (18) and his brother Tyler Scott (20) into custody as they executed a search warrant at their home in the 400 Block of Ann Moore Street in the Eden Hill development. 

Brandon Scott was identified as a second suspect during the investigation into the February 18th shooting that left a 13-year-old injured (see original release below).

 During the search of the residence, officers located the following items:
-9mm handgun
-92 rounds of ammunition
-572 bags of heroin (4.004 grams)
-11 bags of marijuana totaling 12.8 grams
-$1,111 in cash/drug proceeds

Brandon Scott was committed to SCI on a $106,100 cash bond on the following charges stemming from the February 18th shooting:
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering (4x)
-Criminal Mischief (2x)
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Brandon Scott also received a $121,200 cash bond on the following new charges from the search warrant on March 2nd:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Heroin
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Brandon Scott received an additional $25,000 cash bond on a Violation of Probation.

Tyler Scott was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $121,200 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Heroin
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Tyler Scott

Brandon Scott

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ORIGINAL RELEASE

Incident Number: 50-20-5655

Date/Time:  Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 at 5:58PM

Location:  Simon Circle and West North Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Dover man after a shooting occurred on Tuesday evening.  At approximately 5;58PM, officers were called to the area of West North Street and Simon Circle for shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers located a 13-year-old male with a graze wound to his face.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital where he was treated and released for the injury.  In addition to the victim, two homes were also struck by gunfire.  Arriving officers observed Darius Jean-Baptiste fleeing on foot from the scene.  Jean-Baptiste was apprehended by police and determined to be the suspect in the shooting.  

Darius Jean-Baptiste was committed to SCI in default of $73,200 cash bond on the following charges:
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering (4x)
-Criminal Mischief (2x)

Darius Jean-Baptiste
Age: 20
Dover, DE

 

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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Charges for Felton Woman 3-2-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-6959

Date/Time:  Friday, February 28th, 2020 at 11:03PM

Location:  Forrest Avenue at George Washington Drive, Dover, DE (traffic stop)

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Letina Gibbs on gun charges during a traffic stop on Friday night.  At approximately 11:03PM, officers stopped Gibbs in the area of Forrest Avenue and George Washington Drive.  During the stop, officers discovered a handgun and marijuana inside of the vehicle.  Gibbs was arrested without incident and charged with:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Gibbs was released on an O.R. Bond.

Letina Gibbs
Felton, DE
Age; 33

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Two Men Arrested on Drug Charges Following Probation and Parole Administrative Search 3-2-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-6894

Date/Time:  Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:26PM

Location:  1700 Block of N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department assisted Delaware Probation and Parole with an administrative search on Friday afternoon that resulted in several drug charges for two men.  At approximately 12:26, officers responded to a hotel in the 1700 Block of N. DuPont Highway and observed Cory Caldwell (35) and Vincent Walls (39) leaving.  A short time later, both were taken into custody without incident.  A search of the hotel room the two were in resulted in the seizure of 415.7 grams of cocaine, 2.73 grams of heroin, 4.9 grams of marijuana, 2 ecstasy pills, drug paraphernalia, and $4,528 in drug proceeds.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cory Caldwell and Vincent Walls were both committed to SCI on $28,100 cash bonds on the following offenses:
-Possession of Cocaine
-Possession of Heroin
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Possession of MDMA
-Possession of Marijuana
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Cory Caldwell
Harrington, DE

Vincent Walls
Dover, DE

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