Residential Burglary Towne Point Apartments 1-18-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-1780

Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 between 9:20AM and 2:20PM

Location: Towne Point Apartments, 820 Carvel Drive, F Bldg, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary in Towne Point Apartments.  The incident occurred between 9:20AM and 2:20PM on Tuesday, January 17th when three male suspects broke a window to a ground floor apartment and took a television before fleeing in a gray Honda sedan.  A witness described the suspects as black males, between 18-25 years of age, all with thin beards.

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 can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

 

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Home Shot on Frear Drive 1-17-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-1601

Date/Time:  Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 8:09PM

Location: 300 Block of Frear Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting of a residence that occurred on Sunday evening.  At approximately 8:09PM, officers responded to the area of Towne Point Apartments for a shots fired complaint and made contact with a resident from the 300 Block of Frear Drive.  The resident advised that her window was shot and a bullet was lying on the floor of the home.  The home was occupied at the time by multiple people, but no injuries occurred.

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 can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 1-17-17

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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Arrests Made in Clearfield Apartments Homicide 1-13-17

UPDATE:
The Dover Police Department has arrested two men in connection with the Tuesday night murder of 31-year-old Javan Cale.  Depaul Wilson (35) and Guy Jones Jr. (27), both of Worton, Maryland, have been arrested for the shooting death of Cale by the Kent County, Maryland Sheriff’s Department and are awaiting extradition to Delaware to face the following charges:
-Home Invasion
-Attempted Robbery 1st Degree
-Conspiracy 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited
-1st Degree Murder

Photos were not available at the time of release.

 

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-1029

Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 7:40PM

Location: Clearfield Apartments, 120 Haman Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man that occurred at approximately 7:40PM on Tuesday night.  The victim, Javan Cale, was killed when he was shot multiple times in the torso inside of an apartment at Clearfield Apartments located at 120 Haman Drive.  Two unknown suspects were involved in an exchange of gunfire with Cale, in which Cale also fired multiple rounds.  The suspects fled westbound from the apartment building, but no further description is available.  Cale was rushed to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

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 can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closures Announce for Inauguration Cermony 1-12-17

TRAFFIC ALERT – Inauguration Ceremony for Governor-Elect John Carney & Lt. Governor-Elect Bethany Hall-Long Will Require Road Closures

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in conjunction with the City of Dover Police, Delaware State Police, and the Capitol Police Departments are announcing road closures on Tuesday, January 17, for the Inauguration Ceremony for Governor-Elect John Carney and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Bethany Hall-Long.

The City of Dover Police Department will enact a parking restriction on Monday, January 16 evening – no vehicles will be allowed to park on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard North and South, Legislative Avenue, and Water Street from Federal Street to Legislative Avenue in Dover.

On Tuesday, January 17, beginning at 6 a.m. the following roads will be closed to traffic:

Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound closed beginning at Capitol Drive (across from Family Court, 400 Court Street), and extending to Federal Street

Legislative Avenue closed between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard North and South.

Federal Street will remain open to northbound and southbound traffic from Water Street to Loockerman Street.

Bus Shuttle Service for Inauguration
Due to the road closures and parking restrictions in place, guests who wish to witness the Inauguration should utilize the Park and Ride option at the Blue Hen Corporate Center. A shuttle service will transport guests to and from the Inauguration Ceremony at the Blue Hen Corporate Center.

Shuttle service for guests will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Blue Hen Corporate Center.

Road closures and parking restrictions are anticipated to be open to traffic after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17.

In anticipation of possible delays in this area, DelDOT’s Transportation Management Center (TMC) will be monitoring traffic via radio and cameras along the route. DelDOT will have personnel positioned throughout the area to ensure traffic flow.

Motorists may adjust their routes or travel times by using DelDOT’s Smartphone application. The DelDOT App is available for Apple & Android smart phones and tablets, and can be downloaded free, search for “DelDOT” at the Apple and Google Play stores. With the DelDOT App you can view real time traffic cameras, travel times, delays, advisories, and also listen to WTMC 1380 AM.

Motorists can contact the TMC 24/7 to report any travel or traffic related issues at the following numbers: Dial #77 from any cell phone; (302) 659-4600; or 1-800-324-8379.

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 1-11-17

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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Police Investigating Homicide at Clearfield Apartments 1-11-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-1029

Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 7:40PM

Location: Clearfield Apartments, 120 Haman Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man that occurred at approximately 7:40PM on Tuesday night.  The victim, Javan Cale, was killed when he was shot multiple times in the torso inside of an apartment at Clearfield Apartments located at 120 Haman Drive.  Two unknown suspects were involved in an exchange of gunfire with Cale, in which Cale also fired multiple rounds.  The suspects fled westbound from the apartment building, but no further description is available.  Cale was rushed to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

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 can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Armed Robbery at Advanced Auto 1-10-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-932

Date/Time:  Monday, January 9th, 2016 at 8:43PM

Location: Advanced Auto, 422 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at Advanced Auto that occurred on Monday night.  At approximately 8:43PM, two white male suspects entered the business at 422 S. DuPont Highway, wearing all black clothing, black ski masks, and armed with a handgun.  The suspects demanded cash from the two employees that were working and fled on foot across Route 13 and in an unknown vehicle that was parked on Martin Street.

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 can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Dover Police Announce Closing Date for 2017 Police Testing Process 1-9-17

The Dover Police Department Planning and Training Unit has announced that the closing date for Police Applicants will be on Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 4:00PM.  Any applications received after this time will be filed away for the 2018 hiring process.  Applicant testing will take place on April 1st and 2nd with times and location to be determined.  Applicants who submit their applications prior to the deadline will receive testing information via U.S. Mail.  To learn more about Dover Police Careers, please visit www.doverpolice.org/careers

Applications can be downloaded here:
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FOR POLICE OFFICER
Please return applications in person or via mail  to:
Dover Police Department
Attn: Planning and Training
400 South Queen Street
Dover, DE 19904

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 1-6-17

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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