Two Men Shot on S. New Street 12-30-2019

Incident Number: 50-19-41374

Date/Time:  Monday, December 30th, 2019 at 2:47AM

Location:  100 Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a a shooting incident that left a 19-year-old male and a 30-year-old male with non-life threatening injuries.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:47AM on Monday, December 30th, when the victims were approached by 5-6 unknown male suspects while they were on a porch of a residence in the 100 Block of S. New Street.  The subjects fired multiple times at the victims, striking each victim in the legs.  The suspects fled on foot towards S. Queen Street.  Both victims were treated at Kent General Hospital for their 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 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 12-30-19

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 Police to Hold Two “How to Succeed in the Hiring Process” Seminars 12-30-2019

How to Succeed in the Hiring Process Seminar

The Dover Police Department will hold two “How to Succeed in the Hiring Process” seminars on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 and February 8th, 2020 in the Public Assembly Room of the Dover Police Department.  The Dover Police Department is located at 400 S. Queen Street, Dover, DE 19904.  The seminar is open to anyone interested in a career with the Dover Police Department as a police officer and will include information about the hiring process, application assistance, specialized units of the agency, and a tour of the police department.  You do not have to submit an application prior to attending.  Doors will open at 8:30AM and close promptly at 9:00AM with no late admittance permitted.  

Please email Cpl. Rich at caleb.rich@cj.state.de.us or call 302-736-4461 with any questions.

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Home Struck by Gunfire on S. New Street 12-28-2019

Date/Time:  Friday, December 27th, 2019 at 9:12PM

Location:  Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the Unit Block of S. New Street Friday, December 27th, 2019 at approximately 9:12PM.  Officers responded to the area after receiving calls for shots fired in the area.  Upon arrival, it was learned that an occupied residence in the Unit Block of S. New Street was struck by gunfire.  No injuries resulted from 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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Residential Burglary on Lamplighter Lane 12-26-2019

Incident Number: 50-19-40998

Date/Time:  Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 

Location:  Unit Block of Lamplighter Lane, 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 Unit Block of Lamplighter Lane on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 2:00AM, an unknown suspect entered the occupied residence through an unsecured rear sliding door.  Once inside, the suspect removed various electronics from the home before fleeing the residence.

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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Residential Burglary on Holmes Street 12-26-2019

Incident Number: 50-19-40925

Date/Time:  See Narrative

Location:  100 Block of Holmes 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 100 Block of Holmes Street. The incident occurred between 9:00PM on December 23rd and 1:04PM on December 24th.  While the home was vacant during that period, an unknown suspect entered the residence through a rear window and removed suitcases full of clothing and shoes from the residence and fled in an unknown direction.  

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. New Street 12-26-2019

Date/Time:  Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 at 7:39PM

Location:  Area of S. New Street and Reed Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of S. New Street and Reed Street on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 at approximately 7:39PM.  Officers responded to the area after receiving calls for shots fired in the area.  Upon arrival, it was learned that two residences in the Unit Block of S. New Street were each struck by gunfire.  No injuries resulted from 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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Shots Fired at Intersection of Webbs Lane and S. DuPont Highway 12-24-2019

Date/Time:  Monday, December 23rd, 2019 at 9:10PM

Location:  Area of S. DuPont Highway at Webbs Lane, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of the intersection of S. DuPont Highway at Webbs Lane on Monday night at approximately 9:10PM.  Arriving officers spoke to a 19-year-old male who advised that following a confrontation with a silver or tan van behind him, several shots were fired by the occupant(s) of the van.  The occupants were only described as several black males in their teens or early 20’s.  No injuries resulted from the incident, however the exterior of the Rite-Aid store at the intersection was struck twice. Several shell casings were also recovered from the scene.

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 12-20-19

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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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 12-16-19

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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