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Traffic Stop Leads to Weapon and Drug Arrest

Delaware State Police have arrested 36-year-old Michael Bauer of Dover, DE for firearm and other charges following a traffic stop that occurred in the Smyrna area on Sunday morning. On June 26, 2022 at approximately 1:48 a.m., a trooper on patrol observed a black motorcycle traveling northbound on South Dupont...
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State Trooper Injured Making Arrest

LEWES, Del.- Delaware State Police say around 11:30 a.m. they received a report of suspicious activity in the area of Pinetown Rd. Troopers saw what appeared to be illegal narcotics sales involving a man standing in the roadway. When they approached the man, 18-year-old Jaliel Perry, he began running towards Cone Lane. Perry was also seen throwing an unknown object into a wooded area.

Felton man charged after threatening to shoot woman in the face

FELTON, Del. – A Felton man is facing serious charges after police say he was involved in a domestic dispute Friday night. Around 8:22 p.m. on June 24th, Felton Police were dispatched to the 100 block of East Sewell Street. It was reported that a white male suspect was threatening to shoot a female victim with a gun. When police arrived, they found white male with a gun, and later identified him as 39-year-old Russell A. Rubley.

GALLERY | Check out Middletown's brand new Appoquinimink Library

A brand new, state-of-the-art library opened its doors in a prime location in Middletown Friday, providing access to books, learning materials, and makerspace activities to neighborhoods which traditionally had not had such resources available to them. "This is located within about a mile-and-a-half of five or six schools with the...

Two Men Arrested on Drug, Weapon Charges

DEWEY BEACH, Del.- Two men have been arrested on drug and weapon related charges in Dewey Beach Saturday night. Dewey Beach Police say two men were loitering around a car with a handgun in the door pocket around 10 p.m. at the 100 block of Read Ave. When officers approached the car, they could smell a strong odor of marijuana with drug paraphernalia in clear view inside the car.

Commerce: White Swan Tavern Plans for the Next Forty Years

Christian Havemeyer, owner and operator of the White Swan Tavern in Chestertown, has announced that he has joined into a partnership with a small number of private investors, operating as the White Swan Tavern, LLC, to design and modernize the historic site over the next year. Havemeyer, along with his...

Police Identify Man Found Shot To Death in Milford

The Milford Police Department has identified the victim in last week’s homicide investigation as Aaron L. Jackson, 34 of Bridgeville, Delaware. The Milford Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating a homicide that occurred in the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex in Milford, police said Saturday. Officials said...

Two-for-Two: Jordan Watson Earns $3,350 Modified Victory Friday at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, DE – Two-for-two. Milford, Del.’s Jordan Watson represented the First State on Friday night at Georgetown Speedway, winning the 25-lap J.W. Brown Logging Modified event. The win for Watson and the Brent Hall Motorsports No. 18 was his second in a row at the Sussex County half-mile oval. He earned $3,350 including a $350 bonus from Paradise Senior living as the top-finishing Delaware driver.

Delaware Man Sentenced for Enticement of a Minor

WILMINGTON, DE — David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced that Bruce M. Jarvela, III, 25, of Dover, was sentenced on June 21, 2022, to 15 years in federal prison followed by 10 years of supervised release. U.S. District Judge Richard G. Andrews pronounced the sentence.

Smyrna PD participates in Torch Run for Special Olympics

SMYRNA, Del. – Smyrna Police officers ran in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. They were once again supporting the Special Olympics of Delaware. Great job to all LEOs throughout the state that participated, and good luck to all the athletes in this year’s summer games.