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Wanted Felton Pair Arrested Following Police Chase

FELTON, Del.- A Felton man and woman wanted on active warrants were taken into custody on felony drug and related charges following a late Thursday night police chase. Delaware State Police said that shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday, troopers observed Arthur Bentley, 56, and Stephanie Evans, 35, in a Toyota Sienna van in the area of Millchop Lane and Walnut Shade Road in Kent County. Both suspects were wanted on several active capiases and had outstanding arrest warrants. Additionally, Evans, who was operating the van, has a suspended driver’s license.
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State officials distribute reusable bags ahead of total plastic bag ban

State officials distributed more than 2,000 reusable shopping bags at stores in Dover and Wilmington Friday in advance of Delaware’s total ban on plastic bags this summer. In 2019 the General Assembly banned single use plastic bags statewide, but allowed retailers to provide thicker plastic bags designed to be reused.

Suspected Bridgeville Drug Dealer Arrested After Crash

BRIDGEVILLE, Del.- A 24-year-old Bridgeville man is facing drug and traffic charges following a DUI crash, authorities said. Delaware State Police said that shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, troopers responded to the area of Sharps Mill Road in Greenwood for a single-vehicle crash. Troopers said that when they...

Every day is Memorial Day at Dover Air Force Base

The first stop back on U.S. soil for American service members killed overseas is Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. It's where their families wait, where VIPs gather and where the honor guard is called. It’s at this site where members of the Air Force mortuary affairs team have the...

Pair Arrested on Felony Drugs Charges Following Pursuit

Delaware State Police arrested Arthur Bentley, 56, and Stephanie Evans, 35, both of Felton, DE on felony drug and related charges after a pursuit on Thursday night. On May 26, 2022, at approximately 11:25 p.m., Delaware State Police Kent County Governor’s Task Force observed Arthur Bentley and Stephanie Evans occupying a 2005 Toyota Sienna Van in the area of Millchop Lane and Walnut Shade Road. Both suspects are currently wanted on several active capiases, have outstanding arrest warrants, and Stephanie, the operator of the van has a suspended driver’s license. A traffic stop was initiated but the suspect vehicle fled. While in pursuit of the Sienna, troopers observed Arthur discarding suspected narcotics from the passenger side of the vehicle on Barney Jenkins Road. When the Sienna approached the stop sign at Barney Jenkins Road and Upper King Road, Arthur exited the van and began to walk away. Stephanie continued to flee in the van. Arthur initially resisted arrest but was successfully taken into custody a short time later. Troopers also continued chasing Stephanie in the Sienna and again observed her throwing suspected narcotics from the vehicle. Stephanie was successfully taken into custody after exiting the van and running through a corn field on Turkey Point Road. Subsequently, troopers discovered approximately 29.5 grams of methamphetamine, approximately 1.134 grams of heroin, approximately 11.4 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and over $1,000 in suspected drug proceeds from within the vehicle and discarded during the pursuit.

DE bag ban expansion starts July 1

DELAWARE – Starting July 1st, Delaware is expanding it’s plastic bag ban law. The expansion means that means you will no longer be able use plastic film carryout bags, which are essentially a thicker plastic bag. The new law also expands the ban to all retail stores in the first state.

Police: Fight involving handgun leads to charges for Dover man

DOVER, Del. – A fight at a Dover gas station led to one arrest Thursday evening. Police say the incident happened shortly before 7 p.m. at the Royal Farms located at 293 Saulsbury Road. Officers responded to the area after receiving a report of an altercation where a male subject was in possession of a gun. On arrival, officers found the suspect, 25-year-old Marquise Bennett, and a 32-year-old male subject engaged in a physical altercation inside the store’s vestibule. When officers confronted the two men, the 32-year-old subject reportedly threw a handgun to the ground.

Man Arrested on Firearm Charges After Fight at Dover Royal Farms Store

DOVER, Del.- Dover police arrested a 25-year-old man on firearm and related charges following a fight that occurred Thursday night inside the Royal Farms at 293 Saulsbury Road. Police said that that shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to the parking lot of the Royal Farms for a report...

Two arrested on drug charges following late night chase in Felton

FELTON, Del. – Two suspects are behind bars following an attempted traffic stop and pursuit Thursday night. Just before 11:30 p.m., troopers saw 56-year-old Arthur Bentley and 35-year-old Stephanie Evans in a Toyota Sienna van in the area of Millchop Lane and Walnut Shade Road. Both suspects had active capiases and outstanding arrest warrants, and Evans, the driver of the van, had a suspended driver’s license.

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Say hello to summer at the AM GOLD Yacht Rock party on Fri, May 27 from 6:30-8pm. Head to the beach behind Cape May Convention Hall with your beach chair or blanket to enjoy the free concert. Cape May Officials will introduce upcoming summer events, including concerts, movies on the beach and parades! Start your Cape May summer off right!

Rehoboth Beach gearing up for visitors to come shop, play, and eat in town this Memorial Day Weekend

REHOBOTH, Del.- This Memorial Day Weekend beaches are gearing up for the visitors they will see. Rehoboth Beach Mayor Stan Mills said this weekend kicks of their summer season, and on a weekend like this one the city may get as many as 50,000 visitors for the whole weekend.With that said, Mayor Mills said the boardwalk is ready to go as well as all the businesses, especially because having more people in town can help financially.

And still they come: How widened roads kept traffic rolling into Rehoboth Beach

“To accommodate this traffic, the highways have been widened and still they come,” Joseph F. McSweeney, secretary of the Kiwanis Club of Rehoboth Beach, reported in February 1929. McSweeney’s audience, composed of civic leaders from across southern Delaware, listened carefully as he described how the roads had been improved to handle the growing...

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Greenspace preserved in update to Comp Plan

Milford City Council approved a change to the 2018 Comprehensive Plan that would preserve areas around Deep Branch and Herring Branch as greenspace, affecting 14 parcels of land. Only a section of the former Rookery North are already annexed into the city and the city has acquired the former Sharp Farm on Rehoboth Boulevard. “The Greenway could include passive and ... Read More

Coppin State baseball team heads to NCAA tournament

Coppin State University baseball is headed to the NCAA Tournament. It will be a rare appearance from the eagles, who defeated Delaware State University last weekend. On Friday afternoon, the team suited up for practice on campus. Head Coach Sherman Reed said he knew from the very beginning big things...