CRIME & SAFETY
Sussex County Drug Unit Arrests Three for Crack, Heroin
SUSSEX COUNTY, DE – Three men were arrested on Thursday by the Sussex County Drug Unit. After a four-month investigation, detectives executed a search warrant on a Dagsboro residence suspected of drug dealings. The arrested men were identified as 34-year-old Clarence Mobley, 41-year-old Wilbert Perkins, and 28-year-old Devontay Jones, all residents of Dagsboro. Detectives found approximately 25.13 grams of crack cocaine and 1.365 grams of suspected heroin on Mobley, who was arrested during a traffic stop while leaving the property. At the property, Perkins was found with 10.28 grams of crack cocaine and 0.819 grams of suspected heroin. Jones, found The post Sussex County Drug Unit Arrests Three for Crack, Heroin appeared first on Shore News Network.
Yet Another Crash on Coastal Highway at Cave Neck Road
Delaware troopers are once again investigating another crash on Coastal Highway at Cave Neck Road, which is between Lewes and Milton. Around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, police say a Mitsubishi Galant was headed north on Coastal Highway and attempted to turn left here onto Cave Neck Road. As the Mitsubishi...
Teen charged for fight Delaware high school graducation
GEORGETOWN, DE – A 16-year-old female suspect was charged with two counts of third-degree assault and one count of disorderly conduct following a fight at a high school graduation on Wednesday. The Delaware State Police arrested the teen, who was later released to her parent by Justice of the Peace Court 3. Her name was not released due to her age. The Delaware State Police are continuing their investigation into the incident and request anyone with information or anyone else who was injured during the fight to contact Lieutenant M. DiSilvestro at 302-752-3818. Information can also be provided by sending The post Teen charged for fight Delaware high school graducation appeared first on Shore News Network.
Three arrested following four-month-long drug investigation in Dagsboro
DAGSBORO, Del. – A drug investigation in Dagsboro wrapped up on Thursday evening with three arrests. The investigation began four months ago when detectives received information that drugs were being sold in the area of the 28000 block of East Diamond Drive. At around 5:30 p.m., detectives responded to the property to execute a search warrant. As detectives approached the property, they saw a black Chevrolet Tahoe driving away from the house and tried to stop the vehicle, but it continued driving away. Troopers were eventually able to stop the vehicle on Bunting Road, at which point they found approximately 25.13 grams of crack cocaine and approximately 195 baggies containing approximately 1.365 grams of suspected heroin in the driver’s possession. The driver, identified as 34-year-old Clarence Mobley, was subsequently taken into custody.
Delaware State Police Arrest Terry Toomey for Auto Theft and Multiple Offenses
Terry Toomey, a 35-year-old resident of Delmar, Delaware, was arrested by the Delaware State Police for stealing a car in Millsboro, along with fishing gear that was inside the car.
Crash involving dunk tank slows traffic near Nassau
A two-vehicle crash involving a truck towing a dunk tank has slowed traffic on southbound Route 1 north of the Nassau Bridge. The incident occurred about 7:45 a.m., June 2. More information will be provided when it is released.
Delmar Man Arrested for Stealing Car in Millsboro
DELMAR, DE – The Delaware State Police have arrested Terry Toomey, a 35-year-old man from Delmar, for allegedly stealing a car in Millsboro yesterday. On Wednesday afternoon, around 4:15 p.m., a trooper responded to Daisey Road after receiving a report about a stolen dark green Ford Focus. In addition to the car, the owner reported stolen fishing gear from inside the vehicle. At 7:00 p.m., an officer from the Dagsboro Police Department spotted the stolen vehicle being driven through the town. The driver, identified as Terry Toomey, was apprehended at Bodie’s Dairy Market without incident. He was transferred into the The post Delmar Man Arrested for Stealing Car in Millsboro appeared first on Shore News Network.
State Police: Man arrested, teen sought after large fight breaks out at Delaware high school graduation
GEORGETOWN, Del. - A graduation for a Delaware high school ended in turmoil on Tuesday night after state troopers say a large fight broke out. According to officials, troopers working the Sussex Central High School graduation responded to a large crowd of people fighting outside the main gate to the ceremonies.
Three Arrested in Delaware Following Traffic Stop
LEWES, DE – On Monday, at approximately 7:20 pm, Delaware State Police arrested three individuals after a traffic stop uncovered possession of guns and drugs. The trio was apprehended near the Wawa located at 17663 Dartmouth Drive in Lewes, driving a white 2001 Cadillac DeVille that had earlier been reported as involved in an incident of gunfire and reckless driving. Samuel Mondestin, 19, Gelber Sandoval-Velasquez, 20, and Jocelyn Flores Estrada, 20, were all taken into custody without incident. During a search of the vehicle, troopers recovered two firearms, additional ammunition, and a substantial quantity of Xanax pills. The individuals are The post Three Arrested in Delaware Following Traffic Stop appeared first on Shore News Network.
Charges Filed After Graduation Fight at Sussex Central High
GEORGETOWN, Del. - The Delaware State Police have confirmed they are investigating a large fight that occurred right after the graduation ceremony at Sussex Central High School Tuesday night. Police say they were alerted to a crowd of people fighting outside the main gate of the school’s ceremony just after...
Rehoboth Beach Death Investigation Updates
EMS crews and Rehoboth Beach police responded to the ocean block of Olive Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21, for a woman reported in cardiac arrest. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Rehoboth Beach police along with investigators from the Division of Forensic Science and Delaware State Police...
Troopers Arrest Three People for Gun and Drug Offenses During Traffic Stop
The Delaware State Police arrested three people yesterday evening after it was discovered that they were in possession of guns and drugs during a traffic stop. On May 29, 2023, […] The post Troopers Arrest Three People for Gun and Drug Offenses During Traffic Stop appeared first on Delaware State Police - State of Delaware.
Chief Alleges Police Station Breached
FENWICK ISLAND – Allegations of a security breach at the Fenwick Island Police Department had community members seeking answers from elected officials at last week’s town council meeting. During the public participation portion of last Friday’s town council meeting, several residents came before officials to express their support...
Body of Missing Cape May Postal Worker Found
Cory McFadden, the Cape May postal worker who had been missing since late April is dead. His body was found and identified by his family, according to a message posted on social media Saturday. Sadly, the search is over as Corey’s body has been found and identified. Since this is...
Rehoboth Beach Patrol opens 102nd season with bell ringing
Rehoboth Beach Patrol headquarters is located on the Boardwalk at Baltimore Avenue, just north of Rehoboth Avenue. The headquarters houses an emergency medical unit and the administrative offices. RBP operates seasonally from the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend until three weeks after Labor Day. Guards are on duty 10 a.m....
Man Flees Police, Gets Stolen Car Stuck on Beach!
A Fenwick Island police officer attempted to stop this red Ford Mustang for speeding around 8:25 a.m. this past Sunday. The driver refused to stop and continued on Coastal Highway to Bethany Beach where he drove out onto the beach here at Ashwood Street, got stuck and was captured. He appeared to be under the influence of something and was taken to the hospital where police attempted for hours to get him identified, but he was uncooperative.
Bomb threat called in to Beebe Healthcare facility
Traffic on Savannah Road in Lewes was delayed May 30 after a bomb threat was called in to Beebe Healthcare’s Women’s Healthcare office. Sr. Cpl. Jason Hatchell said the roadway was shut down while Delaware State Police used K-9s to check for a bomb. Hatchell said the building was cleared and was reopened just before 3 p.m.
Two Arrested for Prescription Fraud
Two Maryland men have been arrested for trying to fraudulently obtain prescription medication from a Selbyville area pharmacy. Delaware State Police were called when a man tried to pick up a prescription for Oxycodone that was filled using eScript software stolen from a doctor’s office in New Jersey. The trooper tried to contact the man picking up the prescription, 23 year old Micah Lee of Silver Spring, who ran out and got into a car driven by 21 year old Bashir Abukar of Bowie, who drove off at a high rate of speed. Abukar struck a ditch and his vehicle became disabled on Bayard Road – both men were were taken to Troop 4 and charged with the following crimes:
Three teens charged for stolen vehicle
FRANKFORD, DE – Sheldon Harrison, 19, of Millsboro, Delaware, was arrested last night by Delaware State Police after being found in a stolen vehicle. A trooper observed a blue 2017 Hyundai Elantra, reported as stolen by Salisbury Police Department on Thursday, May 25, moving southbound on Pyle Center Road on Sunday, around 9:56 p.m. Upon attempting a stop, the driver and two passengers tried to flee, resulting in damage to a homeowner’s septic tank. Harrison and the passengers, two 16-year-old boys from Millsboro, were apprehended and face multiple charges. The post Three teens charged for stolen vehicle appeared first on Shore News Network.
Man In Stolen Car Released On Unsecured Bond, Two Others Also Released
The Delaware State Police arrested 19-year-old Sheldon Harrison of Millsboro, Delaware last night after he was found driving a stolen car in Frankford. On May 28, 2023, at approximately 9:56 p.m., a trooper on patrol observed a blue 2017 Hyundai Elantra traveling southbound on Pyle Center Road south of Shockley Town Road. A computer check of the car’s registration showed that the vehicle had been reported as stolen the by Salisbury Police Department on May 25, 2023. The trooper attempted to stop the car as it turned into a residential driveway on Daisey Road, but the driver accelerated forward towards the backyard. The driver and his two passengers then exited the car and attempted to run away, but all three were taken into custody by responding troopers assisted by the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit. The Elantra struck and damaged the homeowner’s septic tank before it came to a stop in the yard.
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