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Recent Crime News
Monday Jan 19 | via WBOC-TV Salisbury
Delaware State Police say a lengthy investigation into the theft of appliances from newly constructed or renovated homes in Delaware has led to the arrest of two people. Police say the investigation began on December 5 around 3 a.m. when a trooper on patrol in the area of Willow Grove Road and Chanticleer Circle observed a white van slowly driving around the development of the Ponds of Willow Grove where new homes were under construction. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via WMDT
A ten month drug investigation into illegal drug trafficking in Kent County has led the the arrests of 15 people, on drug charges. Delaware State Police say Operation L.I.E. has been a multi-jurisdictional investigation, during which 18 people were either arrested or indicted, on a total of 150 criminal charges. Comment?
Friday Jan 9 | via WMDT
Dover Police say on Thursday around 11:00 PM, an unknown suspect went into a Rodney Road home, by breaking a glass door. While inside the suspect reportedly stole several items, including bottles of wine, electronics, and jewelry. Comment?
Saturday Jan 3 | via WMDT
Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help to find two men who were able to successfully cash counterfeit checks at two Dover area banks. Police say they were contacted by M & T Bank personnel who advised them that Roger T. Boyce, 44, and Barry Simmons, 57, cashed four separate counterfeit checks totaling over $4000.00 on November 18, 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 30 | via WMDT
Delaware State Police say on December 10th, Troopers were contacted by a 35-year-old New York woman, who said that she had received several bills in the mail from businesses in Kent County. According to the report, in each of these cases, department store credit cards had been opened in her name, and were used to buy items totaling thousands of dollars. Comment?
Monday Dec 29 | via WMDT
Police are investigating after a food delivery driver was reportedly robbed in Camden on Sunday. Delaware State Police say just before 7:00 PM, a 33-year-old woman was delivering food from Luigi's Pizza located in the Woodside Center Plaza, to a home on Lingo Drive. Comment?
Dec 23, 2014 | via WMDT
Police in Kent County have arrested two, and are looking for one more, in connection to the theft of more than 15 air conditioner units in the county. Delaware State Police say it all started in early December, after several residents in the north Dover area had air conditioning units stolen from their homes, during the month of November. Comment?
Dec 23, 2014 | via WBOC-TV Salisbury
DOVER, Del. - Delaware State Police say they have arrested two suspects and are searching for a third suspect in connection to the thefts of more than 15 air conditioner units in northern Kent County. Comment?
Dec 22, 2014 | via WMDT
DOVER, Del. - It is now up to internal investigators with the Dover Police Department, and the Delaware Attorney General's Office, to determine if the death of 52-year-old James Long was warranted. Comment?
Dec 21, 2014 | via USA Today
Six police cadets could begin patrolling Loockerman Street in Dover, armed with Tasers and pepper spray to help keep the state capital's main shopping thoroughfare clear of panhandlers, drunks and petty crime. Del. capital plan calls for cadets to patrol with Tasers DOVER, Del. Comment?
Dec 20, 2014 | via The Jersey Journal
Susan D. Johnson, 59, of Gloucester Township was found dead in Evesham Township late last week after having been reported missing by co-workers. Desmond D. Wynn, 25, of Dover, Del., also faces weapons and drug charges in the alleged incident. Comment?
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