UPDATE: Three Arrested for Overnight Home Invasion and Shooting in Dover February 14th

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UPDATED 2-29-24:

Arrests have been made in connection with a home invasion that happened on Old Forge Drive in Dover in the overnight hours on February 14th that left a 31-year-old man injured. Police arrested 27-year-old Jaymere Lewis of Smyrna, as well as 30-year-old Emory Cannon and 30-year-old Morris Savage–both of Dover, on Home Invasion and related charges following the investigation into the incident. Lewis is at SCI on $147,000 cash bail. Meanwhile, through collaboration with Amtrak and the Los Angeles Police Department, Savage and Cannon were taken into custody at the Amtrak Station in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Police Department Crime Impact Team. Both defendants are awaiting extradition back to Delaware to be formally charged for this incident.

Additional Information from Dover Police:

Through this investigation, all of the above suspects were identified as being involved this incident and Detectives obtained warrants for them on February 20th, 2024. On February 21, 2024, Lewis was taken into custody without incident at Dover Probation and Parole. He was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.

Lewis was committed to SCI on $147,000 cash bail on the following charges:
-Home Invasion Burglary First Degree
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Assault Second Degree
-Aggravated Menacing
-Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Conspiracy Second Degree
-Theft 

On February 28th, 2024, Dover Police Detectives received information that Savage and Cannon were on a train headed to Los Angeles, California. Through collaboration with Amtrak, and the Los Angeles Police Department, Savage and Cannon were taken into custody at the Amtrak Station in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Police Department Crime Impact Team. Both defendants are awaiting extradition back to Delaware to be formally charged for this incident.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Previous Post:

Dover Police are investigating a home invasion and subsequent shooting that left a 31-year-old Dover man injured overnight. The home invasion and shooting happened on Old Forge Drive. Dover Police were called to the home at about 12:45 a.m. Officers arrived on scene and found the victim with a gunshot wound in his upper body. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment. According to police, three males entered the residence armed with firearms by kicking the back door in and once inside, shot the victim. No other injuries were reported as a result of this shooting and the three were gone when Police arrived. The three are described as black males wearing masks. No other description is available at this time.

This 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 www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.


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