Dover Pair Arrested in Straw Firearm Purchase Investigation

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Two Dover residents have been arrested on drug and weapons charges after an investigation into the illegal purchase of firearms. The Dover Police Department’s Drugs, Vice and Organized Crime Unit – in collaboration with the ATF – learned that 32 year old Brittney Wharton purchased several firearms, high-capacity magazines and ammunition for 42 year old…

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Two Dover Teens Arrested on Robbery Charges

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Two teen boys from Dover have been arrested on robbery charges after an incident Sunday just after 6pm. Dover Police were called for a robbery on a walking path off Mifflin Road. The victim told police he was walking and approached by two suspects – one with a handgun – who demanded several items, which…

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Dover Teen Charged in Multiple Dover Vape Shop Burglaries

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Two teen boys have been arrested after a burglary early Sunday morning at the Dragon Land Smoke Shop on Forrest Avenue in Dover. Dover Police were called to the shop for an alarm around 2:30am and saw the front glass was broken, but the suspects did not enter the business. Surveillance video gave police a…

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UPDATED: Dover PD Make Arrest in Fatal Shooting

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UPDATED – 03:50pm – A Dover man has been arrested in connection with a shooting Saturday afternoon on New Castle Avenue in the area of East Water Street. During the investigation into the death of 29 year old Jonair Pollard of Dover, Dover Police identified 59 year old William Mills of Dover as a suspect.…

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Dover PD Investigate Sunday Shooting on Barrister Place

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Dover Police are investigating a shooting Sunday afternoon that damaged two unoccupied vehicles and an occupied home on Barrister Place. Police were called around 3:30 and found several spent shell casings in the area and learned that a white Honda Accord drove down the street with an unknown suspect firing several shots. No injuries were…

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1 Injured in Dover Shooting on South New Street

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A shooting Monday night on South New Street in Dover left a 24 year old man injured and a home damaged. Dover Police were called for shots fired just after 10:30 and found a home occupied by two men with damage from gunfire. Neither was injured. However, a 24 year old Dover man who was…

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Dover Man Arrested Following Shooting On Harmony Lane

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A 19-year-old from Dover has been arrested for a shooting that happened Monday morning. At 10:30 a.m. that day, Dover Police were called to Harmony Lane for the report of shots fired. The investigation led police to believe that Javon Johnson was responsible for the shooting. During the incident, a vehicle with a 20-year-old Smyrna…

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Crash in Dover Leave PA Motorcycle Rider Dead

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A crash Monday afternoon just after 12:30 left a Pennsylvania man dead. Dover Police say a Nissan SUV collided with a motorcycle in the area of North DuPont Highway and Rustic Lane. The 64 year old victim was taken to Bayhealth Kent Campus where he later died from his injuries. Police say the SUV, driven…

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Dover Man Charged in Saturday Arson Fire

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A Dover man has been arrested for arson. Dover Police arrested 32 year old Robert Ulrich after a house fire on Schoolhouse Lane Saturday night just after 10. The City of Dover Fire Marshal’s officer along with detectives from Dover Police determined the fire was intentional. Ulrich lived in the home and was responsible for…

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UPDATED: Dover Man Arrested in Sunday Night Murder

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UPDATED – 04/22/24 – Dover Police have identified the 15 year old who was shot and killed on April 14 in the area of South Governors Avenue as Elijah Kellum of Dover. ================================ ORIGINAL STORY – 04/15/24 – A shooting in the area of South Governors Avenue and West Reed Street in Dover left a…

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UPDATED: Classes Canceled Monday at DSU after Shooting Sunday Morning

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UPDATED – 04/22/24 – Dover Police have identified the victim in Sunday morning’s shooting at Delaware State University as 18 year old Camay DeSilva of Wilmington. DeSilva was not a student at DSU. Police are still working on leads and encourage anyone with information to call them at 302-736-7130 ====================================================== ORIGINAL STORY – 04/21/24 –…

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Dover Police Investigating Burglary at Area Mexican Restaurant

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The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Taqueria El Cabrito, early Tuesday morning. The investigation began at 9:52 a.m., when Dover Police were called to the restaurant, after which they learned that at 12:15 a.m., a heavy-set black male wearing a white t-shirt and gray sweatpants, entered the restaurant by causing…

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Dover Man Charged for Burglary

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Dover Police were called for an alarm at the Valero on North DuPont Highway Sunday night after 11. On arrival officers found a broken front window and learned the suspect took cigarettes, scratch offs and vapes. Police did receive a description of the suspect and located 39 year old Mitchell Harding of Dover in the…

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Shots Fired in Dover Park; Investigation Underway

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The Dover Police Department is investigating an incident in which shots were fired late yesterday on White Oak Road at Dover Park. The investigation began at 4:46 p.m., when Dover Police were called for shots fired in the park. Officers responded and saw several individuals running from the area. Officers found several spent shell casings…

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Dover Man Arrested for Robbery

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Dover Police were called Tuesday morning around 7 for a report of a trespassing incident on West Loockerman Street. Investigation revealed that the victim – a 60 year old man reported that 41 year old David Pryor was trespassing in the area – then Pryor punched the victim in the face and demanded property. The…

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Investigation into Assault in Cosmic Smoke Parking Lot in Dover

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An assault in the parking lot of Cosmic Smoke on South DuPont Highway Saturday is under investigation by Dover Police. Police were called just before 8pm and contacted a 33 year old male victim who was injured during the assault, but refused treatment. The victim told police he exited his vehicle and was confronted by…

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Dover PD Investigating Early Sunday Morning Burglary

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Dover Police are investigating a burglary at the Exxon on North DuPont Highway just be fore 1am Sunday. Investigation showed that a white male wearing a purple shirt, jeans and gray sneakers forced his way into the store by prying open the rear gate and stole lottery tickets and cigarettes. Anyone with information – contact…

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