UPDATED: Suspect in Ellendale shooting IN CUSTODY

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UPDATED – 10-5-19 – Joshua Wright was arrested last week during a traffic stop in Lincoln Read more here – https://www.wgmd.com/two-arrested-on-drug-charges-after-traffic-stop-in-lincoln/ =================================================== Two suspects have been arrested and one remains at large in connection with a shooting at the Getaway Tavern near Ellendale. According to Delaware State Police, the incident occurred just after 1 a.m.…

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Ellendale landlord outraged after rental home is destroyed by vengeful tenants

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An Ellendale-area landlord is outraged and speaking out, claiming vengeful tenants destroyed her rental property following an eviction notice for failing to pay their rent. After months of trying to work things out, even going as far as to knock money off the amount of rent they were behind on, Haley Evans, of Chesapeake Beach,…

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Bridgeville Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

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A Bridgeville man has been arrested on multiple weapons charges. Delawarae State Police say members of the Sussex Governor’s Task Force and Sussex Drug Unit spotted 20 year old Jordan Young in an SUV that was in the parking lot of the Royal Farms in Ellendale. Police knew Young was wanted on felony warrants and…

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Woman Stabs Ex-Boyfriend in Ellendale Domestic Incident

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A 19-year-old Ellendale woman is behind bars after Police say she stabbed her ex-boyfriend in the midst of a domestic incident on Friday. Troopers say Salena Timmons got into a verbal altercation with her ex-boyfriend, who stopped by her house to drop off their two-month-old son. It later turned physical, when Timmons retrieved a kitchen…

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Mosquito Spraying Downstate Tuesday Evening

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A message from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, June 18, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Harrington, Milford, Ellendale, and Selbyville and near Ocean View, Frankford, Millsboro, Georgetown, Lewes,…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Monday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Monday, June 03, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Laurel, Seaford, Harrington, and Houston and near Felton, Greenwood, Ellendale, Lewes, and Delmar. For notification purposes, spraying will…

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Mosquito Spraying in Kent & Sussex Thursday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Thursday, May 16, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitos¬†in the following areas: Near Camden, Frederica, Magnolia, Harrington, Ellendale, Greenwood, Lincoln, and Milford. For notification purposes, spraying will be done in the following spray…

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Ellendale Man Charged for Violating No Contact Order

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Milford Police say hey have charged 29-year-old Cristofer Jackson of Ellendale after he violated the terms of a no contact order. Authorities say they responded to an apartment in the Mispillion Apartments for a domestic related incident on Sunday. Jackson had entered without permission through a sliding glass door. After being asked to leave, he…

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Ellendale Man Sentenced to 35 Years for 2nd Degree Murder

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An Ellendale man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for murder.¬† In July of 2017, Don Martinez shot Kevin King in the parking lot of the Silver Lake Estates in Milford as the two argued.¬† Martinez pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder and weapons offenses last December.  

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Milton Area Fire Leaves One Dead

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One person is dead and two were injured when fire broke out just before 10 Sunday morning on Prime Hook Road east of Milton. Firefighters arriving at the scene found heavy smoke and flames shooting out of the two story home. Two residents – a 10 year old boy and 39 year old woman jumped…

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Chicken Truck Overturns in Crash Near Greenwood

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Just before midnight a 28 year old Harrington man driving an Explorer ran a stop sign at Shawnee and Staytonville Roads east of Greenwood causing a live haul tractor trailer to overturn.¬† Delaware State Police say both drivers were taken to Milford Memorial Hospital ‚Äď and charges are pending against the Harrington man.¬† Crews were…

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Lincoln Man Struck by Jeep Near Ellendale

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A Lincoln man was hospitalized after he was struck by a Jeep Patriot Friday night on Route 113 in the area of Staytonville Road near Ellendale.¬† Police say the 33 year old Lincoln man was walking on the white dotted line on Route 113 when the driver honked his horn.¬† The pedestrian moved into the…

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UPDATED: Ellendale Woman & Dog Die in Crash Near Milton

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An Ellendale woman and her dog are dead after a crash Monday afternoon at Shingle Point and Gravel Hill Roads near Milton.¬† Delaware State Police say just before 1:30pm a 67 year old Lyn Kargaard of Ellendale stopped for a stop sign on Shingle Point Road ‚Äď but then pulled into the path of a…

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Ellendale Voters Say Yes to Clean Water

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Ellendale voters have said yes to clean water.¬† Voters in the proposed Ellendale water district approved a referendum ‚Äď 81 to 21 on Saturday.¬† The results will be presented to the Sussex County Council on Tuesday, October 2 for certification and a formal resolution to adopt the district.¬† Once that is done, the county will…

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Fire Damages Gull Point Home near Millsboro

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Indian River firefighters were called for a fire at a residence on Crepe Myrtle Drive at Gull Point east of Millsboro just after 8pm. Neighbors reported smoke coming from the garage. EMS arrived on the scene and reported to arriving fire personnel that there was heavy smoke and fire coming from the multi-residential building. Crews…

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UPDATED: Fire Heavily Damages Lewes Area Home

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UPDATED – 9:30am – Lewes fire crews have returned to the Ward Road home for a rekindle.¬† They cleared the scene around 10am. ==================================== Firefighters from Lewes, Rehoboth and Milton were called for a fire on Ward Road in Lewes just after 10:45 last (Saturday) night.¬† Crews arriving at the scene found flames shooting through…

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Crash Near Ellendale Leaves Driver in Critical Condition

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A crash early Saturday morning has left a man in critical condition.¬† Delaware State Police continue to investigate but say a 57 year old Ellendale man was southbound on South Old State Road near Route 113 when his car went off the side of the road, rotated and crossed the road striking a tree with…

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DOC Looking for Walk Away Offender from SCCC

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Corrections officials are looking for an offender who failed to return to the Sussex Community Corrections Center from an approved work pass on Friday.¬† Officials say 35 year old Daniel Dittmar of the Ellendale area is white, 6‚Äô 1‚ÄĚ and 190 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair, and tattoos on his fingers, right arm,…

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