Update: Gold Alert Cancelled for Felton Man

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Update: 11/30– 3:45 p.m. The Gold Alert issued on November 29, 2023, by Delaware State Police Troop 3 for Mark Bartsch¬†has been canceled. =========================================================== Delaware State Police Troop 3 has issued a Gold Alert for 27-year-old Mark Bartsch of Felton. Mark was last seen in the Felton area on November 20th. Attempts to contact or locate Mark…

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Minnesota Man Arrested in Felton, DE for Domestic Violence; Head-Butting, Spitting on Police Officers

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A 38-year-old Minneapolis, Minnesota man has been arrested for a domestic incident that ocurred on East Sewell Street in Felton on Wednesday evening. Police say Gerome Jiggetts fled the scene before police arrived. Jiggetts reportedly punched the victim in the face, attempted to throw hot cooking grease on the person, and stole the victim’s phone–preventing…

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UPDATED: Delaware State Police Investigating Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash in Felton

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UPDATED 09/15/23 – Delaware State Police have identified 44-year-old Justin Zacheis of Woodside as the man who died in a fatal crash on Wednesday morning. =========================================================== One person is dead after a crash between a Volvo truck tractor and a Ford F65 early yesterday morning in Felton. The collision occurred in the area of Burnite…

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UPDATED: 2nd Death in Felton Crash

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UPDATED – 07/07/23 – Delaware State Police have identified a second victim that died in the fatal crash that occurred on July 2 in Felton. The driver of the Cadillac, 26 year old¬†Rawan Saleh of Philadelphia, died Thursday morning at an area hospital after being seriously injured in the collision. =========================================================== UPDATED – 07/04/23 –…

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UPDATE: One Person Seriously Injured in Felton Area Accident

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One person is being treated for serious injuries after an accident in the Felton area at just before 6 p.m. yesterday. The collision occurred at the intersection of South Dupont Highway and Reeves Crossing Road in Felton. Corporal Leonard DeMalto of the Delaware State Police tells the Talk of Delmarva that a Ford Focus was…

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Two-Vehicle Accident in Felton Area

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A two-vehicle accident has occurred in Felton in the area of Plymouth Road and South Dupont Highway. Injuries are being reported with a MEDEVAC request. WGMD will have more information as it becomes available. 

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UPDATED: Two Dead & 3 Injured after Crash Near Felton

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UPDATED – 2/8/22 – 11:30am – Delaware State Police have identified the two victims who died during a Sunday night fatal motor-vehicle crash on Irish Hill Road as Cheryl Hagens-Brandl, 36, of Magnolia who was driving the Hyundai and Christopher A. Tunis, 18, of Milford who was driving the Toyota. ========================================================================== Delaware State Police are…

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Felton Man Charged in Kent County Construction Site Burglaries

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A Felton man has been arrested for burglaries at construction sites in Kent County. Delaware State Police began investigating the burglaries at the end of November and learned the suspect would enter a home under construction and steal new appliances and construction materials. The investigation led police to 41 year old Keith Biddle, who was…

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Del. State Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash In Felton

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UPDATED – 1/7/22 8am – Police have identified the victim as 55 year old Tonya Coleman of Harrington, who was named in the Dover Police Department Gold Alert earlier this week. ================================================================= A 55-year-old Harrington woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle while on foot on Route 13 in Felton. According to Delaware…

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Crash Near Felton Leaves 1 Dead

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A single vehicle crash just before 7am Monday on Firetower Road near Felton has left one man dead. Delaware State Police say a 55 year old Felton man was eastbound on Firetower Road when his Jeep Cherokee went off the edge of the road and into a ditch and then collided with a large tree.…

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Man Arrested For Robbery In Felton

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A man is charged with robbing another man after driving him from Milford to Felton. According to Felton Police, the victim did not know the suspect, who had agreed to take him home earlier this week.The victim had agreed to pay the other man for gas, but was punched, then robbed of $750. Felton Police…

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Missing Absconder Apprehended

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A woman who failed to return to the Hazel D. Plant Women’s Treatment Facility in New Castle in September has been apprehended, according to the Delaware Department of Correction. 26-year-old Melissa Pote of Felton was serving for Violation of Probation – Driving Under The Influence. The DOC Friday said Pote was apprehended Wednesday by the…

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Felton Man Charged With 4th DUI

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A Felton man is charged with his 4th DUI offense following a single-vehicle crash on Route 13 Halloween night. According to Felton Police, the vehicle landed in a ditch and the driver was unresponsive at the time. Police said drug paraphernalia was out in plain view. A DUI investigation ensued, and 50-year-old Eric Lefort was…

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2 Men Charged With Stealing From Construction Sites

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Two Kent County men have been implicated in thefts and burglaries committed at residential construction sites. Delaware State Police said Wednesday that the incidents began in the Felton area in mid-September. Monday, two suspects were seen on video surveillance loading lumber into a truck. The two occupants were taken into custody during a traffic stop.…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying this Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Tuesday, July 20, 2021: 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, Millsboro, and Selbyville. And near Dagsboro, Felton, Frankford, Greenwood, Lewes, Lincoln, and Milton. For notification purposes,…

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Two Charged with Weapons & Drug Offenses after Traffic Stop

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Two man have been arrested on gun charges after a traffic stop by Delaware State Police near Magnolia. Police spotted a Corolla with an expired tag in the area of Peachtree Run and Irish Hill Road and smelled marijuana as they contacted the driver, 22 year old Xavier Daniels of Milford and 21 year old…

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Man Charged With Firing Gun Toward Neighbor

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A Kent County man is charged with shooting at his neighbor. Delaware State Police said an investigation shows that the suspect was visiting with a man and woman and was showing them a .38-caliber revolver he had recently acquired. The man agreed to allow him to fire the weapon at a target on his Felton…

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Burglary Investigation Leads To 2 Arrests

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A man is charged with multiple burglaries in Kent County that Delaware State Police say have occurred since March of this year. Police started an investigation of burglaries and thefts at residences and sheds as well as reports of several stole vehicles. 33-year-old Stephen Lemmons of Felton, according to police, was identified as a possible…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying 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, May 11, 2021: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: In and near Selbyville, Camden, and Georgetown. Near Marydel, Felton, Harrington, Bridgeville, Seaford, Laurel, Delmar, Millsboro,…

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