UPDATED: Pedestrian Who Died after Crash on Route 113 in Georgetown Identified

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UPDATED–1-10-24–1:00 p.m. –The Delaware State Police have identified 39-year-old Sonya Briddell of Georgetown as the woman who died in the fatal crash that occurred Monday evening in Georgetown. The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. UPDATED – 11am – Delaware State Police are investigating a crash that left a 39…

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2 Brothers Arrested For Georgetown Double Homicide

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Two Georgetown men have been arrested for homicide and other crimes in connection with last weekend’s shooting incident at a local restaurant that left two men dead. According to Delaware State police, its investigative measures and involvement with Georgetown Police led to the identities of two suspects. The suspects were arrested during a traffic stop…

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Suspect Arrested For Georgetown Stabbing

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A Georgetown man faces charges in connection with a stabbing. According to Georgetown Police, officers responded to a wooded area near Douglas Street late Monday afternoon about a reported stabbing. An investigation determined that a 19-year-old man intervened in an argument between the suspect and a 28-year-old woman. Police said the suspect, later identified as…

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Staying Safe As The New School Year Begins

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Schools are heading back into session over the next few days, with others already in session for the new school year. Not every student rides the bus to school. According to Georgetown Police, the Indian River School District has more than 300 students who walk to school, and it’s just as important to watch for…

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Georgetown To Host 1st National Night Out In Aug.

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Georgetown will host its first National Night Out event in August. Georgetown Police and Georgetown CommUNITY, a local coalition, are sponsoring the event, which for years has helped cities and towns across the nation develop relationships with their local police. Georgetown’s National Night Out Cookout will take place Tuesday August 3rd between 6:00 p.m. and…

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2 More Suspects Arrested For Home Invasion

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Two more suspects are facing charges in connection with a recent home invasion in Georgetown. According to Georgetown Police, 19-year-old Brandon Gibbs of Harrington was taken into custody at his home by Harrington Police.18-year-old Jahiem Godwin of Blades was arrested by Delaware State Police on unrelated charges and turned over to Georgetown Police custody. A…

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2 Arrested For Georgetown Home Invasion

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Two Georgetown men are charged in connection with a home invasion crime. According to Georgetown Police, three suspects wearing face coverings came into a residence on Tranquility Lane Monday afternoon. One male was assaulted and suffered head injuries. Police said one of the suspects had a handgun. The suspects left the home on foot. Police…

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Georgetown Offers Crime-Mapping Feature For Community

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Citizens of Georgetown are now able to track local crime trends online. Town officials have introduced a new online crime mapping program at CrimeMapping.com. Several other Delaware municipalities including Milford, Dover and Wilmington also have such information available online. “This is one additional means for the Town to help keep the public informed,” Georgetown Mayor…

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Off-Highway-Vehicle Driver Arrested Following Pursuit

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A man who was spotted operating an off-highway vehicle is charged with leading Georgetown Police on a pursuit. According to police, the driver kept going and made several turns while ignoring an officer’s attempts to get him to stop Sunday morning. After crossing Bedford Street, police said the man entered the development of The Meadows,…

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Va. Men Arrested On Criminal Charges In Georgetown

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A traffic stop in Georgetown has led to the arrests of two Virginia men on criminal charges. Georgetown Police say following a traffic violation on South DuPont Highway late Sunday night, an officer smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. The vehicle was searched, and police say the search turned up marijuana, cocaine, a digital scale…

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2 Arrested In Georgetown On Drug Charges

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A traffic stop in Georgetown has resulted in two arrests.Georgetown police say a man who was driving the vehicle fled from the scene when it was pulled over near South Bedford Street and Adams Street Saturday.A passenger was taken into custody without incident, and the man was soon located.Police say 20-year-old Demond Hull disposed of…

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Suspect Arrested For Georgetown Robbery

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A man faces charges in connection with a robbery in Georgetown. Police say a person sitting in his vehicle on North Race Street early Sunday morning was approached by a suspect who pulled him from the vehicle. The victim was held by his throat as the suspect removed some cash and the victim’s cellphone before…

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Georgetown woman arrested, charged with assaulting officer

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A Georgetown woman has been arrested for Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Terroristic Threatening, and other related charges. According to the Georgetown Police Department, the incident occurred around 7 p.m., Saturday as officers were called to Dunbarton Oaks Apartment complex for a domestic-related complaint. Officers arrived and made contact with a 39-year-old victim who…

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Three arrested on assault, robbery charges in Georgetown

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Three people were arrested in connection with an assault and robbery in Georgetown. According to the Georgetown Police Department, shortly before 1 p.m., Monday officers were called to the Western Union on North Race Street for a robbery complaint. Officers arrived and made contact with the victims who told police they were inside the apartment…

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UPDATE | Wanted Georgetown man arrested, charged in string of church burglaries in Sussex County

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Delaware State Police have arrested a wanted Georgetown man in connection with a series of burglaries at local churches in Sussex County. Early this month, State Police launched an investigation into burglaries at various churches in Laurel, Seaford, Millsboro and Georgetown. Police learned that in all of the incidents, the point of entry was an…

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