Search Warrant Leads to Two Arrests in Laurel for Drug Offenses

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Delaware State Police have arrested two people from Laurel–50-year-old Alonzo Roberts and 37-year-old Heather Andrews following a search warrant at a home in Laurel Tuesday morning. On September 19th at about 6:10 a.m., Sussex Special Investigations Detectives with the assistance of the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team, Sussex County Governor’s Task Force, Troop…

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UPDATED: Homicide Victim in Double Shooting in Laurel Identified

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UPDATED – 9/12/23-7 PM Delaware State Police have identified the 26-year-old Laurel woman–Taylor German– who was the victim of the homicide that happened in Laurel on September 10th. The Homicide Unit is still actively investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective A. Bluto by calling (302) 741-2859.…

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18-Year-Old Felon Arrested in Laurel for Drug Dealing and Gun Possession

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Delaware State Police have arrested 18-year-old Jeremiah Handy of Seaford, Delaware for gun possession and drug dealing. Handy is a probationer and convicted felon prohibited from possessing firearms. The arrest happened yesterday afternoon at the 400 building of Little Creek Apartments in Laurel after the Sussex County Governor’s Task Force received information that Handy was selling drugs…

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Laurel Man Arrested for Truck Stop Robbery

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Delaware State Police have arrested a 40-year-old Laurel man for a robbery that occurred early yesterday morning at the Oasis Travel Plaza truck stop in Laurel. On August 22nd at about 2:00 a.m., troopers arrived at the truck stop and learned that the robber put his hand in his pocket and threatened to shoot the…

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Laurel Man Arrested for Liquor Store Burglary

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Delaware State Police have arrested a 30-year-old Laurel man for breaking into Lakeshore Wine and Spirits on Sussex Highway in Laurel shortly after 1 a.m. July 13th. Security cameras recorded him. Police say merchandise was stolen from the closed business and the window broken to gain entry. Shawn Jones of Laurel faces multiple charges including…

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Shots Fired at House in Laurel on Two Separate Nights

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Delaware State Police are investigating two shooting incidents that occurred at the same location earlier this week in Laurel. The incidents happened on the mornings of March 19th and March 23rd. Police say someone fired several shots into the side of a house on Shiloh Church Road at about 3 a.m. The same home was…

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Two Philadelphia Men Arrested for Robbery in Laurel

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Two Pennsylvania men have been arrested by Delaware State Police for an armed robbery early this morning in Laurel. Police were called to the Lakeside Motel just before 1am for a robbery. They contacted a 34 year old man who works for a ride-share and had given two men a ride to Laurel from the…

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Laurel Area Intersection to be Converted into All-Way Stop

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An All-Way Stop Control will be installed at the intersection of Camp Road and Bethel Road in the Laurel area. According to DelDOT, the plans are currently in the design phase. The intersection will likely be converted to an All-Way Stop by this summer. As more information becomes available on the timing of the conversion,…

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UPDATE: Victim Identified in Laurel Area Fatal Crash

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UPDATED–1/25/23 9:35 am–Delaware State Police have released the name of the 21-year-old who died in a crash involving a school bus Monday afternoon. In their news release, they mistakenly identified this person as a woman. The driver of the Honda Civic–Taylor Maurer of Millsboro–was pronounced dead at the scene. UPDATED – 1/24/23 12:10pm â€“ A crash between…

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Fatal Head-On Collision Between Two Pickup Trucks in Laurel

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Two adult drivers are dead and two girls–ages 12 and 9 are in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash that happened just after 5 p.m. yesterday in the area of Laurel Road west of Goose Nest Road. Police say the driver of one vehicle was headed westbound on Laurel Road while another was going east…

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UPDATE: Commercial Building Fire in Laurel Under Investigation

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Fire investigators are still trying to determine the cause and origin of a massive fire that occurred in downtown Laurel overnight. Shortly before 1 a.m., The Laurel Fire Department received a report of the blaze on East Market Street. Firefighters arrived and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the commercial structure, which ended up…

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Laurel Man Arrested After Chase Through Laurel

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A Laurel man has been arrested after a traffic stop just before 3 Monday afternoon. Delaware State Police ran a computer check on a tan Mercury Montego that was eastbound on Laurel Road, but learned that the tag belonged to a gray Chrysler Sebring. The Trooper contacted the driver, 29 year old Keivon Quailes, who…

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DNREC Announces Closure of Fishing Pier in Laurel

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The Records Pond fishing pier in Laurel is now closed for public safety. In order to address the warping of the pier’s decking, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife will manage a new public boat ramp project. Construction is expected to start in the summer of 2023. The fishing pier will remain closed until the…

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Road Closure Starting Monday in Laurel, Delaware

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Branch School Road between Route 24/Sharptown Road and Susan Beach Road will be closed startingMonday, November 21st and continuing through Monday, December 12th. If you drive north or southon Branch School Road, you’ll be detoured. Road work will involve removing and replacingunderground pipes. Detour Information from the DelDOT traffic alert: Detour: Motorists traveling south on…

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UPDATED: Laurel Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Route 13 near Laurel

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UPDATED – 10/13/22 – Delaware State Police have identified the victim who died during a fatal pedestrian collision on October 11, 2022, in the Laurel area as 36 year old Terrence Deshields of Laurel. ================================================================ A Laurel man is dead after he was struck by a car just before 10 Tuesday night on Route 13…

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Crash Closes Portion of Shiloh Church Rd.

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A stretch of Shiloh Church Road east of Laurel has been closed because of a serious personal injury crash. According to Delaware State Police, the crash occurred at about 7:00 a.m. Shiloh Church Road was closed between Johnson Road and East Trap Pond Road for emergency response vehicles at the scene. State Police said the…

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Body Found in Woods near Laurel

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State troopers are investigating after a decomposed male body was discovered in the woods. The discovery was made around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday behind some chicken houses in the 12900 block of Trussum Pond Road which is southeast of Laurel.

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Laurel Man Arrested For 8th DUI

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A Laurel man has been arrested for DUI for an 8th time following an investigation into a crash Wednesday afternoon. According to Delaware State Police, troopers responded to the intersection of northbound Sussex Highway and Concord Road regarding a hit-and-run collision. An investigation determined that one vehicle struck another at a red light and that…

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