Seaford Man Charged with 1st Degree Assault

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A Seaford man has been arrested on multiple felony offenses after an assault in February in Lincoln. Delaware State Police were called to Holly Drive East in Lincoln on just before 1am on February 23 for an assault and learned that 19 year old Jordan Morris struck a 25 year old Lincoln man with a…

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UPDATED: GOLD ALERT: DSP Issue Gold Alert for 44-year-Old Lincoln Woman

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UPDATED – 02/25/24 11:45am – The Gold Alert issued on February 23 by the Delaware State Police Troop 7 for Karrie Sitzer has been canceled. She has been located. ================================================= Delaware State Police Troop 7 has issued a Gold Alert for 44-year-old Karrie Sitzer of Lincoln. She was last seen at her home yesterday, February 22nd. Attempts…

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UPDATED: Crash with Ejection near Ellendale Leaves 2 Dead

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UPDATED – 06/19/23 – Delaware State Police have identified 30 year old Joseph McIlvain and 29 year old Shane Pennell as the men who died in a fatal crash Saturday night. Both men were residents of Milford ========================================================= UPDATED – 06-18-23 9:25am – Two people are dead after a single vehicle rollover crash on Route 113…

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Ocean View Man Charged with 6th Offense DUI

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A 57-year-old Ocean View man is in custody following a traffic stop in Lincoln last night. A Delaware state police trooper on patrol spotted a black Ford pickup truck improperly moving out of a single lane as the driver was headed northbound on Dupont Boulevard in the area of East Hudson Pond Road. After the…

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Burglary at Lincoln Business This Morning

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Delaware State Police need your help to identify a person they are looking for in connection with a burglary that occurred early this morning. Whoever did this broke a window at Wilson’s Auction Sales in Lincoln and stole money from inside the business. If anyone can identify this person, call State Police Trooper T. Wolford…

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DSP Investigating Armed Robbery at Lincoln Dollar Store

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Delaware State Police were called for a robbery at the Dollar Store in Lincoln Monday night just before 10. Police learned that two male suspects armed with handguns approached two employees and demanded money. The employees handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspects left – driving off in a white sedan. Both…

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Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Lincoln

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Two people have been arrested on drug charges after an investigation in the Lincoln area Tuesday afternoon. Delaware State Police went to a home on Pine Haven Road looking for 25 year old Chanel Fosque who was wanted on several active warrants. She was at the home with her two juvenile children and over 3…

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Mosquito Spraying Today Downstate

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Mosquito spraying will take place during daylight hours today by airplane near Milton and Lewes. There will also be spraying by truck mounted sprayer this evening in and near Rehoboth Beach and Milford and near Houston, Lincoln, Harrington, Greenwood, Bridgeville, Milton, Lewes and Millsboro This spraying will be done to control adult mosquitoes. For notification…

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Traffic Stop Leads To Arrests Of 2 Men

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Two Sussex County men are facing charges following a traffic stop.Delaware State Police said a trooper who was on patrol Thursday night in the Lincoln area spotted a car on Fitzgeralds Road with an expired registration. As the trooper was speaking with the driver, the trooper noticed a partially concealed firearm in the vehicle.The driver,…

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Lincoln Man Arrested after Chase in Stolen Car

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A Lincoln man has been arrested after a pursuit in a stolen car Saturday night. Delaware State Police were called to Rehoboth Beach for a theft in progress when a white man was seen going through vehicles and was confronted by a witness. The suspect ran towards the Loft Apartments and jumped into an Infiniti…

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Home, Vehicle Struck By Gunfire In Lincoln

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Delaware State Police are investigating gunfire that damaged a home in Lincoln and a vehicle that was parked outside.A woman reported hearing the shots Monday night at about 10:00 p.m. as she was inside her home in the 10,000-block of Dupont Boulevard. She discovered the bullet holes Tuesday morning and contacted police.Four people were in…

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Man Arrested For 8th DUI Following Crash

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A 50-year-old Lincoln man faces his 8th DUI offense following a crash on Dupont Boulevard at Redden Road.According to Delaware State Police, a vehicle overturned in the wreck Monday afternoon. State Police said the driver, 50-year-old Richard Cook, showed signs of impairment and a DUI investigation ensued. Cook was taken into custody at the scene.Two…

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Prosecutors Prepare For Sexual Abuse Case Against Pastor

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The Delaware Attorney General’s Office is seeking possible additional victims as it prepares to prosecute a Sussex County pastor who has been indicted for unlawful sexual contact. Major Foster of Lincoln was employed as pastor of Philadelphia Pentecostal Holiness Church in Ellendale when he was indicted last fall. Prosecutors said the charges followed an investigation…

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Lincoln Man Arrested For Crimes Related To Drugs, Weapons

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A Lincoln man is facing weapons-and-drug-related charges following a report of suspicious activity at the High Point mobile home community in Frederica. According to Delaware State Police, troopers investigated a report that a man would not leave someone’s property, and he was found to be trespassing when officers arrived. Police said 34-year-old Emmanuel Vargas-Lopez of…

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Vehicle Fire near Lincoln Leaves One Dead

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One person is dead after a vehicle fire Friday morning near Lincoln. Delaware State Police say a Blazer was northbound on Greentop Road near Bunting Avenue when for unknown reasons the Blazer caught fire while still moving. The driver came to a controlled stopped in a grassy area as the Blazer became engulfed in flames.…

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Gunshot Penetrates Wall Of Occupied Home In Lincoln

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An occupied residence in Lincoln was struck by gunfire over the weekend. According to Delaware State Police, troopers responded to the 19,000-block of Bunting Avenue shortly before 2:00 a.m. Sunday for a report of gunfire. A bullet came through an exterior wall into a bedroom where someone was sleeping, traveled through an interior wall and…

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Several Area Small Businesses Receive EDGE Grants

EDGE grant winners in the entrepreneurs category were recognized Thursday (photo courtesy of the Delaware Division of Small Business)
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15 small businesses are receiving EDGE grants through the Delaware Division of Small Business. The Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion program considers grants for businesses that are less than five years old and employ no more than ten people. Grants are considered and awarded in the STEM and non-STEM categories. “The EDGE Grant program is…

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Lincoln Man Charged for Assault

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A Lincoln man has been arrested by Delaware State Police after an incident early Saturday morning. Police were called around 12:30am for an assault on Bogan Drive. Police learned that 36 year old Able Ramirez-Lopez was arguing with a 25 year old woman when it became physical. The victim received cuts and other injuries to…

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DSP Investigate Shooting at Home in Lincoln

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A shooting incident early Monday morning in Lincoln is under investigation. Delaware State Police were called to the 10000 block of Cedar Creek Road just after 6am for a residence that was shot multiple times. Police discovered five gunshot holes in the front exterior of the home. One projectile was found on the floor inside,…

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