DSP Arrest 2 for Thefts in Sussex County

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Delaware State Police have arrested 30-year-old Christian O’Leary of Lewes, DE and 34-year-old Jacob Steele of Dover, DE following an investigation into numerous thefts that occurred in Sussex County. Throughout March and April 2022, Delaware State Police have fielded numerous reports of thefts of watercraft equipment and accessories that were occurring in boat yards in Lewes, Millsboro, and Milford.…

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UPDATED: 2 Teens Dead As Vehicle Crashes, Lands In Water Near Milford

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UPDATED – 02/18/22 12:55pm – Delaware State Police have identified the victims that died in a fatal motor vehicle collision early Thursday morning south of Milford as Blue Evans, 17, of Dover, and Jensen Reed, 17, of Camden. ================================================================== Two teenagers are dead following the crash of an SUV into the water where Route 1 crosses Cedar Creek,…

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Driver Arrested Following Crash Involving Stolen Car

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A Farmington man is facing numerous charges following a crash involving a stolen car. According to Delaware State Police, 28-year-old Levi Collins was traveling eastbound on Canterbury Road in the Milford area, when the car he was driving sideswiped an oncoming car. Police said during the investigation, Collins provided a false name and could not…

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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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UPDATED: Viewings, Funeral For Former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner

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UPDATED 12:30pm: On Wednesday, November 10, Governor John Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney, Governor Minner’s family, current and past members of the Cabinet and General Assembly, former staff, and members of the community will attend Governor Minner’s memorial service. The service will be live-streamed on de.gov/live.The service will begin at 1pm in Milford. President…

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13 Students, 1 Other Driver Hurt In Milford School Bus Crash

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13 students on a school bus and one adult required hospital treatment Thursday morning following a crash involving a Milford School District bus. According to Milford Police, officers responded Thursday morning to a reported collision at South Rehoboth Boulevard and Southeast Front Street (SR 36). An investigation determined that the westbound bus which was transporting…

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Milford Man Charged in Philadelphia Murder

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Philadelphia Police have arrested a Milford, Delaware man for murder. Police were called to the Pathway to Housing building on Old York Road just before 11:30am Friday, October 1, where they found 25 year old Nassir Day unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound. Security personnel told officers the shooter was on the third floor…

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DSP Arrest Dover Man for Felony Assault on Law Enforcement Officer

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A Dover man has been arrested on charges of felony assault on a law enforcement officer.  Early Sunday morning Delaware State Police were called to the area of Thompsonville and Bay Roads north of Milford for a domestic incident, where they learned 27 year old Dashawn Toles of Dover was in a vehicle and had…

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Food Bank of Delaware Holding Open Houses for Training Programs

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The Food Bank of Delaware announced today it will hold a series of open houses for Delawareans interested in participating in the organization’s free workforce training programs. Training is available for individuals interested in careers in the food service industry and warehousing/logistics. You can learn more about the 14-week daytime training program, meet the Chef…

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Mosquito Spraying tonight in Sussex County

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Wednesday, August 25, 2021: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: Near Delmar, Laurel, Seaford, Bridgeville, Greenwood, Ellendale, Milton, and Milford. For notification purposes, spraying will be done in the following spray…

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DEMEC Issues Power Savers Alert Wed, August 25

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Power Savers Alert: Due to expected high temperatures and high energy demand, we are asking municipal electric customers to VOLUNTARILY reduce electric use today, Wednesday, August 25th.  Power Saver Hours are from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.  Customers are encouraged to lower their electric use during these hours to save money both now and later. Participation will…

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Carper Highlights Infrastructure Bill’s Clean Water Provisions

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Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 could result in cleaner water in Delaware, according to Senator Tom Carper. Carper visited the Kent County Wastewater Facility in Milford Friday, saying that the bipartisan legislation will provide funding to update drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Communities and water system operators would have access…

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Motorcycle Operator Killed In Crash On Bay Rd.

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A 25-year-old Milford man is dead following a motorcycle crash on Bay Road (Route 1). According to Delaware State Police, the motorcyclist crossed the grass median near New Wharf Road Tuesday night and collided with an oncoming SUV. The car crashed into a utility pole. The man who was driving the motorcycle died at a…

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Update: DSP Identify Woman Killed In Crash With Truck Tractor

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UPDATED – 7/30/21 – 3pm – Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in the fatal motor vehicle crash on Wednesday, July 28 on Canterbury Road, as 33-year-old Leslie J. McMullen of Wilmington. This collision remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information should contact Sgt. John…

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Staff Shortages Challenge City Services In Milford

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Milford is working its way through staffing shortages that could impact city services, including collection of trash and recyclables. Local electricity outages could also take longer to restore. The City of Milford is hiring in several departments including solid waste, public works, electric, parks and recreation, customer service, IT and police. According to Milford officials,…

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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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Man Charged With Attempted Burglaries In 3 Communities

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3 police jurisdictions, one suspect… A man is charged with trying to break into the Shore Stop convenience store on Deep Branch Road in Milton. Delaware State Police said the alarm at the store went off early Wednesday morning. Arriving troopers discovered that the front door and a large window were damaged. According to police,…

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