Ocean View Man Dies after Fall From Trike

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An Ocean View man has died after a fall from his trike Thursday morning. Ocean View Police say 95 year old Martin Swartz was riding on West Avenue when he fell from his trike and sustained a head injury. Passers-by were providing aid when emergency personnel arrived. Swartz was flown to Christiana Hospital where he…

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Two Charged After Shoplifting in Ocean View

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Ocean View Police were called last Saturday evening after two suspects shoplifted from the CVS Pharmacy. Surveillance video provided police with pictures of the suspects and their vehicle. About three hours later, police from Dagsboro spotted the suspect vehicle and made a traffic stop. Ocean View Police responded and assisted in arresting both suspects. A…

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Ocean View PD Charge Two with Drug & Other Offenses

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Ocean View Police spotted a vehicle driven by 34 year old Deandre White, whom they knew had a suspended driver’s license. The vehicle was stopped and a K-9 scanned the vehicle and alerted for drugs. A search turned up heroin and cash. Police obtained a warrant for White’s home and went into the home Monday…

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Ocean View Man Charged With 7th Offense DUI

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An Ocean View man faces his 7th DUI offense.According to Ocean View Police, officers responded to the parking lot of Royal Farms Friday, July 1st where a man was found passed out at the wheel of a vehicle.Police said an investigation determined that 61-year-old Paul Longacre was under the influence of heroin, and a search…

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J-1 Visa Holder Charged With Rape In Ocean View

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A citizen of Guinea in the US on a J-1 Student Visa has been charged with rape in Ocean View. According to Ocean View Police, an investigation into the rape of a 19-year-old woman began in August, and a resident of the same home, Hamza Mara, was identified as a suspect through DNA analysis Police…

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Woman Charged With Stealing 96-Year-Old Woman’s Checks

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A Millsboro woman who was hired to clean a 96-year-old woman’s home has been charged with stealing and forging several of her checks. Ocean View Police said the victim notified police about a call she received from her bank regarding suspicious activity. According to police, an investigation determined that 29-year-old Brittany Robinson swiped checks from…

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