UPDATED (Arrest Made): Teen Reportedly Stabbed on Rehoboth Boardwalk

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Update (June 5): Rehoboth Beach police announced today that there has been an arrest made in Saturday night’s stabbing that happened on the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk. Rehoboth Beach police have apprehended and charged Marques J. Gantt, 23, of Milton. Police located him in a hotel room outside of Rehoboth. He was taken into custody without…

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New Police Chief Coming to South Bethany

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South Bethany has a new Chief of Police.  Last week the town council ratified the appointment of Jason Lovins – he will join the police department in early June.  Lovins comes from Kentucky where he served with the Kentucky State Police – retiring after 19 years with the rank of Detective Sergeant.  He then worked…

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Seaford Man Arrested After Purse Snatching

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Laurel Police have apprehended a man they say grabbed a woman’s purse and then struck her with it in a struggle, before running away with it. Authorities say 32-year-old John Short, of Seaford committed the crime on Tuesday, January 22nd at the Dutch Inn on South Central Avenue. Shockingly, the victim has been identified as…

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Georgetown Police Warning of Phone Scam

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Georgetown Police are Investigating an attempted fraud where the participants identified themselves as local government officials.  Georgetown Police were contacted Wednesday after a resident received several calls from someone identifying themselves as a Georgetown Police Officer and claimed the victim had an active warrant and that payment had to be made immediately or the victim…

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DNREC Natural Resources Police Launch tip411 Mobile App

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Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has launched a new law enforcement app, enabling the public to connect with the department’s Natural Resources Police officers, receive alerts, and submit anonymous tips from their smartphones. “Technology is playing an ever-increasing role in the ways we communicate, and this new Natural Resources Police app…

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UPDATED: Subjects in Thursday’s WOC Police Raids Waive Extradition

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UPDATED  Friday, 10/12 – During a bond hearing this morning in Snow Hill, Basel and Samir Ramadan have waived extradition to New York and are being held without bond in the Worcester County Detention Center.  The two men were arrested Thursday after a raid by multiple police agencies yesterday on Whisper Trace Road in West…

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Maryland’s Move Over Law Expands to Other Vehicles

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Maryland’s expanded “Move Over Law” has gone into effect as of, Monday, October 1st, and expands to other vehicles. The law will now also apply to transportation, service and utility vehicles, as well as waste and recycling trucks, with yellow or amber flashing lights or signal devices. The law requires drivers approaching an emergency vehicle…

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DE Continues to Deal with Overdose Deaths

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Police in Ocean View have dealt with at least three overdoses in the past several weeks.  At the end of June a man was found passed out on a beach outside of the Giants.  With multiple hits of Narcan he was revived.  Two men in their 20s were not as lucky.  When they missed work…

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Chemical Spill at Mountaire Poultry in Selbyville

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Crews from Selbyville and several area fire companies were called for a chemical spill at Mountaire Poultry in Selbyville just before noon.  Selbyville Police Chief Scott Collins tells WGMD that its believed that a forklift punctured a 350-gallon tank of Peracetic Acid, which is used as a dilution for the sterilization of equipment.  The spill…

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