PHOTOS: Man Touches Girls’ Genital Areas While in Ocean, Flees


Rehoboth Beach police say this man, while in the ocean, repeatedly swam underwater beneath two 11-year-old girls grabbing at and touching their genital areas around 7 p.m. Sunday off Rehoboth Avenue. He fled west on Rehoboth Avenue when confronted. Police ask that anybody with info call M/Cpl. Susan Gladmon at 302-227-2577 or submit a tip…

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Lewes man charged with burglarizing local church


A Lewes man was arrested after police say he broke into a church and stole donation money. According to Rehoboth Beach Police, on Monday, November 4, officers were called to the 400 block of King Charles Avenue for reports of a burglary at a local church. Church officials reported that approximately $100 had been removed…

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Suspect sought for vehicle theft in Rehoboth Beach


Rehoboth Beach Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of stealing a parked vehicle Saturday morning from the second block of Rehoboth Avenue. According to the Rehoboth Beach Police Department, the felony vehicle theft occurred sometime between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. Saturday evening. Police are actively investigating the incident and…

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Counterfeit Bill Reports More Than Double in Rehoboth


Rehoboth Beach businesses have reported eight cases of counterfeit bills so far this year. While not a large number, it is almost triple the counterfeit cases Rehoboth Beach police investigated in all of 2018 when the department received only three reports. “What I have noticed over the years is an increase in smaller denominations of…

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UPDATED: Man Crashes Scooter into VW, Abandons Boy and Flees on Foot!


Update (June 11, 2019): Rehoboth Beach police announced late tonight that Akeem L. Harris, the man who allegedly drove a rented motor scooter with a boy on board into a car last Saturday, has turned himself in.  However, the police news release states that “Harris has not been charged at this time as this investigation…

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Rehoboth Police Seize Loaded Handgun, Drugs During Traffic Stop


Rehoboth Beach Police Department say they have arrested 22-year-old Theaddis Johnson of Milford and 22-year-old Richard Vantine of Georgetown following a traffic stop in which they seized a loaded 9mm handgun. Around 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, an officer observed a white Chevrolet Impala with multiple cracks in it’s windshield traveling westbound on Rehoboth…

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Maryland Woman Faces Multiple Charges After Confrontation with Rehoboth Police


Rehoboth Beach police have charged Karisma D. Wynn Sheeler, 23, of Montgomery Village, Md. with two counts of felony-level resisting arrest Thursday after police said they attempted to stop her for questioning in connection with a shoplifting investigation. Around 3:40 p.m., an officer on foot patrol was contacted by an employee of Tidal Rave, which…

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Rehoboth Beach Police Charge Man Responsible for 8-Vehicle Crash


Rehoboth Beach police have charged Martin Tuohy, 45, of Middletown, Delaware after he turned himself in to police last night for causing the eight-vehicle collision that occurred in the second block of Rehoboth Avenue on July 7, 2018. Following a nearly two-week investigation, Rehoboth Beach police have made a determination as to what occurred on…

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