UPDATED: Investigation into Shooting in Rehoboth Beach Continues


UPDATED – 12pm: Rehoboth Beach Police were called to a hotel on Christian Street just after noon on Sunday for a possible suicide in one of the rooms. Police found two victims with gunshot wounds to the head as well as loaded 90mm handguns near each victim. Police determined the 28 year old male victim…

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Rehoboth Beach 9-1-1 Communications Center Recertified


The City of Rehoboth Beach’s 9-1-1 Communications Center has been recertified as an Accredited Center of Excellence for medical, and police as well as fire dispatch services. Accreditation is valid for a three-year period. Rehoboth’s communications center first received IAED accreditation for medical dispatch in 1995 and for police and fire dispatch in 2018. The…

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Rehoboth Beach PD Trying to Identify Graffiti Suspect

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You’re help is needed to identify a suspect in multiple graffiti incidents throughout Rehoboth Beach between July 25th and August 11th. Police say the suspect is a white female. If you can identify her – contact Detective Brian Reynolds at 302-524-1391 or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.

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Police: Man Demands Crabs, Shows “Splat Gun”


A Millsboro man has been arrested for aggravated menacing in Rehoboth Beach.According to Rehoboth Beach Police, a man approached three employees of Claws Seafood House on Rehoboth Avenue last Saturday afternoon July 2nd and asked for a free bushel of crabs. One employee recognized the man who had attempted this in the past.Police said an…

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Wilmington Man Arrested in Rehoboth on Drug & Weapons Offenses


A Wilmington man has been arrested by Rehoboth Beach Police on drug and weapons charges after he reportedly pointed a gun out the window of a vehicle. Police were called to the parking lot of Port 251 at Rehoboth and Lake Avenues after two employees of the business spotted a car in the private parking…

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Rehoboth Drug Take-Back Day Collects 142 Pounds Of Meds


Drug Take-Back Day had its desired effect in Rehoboth Beach. Police say 142 pounds of unused, expired and unwanted prescription medications were turned in Saturday. “The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a critical public safety and public health issue,” Rehoboth Beach Police Chief Keith Banks said. The Drug Enforcement Administration and law enforcement agencies…

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Georgetown man charged with felony vehicle theft in Rehoboth Beach


A Georgetown man was arrested and charged with felony vehicle theft in Rehoboth Beach. According to the Rehoboth Beach Police Department, 38-year-old Ellery L. Parker, of Georgetown, was arrested Wednesday evening for motor vehicle theft after citizens provided information about his identity in response to a recent public request for assistance. Through investigative efforts, officers…

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UPDATED: Police Arrest Ray-Ban sunglasses shoplifter in Rehoboth


UPDATED 8/31/19 6am – Thanks to tips from the community, a Bethesda, Maryland man has been arrested by Rehoboth Beach Police for taking sunglasses from Shades on Rehoboth Avenue.  Police were able to identify the suspect as 26 year old Anthony Cauterucci – he is charged with shoplifting and was released on his own recognizance.…

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Intoxicated Rehoboth Beach Woman Arrested for Trespassing, Resisting Arrest


Rehoboth Beach Police say they have arrested and charged a local woman for trespassing on private property and resisting arrest. The incident happened just before 4 p.m. on Sunday at a property at 235 Rehoboth Avenue. Police were called for a reported subject laying in the driveway, which is used for commercial and residential traffic.…

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Rehoboth Police Trying to Identify Assault Suspect


Rehoboth Beach Police need your help to identify a woman that left the scene of an assault in the evening of Monday, August 13 in a boardwalk store. The woman, who was with 4 children. assaulted a store employee at Tidal Rave. Police learned that a white female, possibly Hispanic, with many tattoos and wearing…

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Rehoboth Police honor outstanding employees at annual banquet


The Rehoboth Beach Police Department recognized officers and employees during its annual awards banquet last week. Chief of Police Keith Banks says, “the awards ceremony is to recognize the dedication and impressive achievements of employees and the department’s community and business partners.” Detective Tyler Whitman was named 2017 Officer of the Year, and Dispatcher Ryan…

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