Seaford Teen Arrested for Robbery of Delivery Driver

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An 18 year old Seaford man has been arrested for robbing a pizza delivery driver Friday night. Delaware State Police were called to German Road in Seaford around 10:30pm and learned that three male suspects approached the victim while he delivered a pizza to a house. One suspect pointed a gun at the victim, took…

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UPDATED: MacCoy, Quillen & Grassett Win Election in Seaford

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UPDATED – 04/20/24 – Seaford voters have opted for change. Matt MacCoy was the top vote-getter in the mayor’s race – getting 384 votes to 200 for Jose Santos. MacCoy will serve a two-year term. Mayor David Genshaw did not run for re-election. In the City Council race Alan Quillen won 333 votes and Stephanie…

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Seaford Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges

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A traffic stop in Seaford Saturday morning led to an arrest for drug offenses and resisting arrest. Delaware State Police saw a Crown Victoria with an equipment violation and conducted a traffic stop. When the car stopped the driver, identified as 33 year old William Matthews of Seaford, got out and ran off holding a…

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Two Weeks to File as Candidate for School Board in Delaware

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The filing deadline for candidates looking to run for school board in Delaware is just over two weeks away. Six districts in Sussex County have opening as well as Milford, which crosses county lines. Several districts are still looking for candidates – including Cape Henlopen, Delmar, Indian River and Laurel. Several incumbents have already filed.…

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UPDATED: Seaford Crash Leaves 1 Driver Dead

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UPDATED – 12/05/23 – Delaware State Police have identified 74-year-old Anna Cannon of Seaford as the woman who died in a fatal crash that occurred Sunday afternoon in Seaford. ======================================================= ORIGINAL STORY – 12/04/23 – A Seaford woman is dead after a crash Sunday afternoon in the area of Route 13 and Middleford Road. Delaware…

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UPDATED: Woodland Ferry to Reopen Friday Morning

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UPDATED – 11/23/23 – DelDOT officials say the Woodland Ferry passed its US Coast Guard inspection earlier this week. It is closed for Thanksgiving but will reopen with normal hours on Friday. ====================================================== Closure of the Woodland Ferry – for annual US Coast Guard inspection. The Delaware Department of Transportation announces the Woodland Ferry will…

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Fatal Seaford Fire Under Investigation

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The State Fire Marshal Major Incident Response Team is investigating a fire that heavily damaged a home on Hearns Pond Road in Seaford and left one person dead. Seaford firefighters were called around 9:30 Sunday morning and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the home. Firefighters from Sussex, Kent, Caroline and Wicomico Counties assisted…

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Teen Pedestrian Injured in Motor Vehicle Collision in Seaford

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A 16-year-old pedestrian in Seaford is in stable condition after being flown to a regional hospital with significant injuries from a motor vehicle collision. The collision occurred early this morning at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Bridgeville Highway. The driver of the vehicle–a 26-year-old woman from Bridgeville– was not injured. Police issued her a…

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Bridgeville Man Arrested for Robbery in Seaford

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A 31-year-old Bridgeville man has been arrested following a robbery that occurred yesterday evening in the area of N. Front St and Poplar St. The victim saw that the man later identified as 31-year-old Shawn Warren of Bridgeville appeared to have a firearm and made him give him the book bag, which contained personal property,…

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$1 Million in Funding Secured for Development of Behavioral Health Treatment Area at Tidalhealth Nanticoke’s Emergency Department

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Due to the growing mental health needs of the Seaford community, U.S. Senator Tom Carper this week joined representatives from TidalHealth Nanticoke to announce a $1 million Congressionally Directed Spending grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a dedicated, private and safe behavioral health treatment area within the hospital’s…

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18-Year-Old Felon Arrested in Laurel for Drug Dealing and Gun Possession

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Delaware State Police have arrested 18-year-old Jeremiah Handy of Seaford, Delaware for gun possession and drug dealing. Handy is a probationer and convicted felon prohibited from possessing firearms. The arrest happened yesterday afternoon at the 400 building of Little Creek Apartments in Laurel after the Sussex County Governor’s Task Force received information that Handy was selling drugs…

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Laurel Man Arrested for Truck Stop Robbery

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Delaware State Police have arrested a 40-year-old Laurel man for a robbery that occurred early yesterday morning at the Oasis Travel Plaza truck stop in Laurel. On August 22nd at about 2:00 a.m., troopers arrived at the truck stop and learned that the robber put his hand in his pocket and threatened to shoot the…

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Three Arrested in Connection with Liquor Store Burglary in Seaford

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Seaford Police have been investigating a case involving suspicious individuals who were connected to a burglary at a local liquor store. Police initially responded to the Stoney Brooke Apartment complex early Wednesday morning, where the suspicious individuals were described as wearing all-black clothing and full-face masks. The investigation revealed that they had burglarized the Express…

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Troopers Arrest 19-Year-Old With Stolen Gun Following Pursuit

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The Delaware State Police arrested 19-year-old Cedric Smith of Seaford on gun charges following a vehicle pursuit that occurred earlier this morning in Seaford. The vehicle he was driving skidded into a traffic sign and came to a stop on Old Furnace Road at Cokesbury Road. Troopers searched the car and found a loaded handgun…

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Seaford Man Caught in the Act of Burglarizing Newark Hotel

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A 51-year-old Seaford man is facing several criminal charges after Delaware State Police caught him in the act of burglarizing a hotel in the Newark area yesterday. A trooper on patrol saw him carrying bolt cutters in the parking lot within the fenced-off property of the Country Inn and Suites on Old Churchmans Road. The…

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Volunteer Registration Open for Concord Pond Cleanup

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DNREC is looking for volunteers to help cleanup at Concord Pond in Seaford. The cleanup is set for Saturday, April 15 from 10am to noon and is part of the month-long celebration this month of Earth Day 2023. Volunteers will not only remove trash, but will get guidance on how to identify and remove invasive…

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Seaford Man Arrested for 5th Offense DUI

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A Seaford man faces a 5th offense DUI felony charge following a traffic stop last night in Seaford. At about 8:20 p.m., a trooper on patrol saw a vehicle heading westbound on Middleford Road near Tharp Road at a high rate of speed. The trooper arrested 60-year-old Melvin Phillips after detecting signs of impairment and…

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UPDATE: Police Identify Shooting Victim Who Died After Overnight Shooting at Apartment Complex in Seaford

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Seaford Police say a 36-year-old Seaford man who was shot overnight at Woodland Mills Apartment Complex was identified as Deshawn Blackwell. He was taken to the hospital as he suffered life-threatening injuries but then died. Police say Blackwell was sitting outside of an apartment when someone approached him and fired several rounds–striking him in multiple…

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Delaware State Police Arrest Two Following Drug Dealing Investigation

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The Delaware State Police have arrested 32-year-old Victor Hammond of Bridgeville and 30-year-old Derrious Signey of Seaford on numerous felony charges following a drug dealing investigation that took place yesterday. Members of the Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit conducted a search warrant at a home on North Street in Seaford. In addition to…

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