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DSP Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Bridgeville

Delaware State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Bridgeville Wednesday night. On October 4, 2023, at approximately 10:50 p.m., the Bridgeville Police Department responded to Canterbury Apartments for a report of a home invasion where a black male forced his way into the house and displayed a firearm to two residents. The suspect fled the scene prior to the arrival of the Bridgeville Police Department. At approximately […]

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Weekend Crash Kills One, Injured Two in Bridgeville

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred last night in Bridgeville that left one man dead and two others injured. On Friday, June 23rd at approximately 11:53 p.m., a gray 2021 Jeep Wrangler was traveling westbound on Seashore Highway just west of Woodenhawk Road. At the same time, a black 2013 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling eastbound on Seashore Highway approaching Woodenhawk Road, with a light blue 2013 […]

today06/26/2023 50


Suspect Arrested, Victim Located in Bridgeville Murder

The Delaware State Police have arrested 27-year-old Alan Alcantara of Bridgeville, Delaware for the murder of 52-year-old Troy Scofield of Bridgeville, Delaware. On June 9, 2023, at approximately 11:14 p.m., the Bridgeville Police Department responded to 309 Cedar Street for a report of a missing person. Officers arrived and saw that a violent confrontation had occurred in the home, and resident Troy Scofield could not be located. The caller had […]

today06/14/2023 45


Bridgeville Shooting Leaves Man Dead

The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Bridgeville Sunday night that left one man dead. On May 14, 2023, at approximately 7:01 p.m., troopers responded to the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive regarding a shooting that had just occurred. Troopers arrived and found 23-year-old Orbby Holder of Bridgeville, Delaware lying on the front yard of a residence suffering from gunshot wounds. Troopers and EMS personnel […]

today05/17/2023 37


One Dead in Friday Night Crash in Bridgeville

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer that occurred in the Bridgeville area Friday night. On April 7, 2023, at approximately 10:37 p.m., a 2020 Freightliner tractor-trailer was traveling northbound on Atlanta Road (Route 30) approaching the intersection of Federalsburg Road (Route 18) with a posted stop sign. At the time, a 2008 Chrysler Town and Country minivan was traveling westbound on Federalsburg Road, […]

today04/10/2023 52


32 dead as tornadoes torment from Arkansas to Delaware

WYNNE, Ark. (AP) — Residents across a wide swath of the U.S. raced Sunday to assess the destruction from fierce storms that spawned possibly dozens of tornadoes from the South and the Midwest into the Northeast, killing at least 32 people. The storms tore a path through the Arkansas capital and also collapsed the roof of a packed concert venue in Illinois, stunning people throughout the region with the scope […]

today04/03/2023 39


Troopers Arrest Man for Felony DUI Following Pursuit

The Delaware State Police have arrested 48-year-old Rodney Hearn of Georgetown, Delaware for felony DUI and other offenses following a vehicle pursuit that occurred early Monday morning in Bridgeville. On March 20, 2023, at approximately 1:23 a.m., a trooper on patrol observed a silver 2004 Kia Spectra turn left onto Coverdale Road from Mill Park Drive. The driver of the Kia failed to properly signal, and the trooper attempted to […]

today03/22/2023 98


Pedestrian Struck & Killed near Bridgeville

The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred near Bridgeville Wednesday evening. On March 1, 2023 at approximately 6:37 p.m., a Chrysler 300, operated by a 63-year-old man, was traveling northbound in the left lane on US Route 13, approaching the intersection of Rifle Range Road. A Chevrolet Cruze, operated by a 20-year-old woman, was traveling northbound on US Route 13, in the right lane, adjacent […]

today03/03/2023 86


Arrest Made in Bridgeville Murder

Delaware State Police have arrested 53-year-old Robert Franks of Bridgeville, Delaware for the murder of his wife, 57-year-old Cynthia Moss-Franks. On February 17, 2023, detectives from the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit began investigating the murder of Cynthia Moss-Franks, which occurred at her residence on Champions Drive in Bridgeville. Through investigative measures, detectives identified her husband Robert Franks as the suspect. On February 19, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for […]

today02/21/2023 186