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Camden Man Arrested for Multiple Catalytic Converter Theft

Kent and Sussex County, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Jarrad Whitaker, 33, of Camden, for multiple thefts of catalytic converters. Since September 2021, Delaware State Police in Kent and Sussex County began investigating a rash of catalytic converter thefts. During the investigation, troopers worked with multiple other police agencies and developed Jarrad Whitaker as a suspect in these incidents. On January 18, 2022, a search warrant was executed at […]

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13-year-old girl dead in fatal Millsboro crash

Millsboro, DE – Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 1:11 p.m., Monday, January 17, 2021, on Hollyville Road south of Harmony Cemetery Road. The initial investigation has determined a 2006 Jeep Liberty operated by a 17-year-old female of Frankford, DE, was traveling northbound on Hollyville Road, approaching the intersection at Harmony Cemetery Road. At this time, a 2016 Freightliner flatbed truck was […]

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DE State Police Seek Public Assistance with Fatal Hit and Runs

Delaware – The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Units (CRU) based throughout the State are seeking the assistance with Cold Case Fatal Hit and Runs. The following are cold case investigations the units have been working to solve, but have not had any leads or further information provided over the course of the years. Troopers Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash with Bicyclist - Dover (May 4, 2017) This incident occurred […]

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Dover man jailed for murdering his mother

Dover, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Kyle Leonard, 35, of Dover, for murder Friday night. On January 7, 2022, at approximately 7:19 p.m., troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Harriet Street, Dover, for reports of a shooting. Kyle Leonard called 9-1-1 and advised he had shot and killed his mother inside the home. When troopers arrived, Leonard was contacted in the front yard of […]

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Laurel Man Arrested After Assaulting DE State Police

Laurel, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Jeremy L. Showell, 35, of Laurel, on felony criminal charges after he resisted arrest and assaulted three troopers. On January 5, 2022, at approximately 8:05 p.m., troopers responded to a domestic incident at a residence in the 28000 block of Seaford Rd. Troopers were advised Jeremy Showell was acting disorderly in the home and had an active warrant from Laurel Police Department for […]

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2 Children Dead in Head-On Crash in Seaford

Seaford, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Seaford area early Thursday afternoon that claimed the lives of two children. On January 6, 2022, at approximately 12:33 p.m., a 2009 Nissan Altima operated by a 53-year-old Seaford man was traveling southbound on Atlanta Rd. At the same time, a 2018 Kia Soul driven by a 36-year-old Seaford woman was traveling northbound […]

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DSP Seeking Public’s Assistance Locating Wanted Man

(Lewes, DE) - Delaware State Police Troop 7 is seeking the public’s assistance locating Jhareed Alexander Ayers, 21, of Sussex County, who is wanted on multiple felony criminal charges. On December 16, 2021, Jhareed was involved in a home invasion on Needle Dr. Lewes. A 57-year-old male was held at gunpoint and then physically assaulted during the home invasion before an undisclosed amount of money was stolen from the residence. […]

today01/06/2022 12


DSP investigate Chicken House roof collapse in Ellendale

Ellendale, DE- Delaware State Police investigate the roof collapse of a chicken house that resulted in a 12-year-old female being injured. On January 4, 2022, at approximately 3:10 p.m., Delaware State Police were dispatched to the 17000 block of Maple Branch Rd., Ellendale, for a reported structure collapse. The investigation determined at approximately 3:00 p.m., a 17-year-old male, a 12-year-old female, a 14-year-old female, an 11-year-old female, a 20-year-old female, […]

today01/05/2022 12


Police charge 16-year-old in Delaware death 6 months ago

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 16-year-old Millsboro, Delaware youth has been charged with first-degree murder and other crimes related to the death of a young adult more than six months ago. Delaware State Police say the unnamed male suspect was arraigned in Family Court following his Thursday arrest and remains in state custody under a bond. State troopers located him at a state-run treatment facility. The teenager is accused in […]

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