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DE State Police – Oldest Tombstones in Greenwood Cemetery Stolen

Greenwood, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating thefts of tombstones from a Greenwood area cemetery. On June 15, 2021, Delaware State Police responded to St. Johnstown Cemetery located at 13471 St. Johnstown Road, Greenwood, for a reported theft of tombstones. Over the past three weeks, the groundskeeper has discovered tombstones from the 1800’s stolen each week with a total of seven or eight stolen. These tombstones were the among the […]

today06/17/2021 4


Georgetown Man Arrested for Attempted Murder – Milton

Milton - Delaware State Police arrested Jerome L. Weathersby, 48, of Georgetown, on felony criminal charges. On May 22, 2021, at approximately 11:19 p.m., a 52-year-old male and 43-year-old female were involved in an altercation with a male suspect in the roadway on West Springside Drive in the Cool Springs development, Milton. During the incident, the female victim was stabbed in the hand by the suspect. As she was fleeing the scene with […]

today06/09/2021 16


Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests- Dagsboro

Dagsboro, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Keion Sturgis, 30, of Dagsboro, and a 29-year-old female of Frankford, on drug charges following a traffic stop on Monday. Troopers conducting proactive patrol on June 7, 2021, observed Keion Sturgis operating a blue Honda Accord on Iron Branch Road in the area of Thorogoods Road, Dagsboro. A computer search was conducted on the vehicle and revealed Sturgis’ driver’s license is suspended. A traffic stop was […]

today06/08/2021 12


Troopers Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash- Dagsboro

Dagsboro, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred Monday night. On May 31, 2021, at approximately 10:02 p.m., a 2007 Honda Accord operated by a 31-year-old Frankford man was traveling southbound on DuPont Boulevard (US 113), south of Molly Field Road, in the left travel lane. For unknown reasons, a 21-year-old Seaford man had exited his vehicle, parked on the southbound shoulder of US […]

today06/02/2021 8


DE State Police Investigate Hartly Stabbings & Homicide

Hartly– The Delaware State Police are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred early this morning near Hartly. The investigation began around 4:29 a.m., Wednesday, May 26, 2021, when troopers were dispatched to a 9-1-1 call reporting a person shot and multiple persons stabbed in the 700 block of Proctors Purchase Road. Upon arrival, troopers secured the scene and escorted Emergency Medical Services (EMS) into the home where they located numerous […]

today05/27/2021 5


DE State Police – Arrest Made in Weekend Crash in Milford

Milford – The Delaware State Police have made an arrest in the serious crash that occurred late Sunday afternoon south of Milford. William T. Ackridge Jr., 18 of Newark, DE was taken into custody without incident at his residence by Probation and Parole Officers on the afternoon of Monday May 24, 2021. He was transported to Troop 2 where he was processed for the following charges. Three counts of Vehicular Assault […]

today05/26/2021 8


Delaware State Police Investigating Serious Crash in Milford

Milford – At the request of the Milford Police Department, the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently investigating a serious crash that occurred Sunday afternoon south of the city. At approximately 2:15 p.m. Sunday May 23, 2021, a 2003 GMC Envoy being operated by a 39-year-old male from Reading, PA was traveling northbound on South duPont Boulevard (US 113) in the right lane approaching the intersection with Cypress Hall […]

today05/24/2021 10


Delaware State Police Investigating Frankford Homicide

Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is investigating a shooting incident that took place Tuesday afternoon in the town limits of Frankford. At approximately 3:35 p.m., Frankford Police Department and Delaware State Troopers were dispatched to Honolulu Road in the area of Kauffman Lane for a reported shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a 33-year-old male victim sitting in the driver’s seat of a gray 2012 Volkswagen CC […]

today05/19/2021 13


UPDATE – DE State Police Conducting Homicide Investigation – Smyrna

Smyrna – The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that occurred at a Smyrna prison Monday morning. On May 10, 2021, at approximately 08:13 a.m., troopers were dispatched to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center located at 1181 Paddock Road, Smyrna, for a reported homicide. Investigation has determined a 55-year-old inmate attacked a 69-year-old inmate with whom he shares a cell. The 69-year-old victim sustained an apparent stab wound […]

today05/12/2021 9