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Two Injured in Crash near Millsboro

Millsboro – The Delaware State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred early Saturday evening northeast of Millsboro. The incident occurred around 9:20 p.m. Saturday September 18, 2021 as a trooper on patrol was southbound on Gravel Hill Road behind a blue 2006 Hyundai Sonata. The Sonata was traveling above the posted speed limit and upon coming to a stop at the intersection with Mount Joy Road, signaled […]

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DE State Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Milford

Milford, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday afternoon on Coastal Highway. On September 16, 2021, at approximately 4:23 p.m., a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling southbound on Coastal Highway within the median crossover directly across from Lady Slipper Lane. The 84-year-old male operator intended to cross over the northbound lanes of Coastal Highway and enter Lady Slipper Lane. As the Equinox […]

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DSP Indentifies Victim in Milton Fatal Crash

Milton, DE - Delaware State Police has identified the individual who died in a fatal single motor vehicle collision on Cave Neck Road on September 14, 2021, as Jonathan A. Downing Jr., 36, of Milton. On September 14, 2021, at approximately 6:17 p.m., a 2009 Jaguar XF operated by Jonathan Downing was traveling eastbound on Cave Neck Road. For an unknown reason, Downing failed to maintain his travel lane and […]

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Two people arrested for Drug and Traffic Charges in Seaford

Seaford, DE - Delaware State Police arrested George Reha, 35, of Seaford and a 38-year-old Greenwood woman on drug and traffic charges after a business property check led to the discovery of criminal activity. On September 15, 2021, at approximately 2:45 a.m., a Delaware State Trooper conducting a routine patrol in the area of Old Furnace Road and US 13 observed two vehicles in the rear of the Service Today […]

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DSP Investigate Fatal Single Vehicle Collision in Milton

Milton, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal single motor vehicle collision that occurred Tuesday night in Milton. On September 14, 2021, at approximately 6:17 p.m., a 2009 Jaguar XF operated by a 36-year-old Milton man was traveling eastbound on Cave Neck Road. For an unknown reason, the operator failed to maintain his travel lane and exited the south edge of the roadway. After leaving the roadway, the […]

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Georgetown man arrested for murder in decade old missing person case

Dagsboro, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Michael Ellingsen, 31, of Georgetown, for murder related to a ten-year suspicious missing person case. In February 2011, John “Doug” Wisniewski, 45, of Dagsboro, was reported missing to the Delaware State Police. Over the last ten years, detectives continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding Doug’s suspicious disappearance. During the investigation, detectives learned when Doug disappeared, he resided at a residence on the same […]

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Delaware State Police mobilize for “Operation Clear Track”

On Tuesday, September 21, 2021 during Rail Safety Week (RSW), September 20-26, Delaware State Police will join with Amtrak Police and more than 600 local, state, federal and railroad law enforcement departments for “Operation Clear Track” to raise awareness and enforce railroad grade crossing and trespassing laws in 48 states across the U.S. “Operation Clear Track” is the largest single law enforcement railroad safety operation in the U.S. During “Operation […]

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Delaware trooper suspended amid investigation of thefts

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware State Trooper has been suspended with pay amid a federal investigation into a series of thefts from a package reshipping company in New Castle. An FBI affidavit unsealed late last week states that 31-year-old Jamal Merrell is suspected of violating federal civil rights law by using his position as a law enforcement officer to deprive someone else of a right or privilege. The affidavit […]

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Delaware State Police Investigate Early Morning Assault in Georgetown

Georgetown, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating an assault that occurred early Monday morning that left a 24-year-old Georgetown man injured. On September 6, 2021, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the 24-year-old male victim was walking westbound on Old Furnace Road west of Rum Bridge Road. As a vehicle drove close to the victim as he walked on the roadway, he made a hand gesture to the vehicle. After the […]

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