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DSP Conducting Death Investigation at SCI in Georgetown

Delaware State Police are investigating an inmate’s death, which occurred yesterday at Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown. Delaware State Police detectives, with the assistance of the Delaware Department of Correction, are investigating the death of an inmate which occurred on June 25, 2022. The investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing with further details to be released as they become available. The victim was turned over to the Delaware […]

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Two Arrested on Drug and Theft Charges in Lewes

Delaware State Police have arrested 31-year-old Amber Kellner of Lewes, DE and 30-year-old James Fisher of Georgetown, DE on drug, theft, and other charges following a trespassing investigation that began in the Lewes area on Sunday morning. On June 26, 2022 at approximately 11:28 a.m., troopers responded to a residence on the 33000 block of Lotus Lane regarding a report of subjects living inside of the home without the homeowner’s permission. Upon their arrival, […]

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One Arrested, One At-Large Following Lincoln area shooting

Delaware State Police have arrested 18-year-old Samuel Mondestin of Seaford, DE for reckless endangering and other charges following a shooting incident that occurred in the Lincoln area on Wednesday afternoon. On June 22, 2022 at approximately 3:07 p.m., troopers responded to the 10000 block of Greentop Road for a report of shots fired. The ensuing investigation revealed that two subjects in a Toyota Corolla had fired several gunshots at a […]

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DSP Seeking Public’s Assistance in Solving 30-Year-Old Homicide

Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues investigating the 1992 murder of Elva J. Poore, 17, of Chesapeake City, Maryland. On June 17, 1992, at 8:13 a.m., the body of a white female was discovered along the edge of US 13, north of Odessa. The victim was turned over to the Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy. The Medical Examiner ruled the manner of death as a Homicide. Elva was […]

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Suspect Arrested and Victim Identified in Long Neck homicide

Delaware State Police have arrested 57-year-old Michael Klein of Millsboro, DE for murder following a homicide investigation that began earlier this month in Millsboro. On June 7, 2022 at approximately 5:41 p.m., troopers responded to the area of Long Neck Road and Banks Road for a report of a deceased subject found on the property of the Baywood golf course. The ensuing investigation revealed that the victim, later identified as […]

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DSP Issues Warning About Scammers Posing as State Police

The Delaware State Police is providing a Scam Alert Advisory. This is a general alert that applies to the entire State of Delaware. The Delaware State Police has been investigating multiple incidents in which victims receive phone calls from subjects posing as troopers and are advised they are wanted and/or owe bail money. These subjects are utilizing spoofed, Delaware State Police-issued phone numbers. Many of the victims of these scams […]

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Suspect Arrested in January Fatal Crash in Seaford

Delaware State Police have arrested 53-year-old Arthur Perdue of Seaford, DE for Manslaughter and other charges following a fatal motor vehicle collision investigation that began in January. On January 6, 2022, Delaware State Police responded to the intersection of Atlanta Road and Brighton Drive in Seaford regarding a motor vehicle collision. The ensuing investigation revealed that vehicle passengers Hope Glasgow, 14, of Seaford, DE and Nathan Glasgow, 6, of Seaford, […]

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DE State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Frederica area on Sunday afternoon. On May 29, 2022, at approximately 5:56 p.m., a maroon 2008 Cadillac DTS was traveling westbound on Bowers Beach Road east of Skeeter Neck Road. At this time, the operator of the Cadillac crossed the double-yellow line on the roadway and attempted to pass numerous vehicles that were also traveling westbound. […]

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Pair Arrested on Felony Drugs Charges Following Pursuit

Delaware State Police arrested Arthur Bentley, 56, and Stephanie Evans, 35, both of Felton, DE on felony drug and related charges after a pursuit on Thursday night. On May 26, 2022, at approximately 11:25 p.m., Delaware State Police Kent County Governor’s Task Force observed Arthur Bentley and Stephanie Evans occupying a 2005 Toyota Sienna Van in the area of Millchop Lane and Walnut Shade Road. Both suspects are currently wanted […]

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