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DE State Police: Man fires shots at bar after being escorted out

LAUREL, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a Laurel man fired shots at a bar after he was escorted out. Troopers were called to the RnR Grill N Bar on Sussex Highway in Laurel on Friday night for a report of a person shooting a gun and found Aaron Givens, 38, near a shed behind the business. Givens was asked to leave the bar after banging a flashlight on […]

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Two Selbyville Men Arrested on Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

Delaware State Police arrested 29-year-old Garrett Allbritton of Selbyville and a 61-year-old male of Selbyville on drug charges following a traffic stop. On April 14, 2021, at approximately 3:19 p.m., troopers were conducting proactive patrol on 9 Foot Road, Dagsboro, when they observed a red Volvo make an abrupt lane change without properly signaling. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the operator Garret Allbritton and the 61-year-old male […]

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DSP Warn Citizens About Identity Theft Involving Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

Delaware State Police has seen an increase across the state in identity theft cases related to unemployment fraud claims and want to warn Delaware citizens about the new trend to avoid becoming a victim. As a result of COVID-19, government-assisted programs and citizens in need of employment opportunities have increased. The number of unemployment claims and fraudulent unemployment claims has increased, leading to a strain on the unemployment claims system. […]

today04/13/2021 16

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Delaware State Police Investigating Single Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash- Seaford

Seaford - Delaware State Police are conducting a single fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred Monday afternoon. On April 12, 2021, at approximately 2:13 p.m., a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck was traveling southbound on Lonesome Road, approaching the intersection of Woodland Road with a posted stop sign. For an unknown reason, the 49-year-old operator of Seaford failed to stop at the stop sign and crossed over Woodland Road and […]

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DE State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision- Selbyville

Selbyville - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred Friday afternoon. On April 9, 2021, at approximately 12:59 p.m., a yellow 2006 Ford F-250 Selbyville Fire Police truck, was stationary facing north on Polly Branch Road in the southbound lane just north of Lighthouse Road, with its emergency equipment activated. The vehicle was being utilized to assist with traffic control while on scene for a separate […]

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Police release name of girl, 16, who died in ATV crash

LEWES, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware have identified the teen girl who died in a fatal accident involving an all-terrain vehicle in Lewes. The Delaware State News reported Thursday that Margaret Browne, 16, of Rehoboth Beach, died Tuesday. Master Cpl. Heather Pepper of the Delaware State Police said the ATV was traveling at a high rate of speed when the operator lost control on a private driveway. Four other […]

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Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal ATV Accident- Lewes

Lewes - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal ATV crash that occurred Tuesday evening. On April 6, 2021, at approximately 6:47 p.m., a John Deere Gator ATV was traveling northbound on a private asphalt driveway located off of Robinsonville Road. The operator attempted to negotiate a left curve at a high rate of speed, at which time the ATV began skidding and exited the east edge of the driveway. […]

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DSP Investigating Increased Thefts of Mopeds- Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach– Delaware State Police would like to warn the public about a recent increase in thefts of mopeds in the Rehoboth Beach area. Delaware State Police Troop 7 began seeing a spike of moped thefts starting in the middle of March along the Coastal Highway area. With the weather starting to get warmer and an increase of individuals visiting the beach area, troopers would like to provide the following […]

today04/02/2021 13

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Delaware State Police Investigating Shooting- Harrington

Harrington– Delaware State Police are currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon. On March 31, 2021, at approximately 3:13 p.m., troopers responded to Milford Harrington Highway in the area of Sandbox Road for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, troopers discovered a single victim had been shot. The victim was provided medical attention at the scene and transported to an area hospital by ambulance in critical condition. Milford Harrington […]

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