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Troopers Arrest Two for Weapon and Drug Charges

Delaware State Police have arrested 23-year-old Tiant Handy of Lincoln, DE and 21-year-old Thomas Finney of Milton, DE for weapon and drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred on Thursday evening. On May 5, 2022 at approximately 10:25 p.m., a trooper on patrol in the Lincoln area observed a silver Dodge Avenger traveling westbound on Fitzgeralds Road west of Dupont Boulevard. The trooper noticed that the vehicle’s registration had expired, and a traffic […]

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Delaware State Police to Host Teen Driving Safety Seminars

The Delaware State Police will be hosting several seminars across Sussex County in May that will focus on teen driving safety and education. Each seminar will have a member of the Collision Reconstruction Unit, Troop 7 administration, a Community Outreach officer, and a representative from the Victim Services Unit in attendance. There will be no cost to attend, and each seminar is open to students, parents / guardians, new drivers, […]

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Delaware State Police Seek Public’s Assistance with Solving 19-Year-Old Cold Case

Farmington, DE - The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit requests the public’s assistance in solving a cold case suspicious death investigation from September 2002 in Kent County, DE. Shortly before midnight on September 9, 2002, the Farmington Fire Department responded to a wooded area off Gingerwood Drive, west of Farmington, for a vehicle fire. A deceased male victim was located in the burning vehicle, later identified as Matthew Henson, 18, […]

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Delaware State Police Investigate School Bus Crash in Milton

Milton, DE - Delaware State Police is conducting a crash investigation involving a school bus that occurred Thursday afternoon. On September 9, 2021, at approximately 3:03 p.m., a Freightliner school bus operated by a 61-year-old female from Harbeson, was traveling westbound on Burton Road, entering a moderate right curve. Due to inattention by the operator, the vehicle crossed the north edge of the roadway, entered the soft grassy roadside and […]

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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. […]

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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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