Laurel DE

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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Weapon Arrest

Delaware State Police arrested 18-year-old Tyre Thomas (pictured) of Laurel, DE and a juvenile male on drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon. On March 29th, 2022, at approximately 1:07 p.m., a trooper on patrol in Laurel, DE observed a white Cadillac traveling above the posted speed limit on Laurel Road in the area of Shiloh Church Road. A traffic stop was initiated and upon contact […]

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Former Laurel School District Employee Arrested for Felony Theft

Laurel, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Wade L. Bryan, 40, of Laurel, on felony theft charges. Wade Bryan was employed as the school secretary at North Laurel Elementary School. During his employment with the school in the summer and fall of 2021, he was responsible for the incoming funds for the school’s pizza fundraiser and Pre-K tuition. When incoming checks from the fundraiser hadn’t cleared parents’ bank accounts, the […]

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Delaware State Police Investigating weekend Fatal Crash in Laurel

Laurel - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer that occurred late Friday night. On February 4, 2022, at approximately 11:14 p.m., a 2017 Nissan Sentra, operated by 72-year-old James Watson of Millsboro, DE was traveling eastbound on Laurel Road, just west of Hitch Pond Road. At this time, a 2019 Kenworth tractor trailer, operated by a 60-year-old man of Bridgeville, DE was […]

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Laurel Man Arrested After Assaulting DE State Police

Laurel, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Jeremy L. Showell, 35, of Laurel, on felony criminal charges after he resisted arrest and assaulted three troopers. On January 5, 2022, at approximately 8:05 p.m., troopers responded to a domestic incident at a residence in the 28000 block of Seaford Rd. Troopers were advised Jeremy Showell was acting disorderly in the home and had an active warrant from Laurel Police Department for […]

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One dead, two critical in Laurel crash

Laurel - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday afternoon on Seaford Road at the intersection to Mount Zion Road. On Thursday, December 9, 2021, at approximately 4:38 p.m., a 1998 Honda Civic operated by a 25-year-old male of Seaford, DE, was traveling northbound on Seaford Road, just south of Mount Zion Road negotiating a slight right curve. At this time, a 1998 Mazda […]

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Laurel crash claims life of 17-year-old

Laurel - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred Friday afternoon on Sycamore Road at the intersection to Beaver Dam Branch Road. On Friday, November 26, 2021, at approximately 2:35 p.m., a 2017 Subaru WRX operated by a 17-year-old male of Frankford, DE, was traveling westbound on Sycamore Road at a high rate of speed. At this time, a 2000 Ford F-150 pickup truck operated […]

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Laurel Man Arrested on Criminal and Traffic Charges

Laurel, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Jerome M. Slavinskas III, 43, of Laurel, on criminal and traffic charges following a welfare check early Tuesday morning at a truck stop. On November 9, 2021, at approximately 1:02 a.m., troopers were dispatched to the Oasis Truck Stop located at 30744 Sussex Highway to check on the welfare of an unconscious male in the driver seat of a red Chevrolet S-10 pickup. […]

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Shots Fired, Damage a Business in Laurel

LAUREL, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident that damaged a commercial business in Laurel. On November 2, 2021, at approximately 7:36 a.m., employees of Todd’s Income Tax located at 11516 Commercial Lane arrived at work to discover the building had been damaged by gunshots. Troopers investigating the incident discovered several shell casings on Commercial Lane and three bullet holes in the building. The incident occurred after […]

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Feds: Former Delaware FedEx manager took goods worth more than $3.25M

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Delaware man who stole goods worth more than $3.25 million while working at a FedEx facility has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for interstate transportation of stolen goods and tax evasion. WMDT-TV reports that prosecutors announced this week that Joseph Kukta of Laurel was sentenced to 42 months in prison in connection with his theft and resale of shipped merchandise. Kukta was […]

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