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DSP Seek Public’s Assistance Locating Wanted Lewes Man

Sussex County, DE - Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance locating Arthur Ralph, 41, of Lewes, who is wanted on four counts of Rape Third Degree (Felony). Ralph may be operating a blue 2009 Chrysler 300 (DE Registration) in the Delaware or Salisbury, MD area. Ralph is described as a white male, 5’10”, 200 lbs., green eyes, and brown hair. Anyone with information regarding Ralph’s whereabouts or additional […]

today10/07/2021 25


Fin whale that died in Delaware had underlying conditions

LEWES, Del. (AP) — A necropsy has found that an endangered fin whale that died after it became beached along the Delaware coast had multiple underlying conditions. The Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation Institute says its necropsy determined the whale had significant parasitic infections in the liver, lungs and kidneys. WDEL reports the institute also said the whale's thin body and empty stomach suggested it had been impaired and had […]

today08/30/2021 9


DE State Police Seek Public’s Assistance Identifying Burglary Suspect

Lewes, DE - Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance identifying a subject wanted in connection to a commercial burglary. On August 19, 2021, at approximately 12:07 a.m., Delaware State Police responded to the Uncle Willies BP Gas Station located at 17581 Coastal Highway, Lewes, for a burglary to the business. During the burglary the suspect made entry into the business and stole merchandise before fleeing the area. The […]

today08/27/2021 11


Commission works to honor Lewes beach’s history with new name

LEWES, Del. (AP) — A Lewes beach may get a new name soon. WBOC-TV reports that the Lewes African American Heritage Commission and city officials are working together to rename what is currently known as Beach 2. The new name would be The Johnny Walker Beach. During the era of segregation, this beach was home to The Johnny Walker Restaurant. The commission says Walker opened the restaurant in the 1960′s […]

today08/02/2021 14


Wilmington man arrested following Road Rage incident in Lewes

Lewes, DE - Delaware State Police arrested a Wilmington man on weapon and felony DUI charges early Friday morning following a road rage incident in Lewes. On July 30, 2021, at approximately 2:31 a.m., troopers were dispatched to the parking lot of Home Depot located at 17832 Coastal Highway, Lewes, for a road rage incident. A 31-year-old male called 911 after he was followed in his vehicle on Coastal Highway […]

today08/02/2021 30


Bicyclist Critically Injured in Lewes Accident

Lewes, DE - Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continues investigating a serious accident that left a bicyclist in critical condition. On June 17, 2021, at approximately 5:38 p.m., a 2006 Ford F-250 pickup truck towing a dual axle dump trailer, operated by a Georgetown, DE man, was traveling westbound on Shady Road approaching the intersection of Plantations Road with a green light. A 19-year-old female of Douglasville, PA, was […]

today06/18/2021 42


Troopers Arrest Juvenile For Assault on Law Enforcement Officers- Lewes

Lewes- The Delaware State Police have arrested a 17-year-old juvenile male of Milton, DE, after fleeing a collision scene, resisting arrest, and assaulting two Law Enforcement Officers. The incident occurred on May 7, 2021 at approximately 2:24 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to Lewes Georgetown Highway and Josephs Rd., Lewes, in reference to a vehicle crash where the operator of one of the vehicles fled the area on foot. Witnesses […]

today05/10/2021 21


Victim Identified in Fatal Pedestrian Crash Investigation in Lewes

Lewes - Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in the fatal pedestrian crash on April 25, 2021, as 30-year-old Jennifer L. Hoffman of Huntington, MD. On Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 1:23 a.m., a 2004 Ford E-450 bus, operated by a 58-year-old male of Rehoboth Beach, traveling westbound on John J. Williams Hwy (SR 24), approaching the intersection at Warrington Road. As the Ford E-450 was traveling, Hoffman was walking […]

today04/27/2021 18


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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