Being a first-responder is a tough job on any given day. Add a year of pandemic-related uncertainty, and it’s the challenge of a lifetime. In a special recognition, the entire staff of the Sussex County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) this week won the 2021 Joshua M. Freeman Valor Award for…
At the funeral to honor Cpl. Keith Heacook, the family asked that voicemails from Heacook be played — upbeat, humorous messages to Susan, his wife of 22 years, whom he deeply loved.
Delaware State Police arrested a 21-year-old Ellendale man on assault charges on Monday after an incident near Millsboro in which he allegedly sprayed a teenage female acquaintance with pepper spray during an argument.
The Delaware State Police are currently seeking applications from individuals interested in becoming Delaware State Police troopers. Any individual interested in applying for the current fall 2021 hiring process is being reminded that the deadline is quickly approaching.
On April 21, the Millville Volunteer Fire Company membership voted to approve an addition and renovation to the existing MFVC Fire Station #1, located at 35554 Atlantic Avenue in Millville, representatives announced this week.
Charges were pending this week against a 26-year-old Bethany Beach man, and a 41-year-old Millsboro man had been arrested, after an alleged incident of disorderly conduct and indecent exposure at a Millville restaurant and bar that left the Bethany man in serious condition and being treated …
In coordination with the Delmar Police Department, the Delaware Fraternal Order of Police has set up an account at DSPFCU to take donations for the late Delmar Police Department Cpl. Keith Heacook, DFOP officials announced this week. Heacook was reportedly assaulted while responding to a pol…
The trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin ended with three guilty verdicts — read on April 20 as many Americans, eager to know, watched and listened — has put the police profession under a microscope, said Frankford Police Department Chief Laurence Corrigan, but “maybe it needed to be.”
Ocean View Police Chief Kenneth McLaughlin informed the town council this week that Officer Troy Bowden, who has been an officer at the police department six years, had resigned to accept a position as a state trooper with the Delaware State Police.
Delaware State Police arrested 29-year-old Garrett Allbritton of Selbyville and a 61-year-old man, also of Selbyville, on drug charges on Wednesday, April 14, following a traffic stop.
Jvonne Oliver was named Police Chief for the Day on Thursday, April 8, by Frankford Police Department Chief Laurence Corrigan. During a brief presentation at Frankford Town Hall, Corrigan lauded Oliver for her support of the town and its police department. ‘I’m a pretty lucky guy,’ Corrigan …
The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce is set to honor the outstanding police officers, paramedics, EMTs and firefighters who help keep the local communities safe throughout the year, on Friday, May 7.
The Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company was already on-scene for a vehicle collision when one of their own first-responders was struck and died in second collision with a SVFC vehicle.
Delaware State Police arrested Eduardo Rodriguez-Perez, 26, of Seaford, on multiple criminal and traffic charges following an incident in Dagsboro early Saturday morning.
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.
The Ocean View Police Department, under the leadership of Chief Kenneth McLaughlin, on March 31 received notice of its recognition as a 2020 Gold Level Law Enforcement agency from the Lexipol Law Enforcement Advisory Council. The Lexipol Connect Customer Recognition Program recognizes agenci…
The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) has announced that it will launch a five-week Citizens Academy beginning April 27. The free program gives members of the community a look inside the operations and programs of Delaware’s largest law-enforcement agency and provides first-hand insigh…
Delaware State Police this week arrested 22-year-old Joshua Allen Rieley of Seaford after an investigation led to the discovery of weapons and explosive devices.
Delaware State Police this week arrested 26-year-old Patrick Ford of Millsboro and 24-year-old Isabelle Olson, also of Millsboro, on felony theft and related charges.
The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal reported on March 16 that it had investigated a structure fire that damaged a single-family dwelling in Millsboro that day.
The Delaware State Police is asking for the public’s assistance with identifying a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision that left a pedestrian seriously injured.
Delaware State Police this week concluded a several-month-long drug investigation that resulted in three individuals being arrested on felony drug and related charges.
Delaware State Police this week arrested a Millsboro woman after an internal theft investigation determined more than $5,000 had allegedly been stolen from the Uncle Willies located at 28194 DuPont Boulevard.
Ocean View Police Cpl. Nicholas Harrington was honored with the Robert J. Seinsoth Memorial Award and named the 2020 Delaware Crime Stoppers Law Enforcement Officer of the Year during the Delaware Crime Stoppers Award luncheon and ceremony last month.
Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance with locating 40-year-old Leonel A. Velasquez-Chery of Dagsboro.
The Delaware Judiciary, Delaware Department of Justice, Department of Correction and Delaware State Police are warning the public of a phone scam that is apparently targeting probationers.
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced this week that a portion of Sand Hill Road near Georgetown will be closed for the installation of a roundabout as part of the Georgetown East Gateway Improvements Project.
Millsboro Police Department Sgt. Barry Wheatley — who in October was named Officer of the Year and also honored for 20 years of service — will retire this summer and begin a third career, this time in public safety, although he said he wasn’t ready to reveal where, until details are finalized.
Donations to the Millsboro Police Department’s annual Whiskers for Wishes campaign, which provided gifts for 14 families this Christmas, set a record, raising $10,310 and making Police Chief Brian Calloway most grateful.
A 68-year-old Frankford woman, Dianna L. Jones, was killed and four people were injured on Monday morning after a collision on Route 113 led to a series of crashes involving five vehicles, one of which fled the scene.
Supporters of a Jan. 9 event designed to show support for local law-enforcement officers are encouraging those who appreciate law enforcement and are disheartened by the negative attention being given to law enforcement to take time on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day to show their …
Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is starting to be distributed, the increased concerns over scams and fraud related to the vaccine are also being reported.
Delaware State Police arrested 32-year-old Sean R. Caldwell of Rehoboth Beach on criminal charges after he allegedly attempted to steal a vehicle Thursday, Dec. 17 in Millsboro.
The body of a 32-year-old Pittsville, Md., man whose wife reported him missing on Dec. 3 was discovered in a wooded area of Bobbys Branch Road in Millsboro on Wednesday, Dec. 9, according to Delaware State Police Trooper Heather Pepper.
With the holiday season having arrived, the Delaware State Police this week reminded the public to make safety a priority to avoid being vulnerable to theft and other holiday crimes. By taking a few extra precautions, people can help ensure their holiday is a happy and safe one, they said:
Delaware State Police this week arrested 25-year-old Rahman K. Miller of Millsboro on criminal and traffic charges after he allegedly attempted to flee from troopers and crashed into a police car.
Delaware State Police are conducting a homicide investigation following a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning at a business complex in Dagsboro.
Delaware State Police this week reminded motorists that the deer rut and hunting season is in effect, as part of the DSP's effort to help prevent the spike in deer-related crashes that typically occur every fall in Delaware. They offered the friendly reminders in hopes of keeping drivers saf…
Delaware State Police this week arrested a 32-year-old Millsboro woman on felony charges, and a 34-year-old man was wanted on misdemeanor charges, following a physical altercation Saturday morning.
Delaware State Police have identified the pedestrian who died in a hit-and run crash on Nov. 5, on County Seat Highway, just west of Old Furnace Road, Georgetown, as Jamal L. Woodlin, 49, of Lincoln.