A 72-year-old, Columbia, Md., man died after being pulled out of the ocean at Second Street in Bethany Beach on Sunday, Sept. 13, according to Bethany Beach police.

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Delaware State Police this week were investigating a robbery that occurred at the Dash-In convenience store located at 24851 John J. Williams Highway near Millsboro.

“Thank a Police Officer Day” is a national observance honoring law enforcement on the third Saturday in September. This year marks the fifth year that volunteers will be visiting and thanking agencies across the Delmarva Peninsula, as citizens, businesses and civic organizations come togethe…

Gov. John Carney this week joined state correctional leaders to open the Department of Correction Intelligence Operations Center (IOC). The statewide facility, operated by the Special Operations Group within the Bureau of Prisons, positions the DOC with new resources to identify security thr…

The Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company serves a community surrounded by water — the Atlantic Ocean mere blocks to the east of its main firehouse, the Indian River Bay to the west, and canals and creeks in between.

The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) announced this week that Sussex Correctional Institution (SCI) Capt. Marvella Wise and James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC) Staff Lt. Jason Schaffer have been promoted to the rank of major at their respective facilities. Both promotions were…


Delaware State Police this week were investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred around 8:53 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31, on southbound DuPont Boulevard (Route 113) 0.4 miles south of McCabe Road. On Wednesday morning, DSP announced that the deceased man was 45-year-old Jerome Ayres Jr…

The Delaware Department of Correction this week released “Probation and Parole in Delaware: Focus on Success,” a document that highlights Delaware's “modern and dynamic probation system that leverages proven evidence-based practices and strategies to support reentry, improve compliance by pr…


Smoke and rain billow across Route 26 on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, as Millville Volunteer Fire Company responds to a vehicle fire in the Ocean View shopping center behind Papa John's. There were no reported injuries.


Delaware State Police have arrested 30-year-old Tevon Savage of Millsboro after he led police on a pursuit in Georgetown on Saturday, Aug. 8.

When the cookies were brought into the Selbyville Police Department — homemade Toll House, sugar wafers, brownies, Italian cookies, soft and iced — Lt. Michael Bruette of the SPD took a bite and nodded his approval.

The Delaware State Police this week arrested 50-year-old Christina Pilley of Laurel after she allegedly physically assaulted an acquaintance and displayed a weapon in an incident near Millsboro.


A 34-year-old Cambridge, Md., man was being held by Ocean View police on Wednesday morning, July 22, after a pre-dawn struggle with a South Bethany police officer he had led on a foot chase through a cemetery and allegedly threatened to shoot.


The Delaware State Police reported on Wednesday, July 22, that they had arrested 41-year-old Deshawn Hitchens and 36-year-old Keiyanda Hopkins, both of Millsboro, after a vehicle pursuit led to the discovery of suspected drugs.

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on July 9 arrested Richard Bunting, 20, of Frankford, and arrested two juveniles on July 13, and charged them with multiple deer poaching charges and with felony charges, following an investigation into a reported wildlife animal cruelty inc…

The Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate 52-year-old Mark Drummond of Lewes, who is wanted for Assault 2nd Degree and related charges.

On Monday, July 13, the Lord Baltimore Lions Club showed its appreciation by providing lunch to the sworn and civilian staff of the Ocean View Police Department. Mac’s Catering prepared the meal, and the Lord Baltimore Lions Club members gladly paid for it.

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The Delaware State Police are currently conducting an investigation in the 20000 block of Shell Station Rd., Frankford. At this time, they said, the incident is contained to a specific residence; however, as a precautionary measure, Shell Station Rd. is currently closed. Members of the publi…

The Millsboro Police Department has initiated a bike patrol, for increased visibility and more personal interaction with town residents.

The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice (SDARJ) will host a virtual town-hall meeting focusing on the law-enforcement system and the need for reform, on Tuesday, July 14, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.


The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit on June 29 announced that they believe a 66-year-old Virginia woman who has been missing since last seen at her second home in Salt Pond is deceased and may have been a victim of homicide — which police said they suspect was committed by her son, who h…

In its first in-person meeting in three months, the Millville Town Council opted overwhelmingly this week against hiring a consultant to help the Town examine options for its law-enforcement needs.

A Frankford Volunteer Fire Company employee has been “separated from employment” following the posting by that employee of a video on social media that fire company leaders characterized as “making light” of recent unrest throughout the nation regarding police brutality.

A peaceful rally in Millsboro, to take a stand against injustice, attracted about 90 people who raised signs, listened to speakers, applauded a singer’s passion, then marched around the block near the park.

The driver of a sport utility vehicle and its occupants were taken to the hospital after the vehicle struck a house in Oak Orchard on Tuesday, June 9, causing both the vehicle and the home to catch fire.

One would think that during a government-mandated “stay-at-home” order, they might see less activity on the police blotter. That was not the case for the Dagsboro Police Department during the past couple of months — namely March, April, and May.

Last week, the Dagsboro Police Department worked in conjunction with the Delaware State Police and neighboring Georgetown Police Department to arrest two suspects who were allegedly involved in a multi-state theft and forgery spree.