Sussex correctional officer faces receiving a bribe, other charges

GEORGETOWN – A correctional officer faces charges that include receiving a bribe while on the job at the Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown. Corey C. Davis, 47, of Delmar, was arrested June 6 following a joint investigation by the Department of Correction and Delaware State Police. Taken into custody at SCI, Davis was charged with […]

Seaford: Royal Python retrieved from engine compartment of vehicle

SEAFORD – City of Seaford police late Saturday were called upon for reptile duty. Shortly before midnight June 9, officers were dispatched to a gas station in the 22000 block of Sussex Highway for a report of a snake inside of a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found a Royal Python in the engine compartment area, […]

Flooding, water-covered roadways spur driving tips from state police

SUSSEX COUNTY – With today’s severe thunderstorms and localized flooding, Delaware State Police offer the following safety tips for operating a motor vehicle in a rain storm or on water-covered roadways. Drive a clean car in good condition When visibility is limited by wet weather, it’s important that your car itself doesn’t impede your sight. […]

Georgetown: Assault investigation leads to multiple arrests

GEORGETOWN – Town of Georgetown police made two arrests and are seeking a third suspect in the investigation of an assault that occurred June 5. On June 7, Georgetown police arrested Andrew Long Sr., 55, of Georgetown for assault second degree, robbery second degree, and conspiracy, Georgetown Police Department spokesman Det. Joey Melvin said. Long […]

State Police make arrest in multiple burglaries

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police on Tuesday arrested a Millsboro man in connection with multiple burglaries and other related offenses. Timothy R. Elliott Jr., 48, was discovered by K-9 hiding in a crawlspace of his residence in the 36000 block of Pine Drive in the Mariner’s Cove development, according to state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. […]

Georgetown man arrested for physically abusing 3-month-old daughter

GEORGETOWN –  Delaware State Police have arrested a 24-year-old Georgetown man after an investigation revealed he physically abused his 3-month old daughter. Eduar E. Guzman-Cruz was arrested Tuesday, June 5 at approximately 8:44 p.m. for child abuse first degree, recklessly/intentionally causes serious physical injury to a child, state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. […]

Traffic stop leads to assault on state trooper

SEAFORD – Delaware State Police arrested a 29-year-old Seaford man Tuesday after a traffic stop escalated into an assault on a state trooper. Brandon T. Showell faces numerous charges in connection with the incident that occurred about 5:24 p.m. June 5 on German Road after the trooper initiated a traffic stop on a 2202 Dodge […]

Millsboro police seek public’s assistance in identifying subjects

MILLSBORO – Town of Millsboro police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured subjects wanted for questioning in a sexual assault that occurred Thursday, May 31 at the Wawa convenience store. The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the subjects is asked to contact the […]

UPDATE: Two charged in assault of pregnant woman

SEAFORD – Two men have been arrested by city of Seaford police, stemming from a parking lot fight in which a pregnant woman was assaulted. Stephon Hammond, 23, of Greenwood, turned himself in to police Tuesday afternoon and was charged with assault second degree (pregnant female), conspiracy second and disorderly contact, Seaford Police Department spokesman […]

Passed out behind wheel, Millsboro woman faces drug charges

SEAFORD – A Millsboro woman faces drug and other charges after Seaford police found her passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle in a parking lot early Saturday morning. Tramaine Abbott, 40, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs, said […]