Latest Police News for November 2013

  • Police Investigate a Shooting

    Posted on 11/30/2013 22:28 PM

    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 800 block of South Justison Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Identify Homicide Victim

    Posted on 11/29/2013 14:20 PM

    Police continue to investigate a shooting that occurred in the 4200 block of North Market Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Robbery Suspect Arrested After Chase

    Posted on 11/29/2013 08:33 AM

    Police tracked and apprehended an 18 year old Wilmington man after he committed an armed robbery on Wednesday evening.

  • Market Street Reopened, Investigation Continues

    Posted on 11/29/2013 08:08 AM

    Police continue to investigate a shooting that occurred in the 4200 block of North Market Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Roads Closed as Police Investigate a Homicide

    Posted on 11/29/2013 05:33 AM

    The 4000 through 4200 blocks of North Market Street are closed as police investigate a homicide. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Shooting Victim Succumbs to Injuries

    Posted on 11/27/2013 09:03 AM

    Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 200 block of East 22nd Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate a Robbery

    Posted on 11/26/2013 20:01 PM

    Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate a Robbery

    Posted on 11/26/2013 19:56 PM

    Police are investigating a cell phone robbery that occurred in the 100 block of North Lincoln Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate an Armed Robbery

    Posted on 11/26/2013 19:47 PM

    Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the 1000 block of Washington Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate a Shooting

    Posted on 11/26/2013 19:20 PM

    Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of East 22nd Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Search for Driver in Hit and Run Accident, Pedestrian Struck

    Posted on 11/26/2013 17:59 PM

    Police are investigating a hit and run accident in the 900 block of North Orange Street left a pedestrian in serious condition. Anyone with information should call Corporal Tavis Miller at (302) 654-5151.

  • Owner Apprehends Thief Stealing from Vehicle

    Posted on 11/26/2013 17:22 PM

    A 14 year old Wilmington male was charged with robbery and assault after he was caught stealing from a car by the owner.

  • Convicted Felon Arrested with Handgun

    Posted on 11/26/2013 11:58 AM

    A convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm was arrested after a foot chase Saturday afternoon.

  • Prohibited Felon Arrested with Handgun

    Posted on 11/25/2013 11:21 AM

    A convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm was arrested with a handgun after officers stopped him for riding a bicycle at night without a headlight.

  • Police Investigate a Robbery

    Posted on 11/22/2013 13:34 PM

    Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 100 block of Towne Estates Drive. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Chief Dunning Issues Statement Regarding the Shooting of a Delaware State Trooper

    Posted on 11/21/2013 16:35 PM

    "Our officers will continue to selflessly make sacrifices, fight crime, and put their lives on the line to make Wilmington the city we all know it can be."

  • Police Seeks Public's Assistance Identifying Fleeing Vehicle

    Posted on 11/21/2013 12:01 PM

    Wilmington police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying the vehicle that fled from the scene in which man was critically injured November 14 in a crash on Delaware Avenue.

  • Juveniles Suspected in Cell Phone Robbery

    Posted on 11/19/2013 21:23 PM

    Police are investigating a cell phone robbery that occurred in the 1600 block of West 4th Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate Nail Salon Robbery

    Posted on 11/19/2013 20:42 PM

    Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Nail and Beauty Doctor Salon. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Probationer Arrested with Firearm

    Posted on 11/19/2013 17:10 PM

    A probationer prohibited from possessing a firearm was arrested following a traffic stop in Wilmington.

  • Police Find Loaded Assault Rifle on City Street

    Posted on 11/18/2013 20:45 PM

    Police ask the public's assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Probationer Leads Police on Vehicle Pursuit

    Posted on 11/15/2013 20:43 PM

    Members of the Uniformed Services Division arrested Antonio L. Cottingham, after he led them on a car chase to his residence.

  • Police Investigate Robbery

    Posted on 11/15/2013 17:03 PM

    Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 800 block of Kirkwood Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate Robbery

    Posted on 11/15/2013 17:00 PM

    Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 1100 block of King Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Observe Increase in Cell Phone Robberies, Provide Safety Tips

    Posted on 11/15/2013 16:24 PM

    The Wilmington Police Department reminds the public that there are simple actions people can take to proactively protect themselves.

  • Police Investigate Crash Involving School Bus

    Posted on 11/15/2013 10:57 AM

    The cause of the accident remains under investigation and no citations have been issued.

  • Traffic Advisory: Pavement Replacement Project Will Begin on Route 2/South Union Street

    Posted on 11/14/2013 15:57 PM

    The estimated project completion date is mid-December 2014, pending weather.

  • Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash on Delaware Avenue

    Posted on 11/14/2013 13:06 PM

    Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Pedestrian Stop Leads to Gun Arrest

    Posted on 11/14/2013 08:00 AM

    During a pedestrian stop uniformed officers arrested Sean Tyler for illegally possessing a firearm.

  • Police Investigate Robbery

    Posted on 11/12/2013 17:19 PM

    Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in 2900 block of North Tatnall Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate Robbery

    Posted on 11/12/2013 17:06 PM

    Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in 900 block of East 16th Street. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate Crash Involving St. Francis Ambulance

    Posted on 11/12/2013 14:55 PM

    The ambulance operator and Emergency Medical Technician were not injured and there were no patients on board at the time of the collision.

  • Community Tip Leads to Drug Arrest

    Posted on 11/11/2013 14:46 PM

    A tip from concerned citizens helped direct officers to a drug dealer conducting street level drug sales in West Center City.

  • Police Investigate a Shooting

    Posted on 11/11/2013 14:14 PM

    The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Convicted Felon Arrested with a Shotgun

    Posted on 11/11/2013 11:09 AM

    A convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm was charged with possessing a shotgun after officers responded to his residence for 911 calls reporting shots fired.

  • Possible Burglary Trend Noted in Browntown and South Broom Street Area

    Posted on 11/08/2013 20:46 PM

    To report suspicious subjects or activities call the WPD Non-emergency telephone number at (302) 654-5151 or 911.

  • Wilmington Police Department Support 11th Annual Domestic Violence Prevention Forum

    Posted on 11/08/2013 10:45 AM

    The Wilmington Police Department combats the harmful effects of domestic violence through the Child Development - Community Policing (CDCP) Program.

  • Man Arrested for Attempted Carjacking

    Posted on 11/07/2013 15:26 PM

    A Dover man was arrested after repeatedly attempting to carjack a vehicle.

  • Police Investigate Armed Robbery

    Posted on 11/06/2013 15:16 PM

    The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Community Assists Police in Locating a Firearm After a Foot Chase

    Posted on 11/05/2013 22:36 PM

    Helpful members of the Wilmington community assisted officers in locating a firearm that a suspect attempted to hide as he fled from police.

  • Officer Injured in House Fire

    Posted on 11/05/2013 21:11 PM

    A Wilmington police officer was treated at Wilmington Hospital tonight for smoke inhalation after entering a burning building to search for a missing child.

  • Police Investigate a Shooting

    Posted on 11/04/2013 23:19 PM

    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Taylor and Bennett Streets. Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Armed Probationer Arrested After Foot Chase

    Posted on 11/01/2013 11:00 AM

    A probationer was arrested with a handgun after a foot chase.