Troopers arrest suspect on weapons, drug charges in Milford

MILFORD – The Delaware State Police Sussex Governor’s Task Force (GTF) with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals, Sussex Drug Unit, the Milford Police Department, and Delaware State Police Aviation Unit arrest a suspect on multiple weapon and drug charges. On Friday, March 9, at approximately 11:20 a.m., members of the Sussex GTF responded to […]

Harrington officers armed with body cameras

HARRINGTON — Some police officers in Harrington will now equipped with body cameras thanks to a grant, according to their Chief of Police Norman Barlow. The grant covered the cost of several body cameras, a docking station, software and training through CoBan Technologies, a total of about $11,000. “We’ve been wanting to implement them for […]

Chief Brown promotes Milford officers

Milford Chief of Police Kenneth Brown promoted Corporals Theresa Bloodsworth and Kirk Marino to the rank of Senior Corporal during a ceremony held at Milford Police Department. The rank of senior corporal was created and added to the rank structure in 2016; however, this is the first time an officer has been promoted to this […]

Arrest in Harrington causes social media stir

HARRINGTON – An arrest early Sunday morning caused a flurry of comments on social media after an officer was seen on video punching a Maryland man while arresting him. Officers from the Harrington Police Department arrested 42-year-old Jermaine L. Newcomb of Hurlock after they were called to the Harrington Raceway and Casino at approximately 12:39 […]

Elks honor local first responders during event

MILFORD — The Elks in Milford took a different approach to Valentine’s Day this year. With love in the air, local Elks members gathered Friday night for a sweetheart’s dinner and the recognition of two first responders. “We have never done this before and if we have it’s been years and years,” Cyndee Sammons began. […]

Gold alert issued for Milford woman

Milford – The Delaware State Police is issuing a Gold Alert for Ruth Benton of Milford who was last seen on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Ruth was last observed on Wednesday February 7, 2018 at approximately 1:00 p.m. at her residence in Milford. Ruth is 5’03” tall, 130 lbs., with gray hair and brown eyes. […]

Gold alert issued for Milford woman

Milford – The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for Dalphine E. Watson   of Milford who was last heard from on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at approximately 7:00 a.m. Dalphine is 5’09” tall, 102 lbs., and was last seen wearing a grey sweat suit, tennis shoes, and a black puffy jacket.  Dalphine is […]

Milford residents arrested after heroin seized in drug investigation

MILFORD – Three Milford residents were taken into custody Jan. 10 at approximately 6 a.m. when officers assigned to the Milford Police Department’s Special Operations Group executed a search warrant at an apartment at 10 Northwest Front. Street along Rt. 14, according to Sgt. Robert Masten. This search warrant concluded a one-month investigation by the […]

Active-shooter training offered to churches, leadership

HARRINGTON — Harrington Police Chief Norman Barlow hopes safety is on the minds of area church members after hearing of numerous shootings in churches across the globe last year. Although no such shootings have been reported in the nearby areas, he said it’s better to be safe than sorry. “I don’t want to make people […]

Christmastime fires leave one dead, seven injured

MILFORD and LINCOLN — Two fires just after Christmas left one dead, seven injured and at least three homes destroyed in the area last week. The first sent alarms up shortly after 7 p.m. on Christmas night just steps away from the coastline in Slaughter Beach in the 300 block of Bay Drive. First responders […]