Beginning today, state and municipal police officers in Delaware will be cracking down on drivers who talk or text on their handheld cellphones while driving. The “Phone in One Hand. Ticket in the Other” driving campaign aims to reduce distracted driving, said Alison Kirk, spokeswoman for the state Office of Highway Safety.
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A car stop Friday night in Smryna lead to the arrests of two men on drug charges, police said today. Homer D. Cooper IV, 20, of Washington Place in Dover, and 21-year-old Bremonte R. Palmer, of Cherry Drive in Magnolia, were each charged with possession of cocaine, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, Lt. Norman Wood said.
A Dover man was arrested Saturday morning on heroin charges after leading state police on a vehicle chase near Dover, police say. Terrance A. Oliver, 29, was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, tampering with physical evidence, criminal impersonation, disregarding a police officer’s signal, resisting arrest, driving while suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia, and 19 assorted other traffic offenses, said Master Cpl. Gary Fournier.
Two men have been charged after being involved in a fraudulent prescription incident, Middletown police said today. It happened Tuesday at about 6:10 p.m. at the Rite Aid at 455 W. Main St. Middletown police were sent to the business on a report of a person passing a forged prescription to the pharmacy.
Dover, Del. — State Police are investigating the robbery of a South Dover liquor store that occurred yesterday evening. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. as two suspects, one armed with a handgun, entered the Airport Discount Liquors located at 1148 South Bay Road.
A 25-year-old Dover man has been arrested in connection with a string of burglaries on the city’s west side, police said today. Capt. Tim Stump said an investigation linked Daniel Monsalve to a burglary in the 1400 block of S. Farmview Drive, three burglaries at Ruben Trucking at 1575 McKee Road and a burglary in the 300 block of Northdown Drive in the Village of Westover.