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Del. police seek Md. man

Authorities in Delaware nearly apprehended an 18-year-old man believed to have fired shots at a Maryland state trooper, but he was able to run away. Authorities had been looking for Wyatt A. Young of Hebron, Md., who allegedly fired at...

By the Associated Press  | November 29, 2010; 7:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Delaware, Maryland  
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50-lb. tortoise stolen in Delaware

Police in New Castle County, Del., are looking for a 50-pound tortoise stolen from a Wilmington-area store. The brown and tan African Sulcata Tortoise named Roger has roamed the Greenbank Aquarium store during business hours for the last 15 years,...

By Washington Post Editors  | September 14, 2010; 6:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Delaware, Offbeat  
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Arrest after Del. boy, 3, fires shotgun

Seaford police have arrested an 18-year-old woman after her 3-year-old son fired two shots from a .410 shotgun, which struck the roll-up door of a firehouse. Christy Smullen has been charged with discharging a weapon in the city limits, endangering...

By Washington Post Editors  | August 27, 2010; 7:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Delaware  
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Dog fends off woman's attacker in Del.

Dover police say a woman's dog scared off a would-be rapist in her apartment. The suspect was arrested later at his home. Police say the 18-year-old woman was in her apartment Tuesday about 2 p.m. when she heard a knock...

By Washington Post Editors  | August 25, 2010; 4:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Delaware  
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Drug charges on I-95 for area men

Delaware State Police say they seized about two pounds of marijuana from two Virginia men during a traffic stop on Interstate 95. Police say 18-year-old Christopher Harley of Centreville and 23-year-old Christopher Lancaster of Manassas were each charged with possession...

By Washington Post Editors  | August 5, 2010; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Delaware, Fairfax, Manassas, Narcotics  
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Del. poor box robber surrenders

Wilmington, Del., police say a man who stole donations for the poor from a priest preparing for Mass has surrendered. Forty-nine-year-old Eric Hubbard turned himself in to police on Thursday. Police say Hubbard robbed a priest on Sunday morning at...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 18, 2010; 7:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Delaware, Updates  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Man robs Del. church poor box, Washington Post Editors , June 15, 2010
Del. police watch beach routes, Washington Post Editors , June 14, 2010
Woman caught with pot in kids' toy bag: Police, Washington Post Editors , June 2, 2010
Delaware police catch robbery suspect in closet, Washington Post Editors , April 14, 2010
Delaware robbery suspect left wallet at crime scene, Washington Post Editors , April 7, 2010
Del. pediatrician charged with molestation pleads not guilty, Washington Post Editors , March 24, 2010
Delaware state police to ditch VHS, Washington Post Editors , March 23, 2010
New police chief for Delaware beach resort town, Washington Post Editors , March 22, 2010
Police investigating theft of rare rabbit in Delaware, Washington Post Editors , March 9, 2010
Delaware man threatens snow-shoveling neighbor with gun: Police, Washington Post Editors , February 9, 2010
Delaware police to flash fugitive info on I-95 billboard, Washington Post Editors , January 27, 2010
Lewes pediatrician accused of mass molestation, Tom Jackman , December 24, 2009
 
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