Raymond Ward, 28, was arrested in Magnolia.


Raymond Ward, the fourth suspect connected to the June 27 murder of Dequan Dukes, has been arrested.

Dover Police Department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said Ward was arrested Monday, July 10 by the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force with assistance from the Dover PD’s Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit, and the Delaware State Police.

Ward was found in a home in the 100 Block of Terry Drive, Magnolia, and arrested without incident. He was carrying a loaded .38 caliber handgun when taken into custody, Hoffman added.

Ward was wanted on charges of first-degree robbery and second-degree conspiracy; he also was charged with two counts of possession of a firearm/ammunition by a person prohibited and two counts of possession of a firearm/ammunition while being a fugitive while wanted for a felony.

Bond information was not available.


Officers with the Dover Police Department have arrested three people and are looking for a fourth in connection with a Tuesday night murder.

Lisa Wagaman, 30, of Dover, was arrested Wednesday, and Brett Scot, 25 of Dover and and Gregory Sellers, 23, of Dover, were taken into Thursday, department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

Officers still are looking for 28-year-old Raymond Ward of Wyoming, he said.

The four are connected to the murder of Dequan Dukes June 27 at the Pine Grove apartment complex.

During the investigation, it was discovered Scott, Sellers, Wagaman, and Ward conspired to rob Dukes while at the apartments. During the incident Dukes and Scott exchanged gunfire, resulting in Dukes’ death and Scott being shot multiple times. Sellers took Scott to Bayhealth Hospital - Kent Campus for treatment of his injuries shortly after the shooting. Further investigation led to the identification as Sellers, Wagaman, and Ward as participants in the robbery plan.

Scott is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree conspiracy and first-degree robbery. He is being held on a $302,500 cash bond.

Sellers and Wagaman are charged with single counts each of first-degree robbery and second-degree conspiracy. Both are being held on a $26,000 cash bond.

Ward is wanted on the same charges, Hoffman said.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on Raymond Ward's whereabouts is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302)-736-7111. Tips may be left anonymously.

Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333, online at tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD app.