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POLICE ROUNDUP Sept. 1-7: Dover

Delaware News Desk

Man injured in shooting at Dover Park

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured a 26-year-old man the night of Sept. 6. 

Officers responded to Dover Park, 1210 White Oak Road, for reports of shots fired at 8:56 p.m. When they arrived, officers found the 26-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to his arm and leg.  An ambulance took him to Kent General Hospital for treatment. 

The investigation determined that there was a party at the park when the shooting happened, police said. A review of surveillance footage showed Devone Humphrey, 21, carrying a gun and then driving away in a gray Dodge Challenger. 

Police determined that several Delaware State University students were aand that it may have been an unsanctioned student party. 

Officers responded to the college campus and found the gray Dodge Challenger. Police found an AR-15 rifle on the rear floorboard and took Humphrey into custody without incident. Police also found a handgun under the driver's seat of the car. 

Based on the evidence found at the scene and surveillance footage, police do not believe that Humphrey was the suspect who shot the 26-year-old victim.  

Humphrey was released on his own recognizance on a single count of carrying a concealed deadly weapon. 

Anyone with information can call Dover police at 736-7130. Or call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333, text to 274637 (CRIMES) starting with the keyword “DSP” or use delawarecrimestoppersweb.com. Tips are anonymous.

Dover man arrested with gun, fentanyl

The Dover Police Department arrested Bashan McIvor, 19, on firearms and drug charges the night of Sept. 6.

Dover police and Delaware State Police Kent County G.T.F. stopped McIvor in the area of Kenton Road and Maple Dale Road around 11:48 p.m.

McIvor was wanted on several failure to appear and violation of probation capiases at the time of the stop. When McIvor was taken into custody, police found a loaded 9mm handgun in his waistband. He also had 26 bags of fentanyl and 1.3 grams of marijuana on him.

McIvor was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $56,500 secured bond, charged with three counts of possession of firearm/ammo by person prohibited, carry concealed deadly weapon, illegal gang participation, possession with intent to deliver fentanyl, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and local fugitive.

Armed robbery suspect arrested after evading police

Police arrested a Wilmington man Sept. 3 in connection to an armed robbery that happened at an ATM in Dover July 16.

The Dover Police Department, New Castle County SWAT and the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Mar-Ky Frederick, 19, in Wilmington without incident.

The robbery happened outside the Wells Fargo Bank, 100 N. Dupont Highway, around 2:40 a.m., when the suspect pointed a gun at a man withdrawing cash and demanded money, police said. After dropping his wallet, the victim ran off with money in his hand, and the suspect fired at least three shots at the victim. Police said no one was injured, but a nearby vehicle was hit.

Detectives identified Frederick as the suspect and tried to arrest him at a home on Collins Drive in Dover Aug. 21. Frederick ran off and eluded police at the time. Officers found the clothing that Frederick was wearing in the woods and found heroin and his identification information inside the clothes.

Frederick was also wanted by the Delaware State Police, New Castle County Police and on a violation of probation at the time of his arrest. In addition to the July 16 robbery, police charged Frederick with offenses related to vehicle thefts in Dover July 15.

Frederick was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $95,000 cash bond. The charges from Dover included robbery first degree, possession of firearm during commission of felony, three counts of possession of firearm/ammo by person prohibited, reckless endangering first degree, wearing a disguise during commission of felony, receiving stolen property, two counts of theft under $1,500, two counts of criminal trespass second degree, resisting arrest, possession of heroin, disorderly conduct and drug paraphernalia.

Shots fired at cars on Simon Circle

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that damaged three unoccupied vehicles on Simon Circle Sept. 3. 

Officers responded to the 300 block of Simon Circle for multiple reports of shots fired around 10:36 p.m. When they arrived, officers saw the damaged vehicles and several shell casings in the area. 

One witness told police that he saw a red Chevrolet Impala with several people inside of it going down the road and then someone fired multiple shots from the car. No further description of the car or its occupants was provided. No injuries were reported, police said. 

Anyone with information can call Dover police at 736-7130. Or call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333, text to 274637 (CRIMES) starting with the keyword “DSP” or use delawarecrimestoppersweb.com. Tips are anonymous.

Police seek three suspects on assault charges

Three suspects are wanted on assault and related charges after a fight broke out at a party in the 400 block of Collins Drive Sept. 1, Dover police said. 

Officers responded to a home in the area around 11:03 p.m. after receiving multiple 911 calls for a disorderly crowd. When they arrived, officers learned that there had been a party at a home on Collins Drive. 

During this party, a group of people tried to fight another party-goer, police said. This person contacted a female family member to pick her up from the party. When the family member arrived, the group surrounded the car, preventing it from leaving.

Then someone threw a brick through the rear window of the car. The family member got out of the car and was physically assaulted by three suspects, police said. 

The assault victim suffered injuries to her face and head area, and she was sprayed with pepper spray. While she was unable to see, the victim got into her car and drove off in fear for the safety of herself and the passenger, police said.

As she drove away, one of the assault victims was hit and got stuck underneath the car, causing her to be dragged for about 880 feet, police said. The driver then got out of the car and ran to a friend's home in the area and called 911, remaining on scene for police arrival.  

The assault suspect who was struck was conscious and alert when police arrived. She was taken to Kent General Hospital in stable condition. She refused to speak with police when contacted at the hospital.  

At this time, the driver is not being charged, police said. 

Three people from Magnolia, Alexsus Oliver, 20, Demika Demby, 48, and Unius Oliver, 18, are wanted on charges, including assault second degree, riot (disorderly conduct with two or more persons), conspiracy second degree, assault third degree and criminal mischief, police said.

These are compiled from police press releases. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.