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10 - CAPE GAZETYE,. Friday, Jan. 9 - Jan. 15, 2004 The Alerojumped the curb and stopped about a foot from the Police &amp; Fire Wrap-up edge of an approximately 20-foot- high drop-off to the bank of the canal. A front seat passenger, Rehoboth police Gregory Freeman, exited the car and fled. Police found him short- seeking alleged burglar ly thereafter hiding behind some Rehoboth Beach Police Depart- trees. A second passenger, a 17- merit is seeking public assistance year-old male, remained in the ve- in finding a burglar suspect. Det. hicle along with Frazier. Scott O'Bier said police believe Because Freeman, 25, of Bell- Richard M. Talbot, 18, with last town, was in possession of a pair known addresses in Milton and of scissors, he was not only cited Wilmington, may recently have for resisting arrest but also for taken temporary residence at a carrying a concealed dangerous Hickman Street home. O'Bier instrument. He was released on Said he also suspects Talbot was $500 unsecured bond, pending involved in a moped theft and an- further court action. other burglary in Rehoboth Beach Frazier, 22, was charged with in which a bicycle and a laptop two counts of first-degree reckless Computer were stolen, endangering, criminal mischief, O'Bier said police located Tal- resisting arrest, driving a vehicle bot shortly after 4 p.m., Jan. 4, without consent of the owner, hear a Hickman Street home. Tal- sding, three counts of failing bot eluded police during a foot to signal, disregarding the corn- chase. The Ocean View Police mand of,a police officer, no regis- Department K-9 unit also assisted tration card in possession, reck- in pursuing Talbot, but the K-9 .less driving, aggressive driving. lost the suspect's scent. '': 7. improper lane change, driving at i O'Bier said New Castle County said a trooper was operating radar inappropriate speeds, failure to Police Department has an active on Route 1 shortly before 9 p.m., " stop at a stop sign, no proof of in- warrant to arrest Talbot for unau- when he clocked a blue Oldsmo- surance, improper turning, im- thorized use of a motor vehicle, bile Alero traveling 61 mph in the proper lane change and driving and Delaware State Police Troop Southbound lane near Country while suspended. She was re- 7 has a pending warrant for anoth- Club Road. The trooper pulled leased on $4,950 secured bond, er incident. The Rehoboth war- behind the vehicle and activated" pending further courtaetioi, ii rant will contain numerous emergency equipment. .... ::i: harges. Oldham said the vehicle slowed Burglar targets . ! O'Bier is asking anyone who and pulled onto the right shoulder Dewey Beach home : 6ees Talbot to call 911 immediate- ....... without signaling, but then turned Dewey Beach Police Depart- iY" He is also asking anyone who has knowledge of his whereabouts back onto the road in front of traf- ment is investigating a burglary tic, also without signaling. The that was reported shortly after or who has sighted him some- vehicle continued southbound at noon, Jan. 2. An unknown sus- where to call the department at speeds exceeding 70 mph, said pect entered a Dagsworthy Street 227-2577. Oldham, then when it approached residence through a window and the overpass at the canal bridge, removed a TV and a stereo. Po- Woman charged after south of Bay Vista Road, it made lice are asking anyone with infor- an improper turn, without signal- marion to call 227-1110. high-speed chase ing, onto the exit ramp for Route : . • Wykesha Frazier of Rehoh lB. The vehicle continued down Beach was charged with 120of - the ramp at speeds exceeding  !' l!.O-. !: fenses after leading police .on a mph, said Otdham, and because of [. fOtln watch group high-speed chase Jan. 7. Cpl, Jeff the speed was unable to negotiate Community members from Oldham, state police spokesman, acutwe mad lost control. White House Beach are beginning a Neighborhood Watch program and are seeking volunteers. For Route 1 Weekly Accident Update information, contact Nancy Los- FOR WEEK OF DEC. 29. 2003 - JAN, 4. 2004 neck, association president, at 945-8454. DATE LOCATION TYPE 12/30/03 Rt. 1 and Sussex 274, north of Rehoboth 4 12/30/03 Rt. 1 and Rt. 24, north of Rehoboth 2 Police investigate 12/31/03 Rt. 1 and Kmart parkinglot 1  tf, ii;i-:: 12/31/03 Rt. 1 and Rt. 1A, westof Rehoboth 2 State troopers  invcstigaring 12/31/03 Rt. 1 and Robinson Sti south of y.. 9 a criminal mischief and thrffcom- 01101104 Rt. 1 and Rt. 1A, west of Rehoboth ":: i: " " 4 01/01/04 Rt. 1 and Rehoboth Outlets 3 parking lot " 3 plaint at CP Diver in Lewes. An 01/02/04 Rt. 1 and Rt. 24, north Of Rehoboth 4 unknown suspect broke the dri- 01/03/04 Rt. 1 and Sussex 283, north of Rehoboth 2 ver's side windows on some vehi- cles and removed radios between it 5 p.m., Dec. 29, and 7:30 a.m., !,®i! ii  :"""  .................... ' ............... : ................. : ....  .........  .......................    Iii!iiiiiii::ii::iii .............. % :::  Dec. 30. Police are asking anyone with information about the inci- ..... : ........  ,:' :-  ?"°i • jj: ............. - . dent to call 644-5020. Route 1 accident information provided by Delaware Star ,Police Troot 7 • Cape Region Driving I'ndcr the hlflucn('c RCl), Numbers: first DUI arrests second DUIs ihesi rr d; Dl'minors; for businesses burglarized Two Cape Region businesses Troopr, Lewes TroopS, BridgevUle. l.llny.[41U .', 7,0,47,22 16,5,4,13 : ::1;4,;14, were recently burglarized. The leop4,Corgetown l"roop3,eameen Tri2, " 'fmep;'ii; first incident was Jan. 1, when 9, 3,1,19 18,10,12, 8 9, 2, 0, 0 3, , 0, 0 someone stole a TV from the Red Mill Inn in Lewes. The next inci- |: "i ":'iii :?:i"' ;! "=:: ':::*".: ii  ! dent was Jan. 4, when someone  '×::: <:::::: :+:::: :::: :>:::::" =•!!i=....,.ili::>::\>:•:::::::=:: :::: iiii: "::::*:::::=::>::;:::-•: ii ii forced entry into Capitol Cleaners : > ..... . i, ....................... ii. ................................ i:ili i  :>::: ........ iiii!i:: currencyin RehobothfromBeachthe business.and removedpo_  .... lice are-asking anyone With infor- Arkansas police capture fugitive Myron Price Myron Price, whom Department of Correction (DOC) and police were seeking since Dec. 16, was captured in Benton, Ark., Jan. 6. "An Arkansas police officer noticed a car sitting on an off ramp of a highway," said Beth Welch, DOC chief of media relations. "After the driver paused for an extended period of time, the officer became suspicious. The officer, knowing a carmatching the description of the parked car had been stolen, attempted to pull the vehicle over. It sped off. Shortly after, the driver abandoned the vehicle and at- tempted to flee on foot. The officer chased him down and arrested him." Price was positively identified the afternoon of Jan. 7. The DOC is working with the Delaware Attorney Gener- al's Office to extradite Price to Delaware to faces charges related to his escape. The DOC is also continuing its investigation into how Price es- caped from the department's custody. Price escaped from a DOC Court and Trans- portation Unit that was transporting inmates from Sussex Correctional Institution to Superior Court in Kent County, Welch said officials aren't certain about the specific details of how .......... Price manipulated the hand and leg cuffs, b0t i /pR.I(IE: they believe he used a handmade impleilt t0!ptckth6 ircks while during the ride from Georgetown to Dover. Welch said Price then somehow kept the cuffs together so they appeared to be secure and not catch the guards' attention. When the van stopped at the courthouse, Price was able to quickly free him- self and scramble away from the van. He eluded guards, and offi- cials believe he made his way to a Dover church, where he changed from his prison-issued clothes to street clothes. Officials also sus- pect Price may have stolen a van from the church's vicinity. Price was serving an eight-year sentence for trafficking cocaine at the time of his escape..i  mation to call Troop 7 at 644- 5020 or Crime Stoppers at 800- TIP-3333. Local residences burglarized recently Two local residences were bur- •? wait a few minutes." The woman's acquaintance and another man were at her vehicle when she returned to it a short while later. They drove her to Bayhealth Medical Center-Mil- ford Memorial Hospital and left her there to be treated for her in- glarized Jan. 4. During the first jury She was treated for the gun- incident, someone kicked in the'. shotwound d lr released_ front door of a Loop Drivehome The suspect is described!as a in Pot-Nets. The invader, ran-i'btackalaaleinhis!ate , Hehas sacked dresser drawers before adark €omplexionandtlaickeye- fleeing from the home. The see- brows He is about 54feet-10- ond incident occurred at aR-' inches" tall, is of thin buildand blewood Drive home in Field- was wearing a brown T-shirt at the wood, when someone entered the home and removed property. Po- lice are asking anyone with infor- mation to call Troop 7 at 644- 5020 or Crime Stoppers at 800- TIP-3333. time of the crime. Police are ask- ing anyone with information about the case to call Det. Larry Corrigan at 856-5850, Ext. 219, or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333. DUIVictim's Tree Harrington woman wtth00 bulbs shot in Ellendale : Five:peon., i ijured in al- eori heS in Delaware from00i2g00 00#00Jan. 1. This Detectives from Delaware State Police Troop 4 are seeking public assistance to help identify and lo- cate the man who shot a 20-year- old Harrington woman shortly be- fore 2:30 a.m., Jan. 4. The victim was in the vicinity of Sussex 213 and Wild Cherry Street in Ellen- dale, where she had plans to meet an acquaintance, said Cpl. Jeff Oldham, state police spokesman. When she stopped her vehicle at a stop sign, a black male opened the driver's side door and started wrestling with her. "The victim was able to get away from the sus- pect and began running down the street," Oldham said. "As the vic- tim was fleeing, she was shot in the rear of her right shoulder. The " victimthen fell toe ground and brings the total number of people killed in impaired driving crashes since Thanksgiving to five and the number of people injured to 38. Therefore, five red light bulbsand 38 green ones were placed on the DUI Victim's Tree in DOver. Each red bulb on the tree repre- sents an alcohol-related fatality, and each green one an alcohol-re- lated injury in the state during the Safe Family Holiday campaign; whicliran through Jan. 1. In addition to the five alcohol- related fatalities during the 2002 Safe Family Holiday campaign, there were 103 alcohol-related in- juries. This is theprojecCs " sixth year. I ] I' .... , ' TTT FI" r]lnUlllllNllll]Nlllilllfnlllllrllll[i]i-!  i " n " lnnll'Trtn'nmnrailmtm'm:m'wtrnSrl,,r"T)