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10 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24- MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010 NEWS Cape Gazette Police & Fire Wra Unusual burglary mystifies investigators State police investigators be- lieve a forklift would have been needed in a burglary that oc- curred sometime between Sept. 3 and Sept. 13, at a rental property on the 19000 block of Route 1. Cpl. Bruce Harris, statepolice spokesman, said the victim was storing seven commercial com- pressors and two air-condition- ing units at the back of the prop- erty, The equipment had an esti- mated value of $7,500. Harris said the property was so large and heav none of it could have been moved without a forklift. In a similar type of crime, someone removed a heating, ventilation and air-conditiouing unit from a business unit in Ped- dlers xrfllage. The $800 unit was removed from behind a vacant store sometime between Sept. 8 and Sept. 15. Police asking anyone with information about either case to call Det. J.S. Evans at 856-5850, Ext. 214, or Det. Scott Gray at Ext. 227. Construction materials disappear from site State police detectives are in- vestigating a construction-relat- ed burglary that occurred be- tween Sept. 15 and Sept. 16, at a work site on River's Edge Road in Stonewater Creek, Millsboro. Cpl. Bruce Harris, state police spokesman, said someone stole 259 aluminum concrete forms that have a value of $51,800. Po- lice believe the suspect likely took them all at once and would have needed a large vehicle to have done so. Police are asking anyone with information about either case to call Det. ].S. Evans at 856-5850, Ext. 214, or Det. Scott Gray at Ext. 227. Lewes man charged after ramming cruiser State police arrested a Lewes man Monday, Sept. 20, after he allegedly rammed a state police patrol car. Cpl. Bruce Harris, state police spokesman, stated in a press release that the Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Task Force, Governor's Task Force and Drug Enforce- ment Admin- Phillip L. Brewer istration were conducting a drug investigation when at ap- proximately 3:10 p.m., officers at- tempted to stop a 1998 silver BMW in the parking lot at Sears in Seaford. As the troopers approached the rear of the BMW and identi- fied themselves as police offi- cers, the operator of the BMW - Phillip L. Brewer - placed his car in reverse and drove into the front end of a police vehicle. Harris stated Brewer then fled, striking a second police vehicle along the way. As Brewer was fleeing, troopers saw him throw something from the window of his BMW. Police later recovered the items that were subsequently identified as 25 grams of marijua- na and 5 grams of crack cocaine. MAN SUSTAINS CRITICAL INJURIES INROUTE 1 CRASH RON MACARTHUR PHOTOS THE DELAWARE STATE POIJCE Collision Recomtructk~ Unit is investi- gating a crash in which a 76-ye~%o/d Milton man was seriously injured. Cpl. Jeffrey Hale, state police ~, stated in a pre~release that Raymond Edwards was driving a 2002 CIMwolet S-10 ~ truck westbound on Tulip Lane at about 3 p.m., Friday, Sept 17, near St. Jude the Al~ostle Catho ic ChurchonRo~el. Matthew W, Smith, 35, of L~ was d~ing a 2009 Toyota Tacoma north- bound on Route 1.. Ha~ ~ltat for a~:anlmown m;ason Edwards failed to de was imable to emdethetn~and sb~tit Edwards' truck is sltown on the ft. ica!,Center, where he was adm~ed/m ~.j~0mClit'm~n for fmctumddl~ a Brewer continued onto Routte 13 southbound, disregarding red traffic lights at two intersections, stated Harris. Brewer next turned onto Pine Drive, off O'Neal's Road in Seaford, at which point he fled from his ve- hicle. As Brewer was running away, police saw him again dis- card something. Troopers later found approximately 29 grams of crack cocaine where the item had fallen. Following a short foot pursuit, troopers apprehended Brewer and arrested him on drug- and driving-related offenses. Brewer, 29, was charged with trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to' deliver marijuana, maintaining a vehicle for keep- ing controlled substances, resist- ing arrest, tampering with physi- cal evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while sus- pended, reckless driving and two counts of failure to stop at a red light. He was remanded to Sus- sex Correctional Institution in default of $274,000 cash bond. Capitol police arrest Rehoboth man Delaware Capitol Police ar- rested Eduard Adam, 27, of Re- hoboth Beach, for second-degree forgery. Adam was taken into custody at the Division of Motor Vehicles in Georgetown Tues- da3/, Sept. 27, after presenting a medical form for window tinting to a division technician. The document contained a sig- nature, but when officials checked with the physician whose name appeared on the per, the doctor said he had not signed the document. Adam was released on unsecured bond. Teenager accosted in Canal Corkran A 16-year-old Rehoboth Beach male was assaulted at approxi- mately 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17, while he was in his car waiting for a friend. Cpl. Bruce Harris, state police spokesman, said the thin, black male who approached the teen in the car was between 6-feet-2-inches and 6-feet-3-inch- es tall and weighed between 160 and 170 pounds. The suspect punched the victim in the face, then snatched the victim's iPod before he fled on foot. The iPod was valued at approximately $400. Police are asking anyone with information to call Sgt. Bri- an Conlin at 856-5850, Ext. 218. Six injured in Millsboro DUl-related crash State police arrested Roland G. Young Jr. Saturday, Sept, 18, after a crash that left six people in- jured. According to a press re- lease from Cpl. Jeffrey Hale, state police spokesman, Young was operating a Cadillac Escalade on School Lane in Long Neck at ap- proximately 6 p.m., when for an unknown reason the vehicle left the roadway and drove onto a private lawn. The Cadillac then struck a utility pole. Hale stated there were five other people in the vehicle at the time: a 44-year-old Millsboro fe- male, an 11-year-old Millsboro male, a 63-year-old Alexandria, Va. woman, a 15-year-old Mills- boro male and another male, whose age and hometown were not available at press time. The first four people listed were all transported to Beebe Medical Center with various injuries, none of which were life threaten- ml:i m= Fro: of S ber 19,Z010 9/13/10 9/14/10 9/15/10 9/15/10 9/15/10 9/16/10 9/16/10 9/17/10 9/17/10 9/18/10 9/18/10 9/19/10 Route I northbourkd and EagleCrest Rd. Route 1 southbound and Eagle Crest Rd. Route 1 southbound and Dartmouth Dr. Route I nortM , und and Miller Rd.- Route 1 southbound andOId Bay Rd. Route 1 southbound and Martins Rd. Route 1 southbound and Broaclkill Rd. Route 1 northbound and Tulip Dr. Route 1 northbound and Broadkill Rd. Route 1 southbound and Hudson Rd. Route 1 southbound and Midway Outlets Route 1 northbound and Tulip Dr. Type 5 2 2 7 5 4 2 5 2 4 3 2 ~ - erie p~pmy damaeeove ~500 2 - ~ dmge owr~O0 4, Property ~ under ~500 5- l~tinju~ 6-~in~Jry 7 - I-lit and nm personaJ injury 8- Hit and mn ~er $1.500 9 - Hit and rununder ~1,500 10 - Fatal CZ-~zme "-Caused b~ DU~ Numbers: first, DUI arrests; second,.DUIs in crashes; third, seat beltarrests; fourth, seat belt assessments Troop Z s, Troop % Lewes BridgevillePenny Hill 11, 3, 12, 11 11; I, 15, 10 5, 2, 14, 3 Tro 4, '[li q . 'rroi 2, Georgetown Camden Glasgow 1, (3, 15, 10 6, 3, 19, 34, 4, 13, 19 Roiate I acddent information provided by Delaware Sta~ Police Troop 7 PricE's Corner 6,2,12,9 Irmp , Odessa 3,1,16,4 X ing. The other male subject was transported by helicopter to .Christiana Hospital, where he was treated and admitted with broken legs. Young was admit- ted to Beebe for injuries to his face and head area. Hale said troopers arrested Young, 54, of Millsboro, Sunday, Sept. 19. He was charged with two counts of first-degree vehic- ular assault, three counts of sec- ond-degree vehicular assault, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, DUI, no proof of insurance and failure to obey a traffic-control device. He was remanded to Sussex Correction- al Institution in default of $9,100, pending further court action. DNREC reports busy summer season Delaware Department of Nat- urai Resources and Environmen- tal Control Division of Fish and Wildlife enforcement agents had a busy summer season that in- cluded 15 search-and-rescue op- erations and 24 rescues that saved lives, according to recently released statistics. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, agents made arrests for a variety of vio- lations of Delaware fishing, hunt- ing and boating laws, including nine arrests for boating under the influence and 378 arrests for other boating violations, 366 fishing violations, 177 crabbing violations, 13 clamming viola- tions, six hunting violations, nine arrests for illegal dumping on a wildlife area and 13 arrests for other wildlife-area violations, in- cluding entering after hours. Other criminal arrests includ- ed 14 arrests for drugs, four for disorderly conduct, three for re- sisting arrest, 15 for traffic viola- tions, two for endangering the welfare of a child, and one arrest each for reckless endangering and offensive touching. Overall, during the summer of 2010, Delaware Fish and Wildlife agents made 35,528 contacts with the public, including 5,949 vessel boardings, and they worked a to- tal of 2,954 hours on marine pa- trol. They also responded to 19 boat accidents, including two fa- talities. WEEKLY STATISTICS Delaware State Police Troop 7 Complaints 363 Traffic Arrests 360 Criminal Arrests 53 Complaints 148 Traffic Arrests 18 Criminal Arrests 3 DUI Arrests 2 Civil Complaints 8 Bicycle Violations 1 Fugitives Appreltended 1 tm= r Complaints 22 Traffic Arrests 4 Criminal Arrests 2 Domestic Arrests 2