POLICE BLOTTER


Delaware police report:

A man was begging for money at Wal-Mart Friday afternoon. Police said he had a sign asking for money. The man had been warned on five separate occasions about begging, officers said. He was issued a citation for begging.

A man said his 10-year-old son was slapped by an acquaintance two years ago. The man brought the son to the lobby of the police department Friday night and said an acquaintance of his ex-wife slapped his son. A report was taken and the investigation was forwarded to the Delaware Municipal prosecutor’s office.

A man was walking in the road at the intersection of U.S. 23 and Pennsylvania Avenue Saturday night. A passer-by called police. The man was found to be “extremely intoxicated” and said that he was not trying to harm himself by walking in the road. Police said the man was unable to care for himself and they arrested him. He was transported to the city jail and later released to a sober party. He was issued a summons for disorderly conduct while intoxicated.

A man was standing outside Tim Horton’s on West William Street Monday at 12:10 a.m. Police said the man was intoxicated. He told officers he was waiting for the business to reopen — at 6 a.m. The man was unable to care for himself, officers said, and he was taken to the city jail and held until sober. He was issued a summons for disorderly conduct while intoxicated.