POLICE BLOTTER


Delaware police report:

A tomahawk was stolen from a vehicle while it was parked on Timbersmith Drive Friday just after 4:19 a.m. A suspect was spotted fleeing the scene, but was unable to be located. The investigation inactive, pending more information.

Officers were summoned to a home reportedly being broken into on Durham Lane Sunday night. Police arrived and located a man nearby. During a pat-down search, a hypodermic needle was found in the man’s possession. He was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments and released.

A 25-year-old male was issued a summons for a theft charge after he was caught trying to steal beer from Certified Oil on East William Street Sunday afternoon.

A $200 Halloween decoration was stolen from a home on West Winter Street overnight Thursday.