POLICE BLOTTER


Delaware police report:

• A resident on West William Street reported Wednesday morning that someone had spray painted a politically charged message on the side of their home. Police report that while they were investigating the area they found other politically charged messages spray painted on two nearby utility boxes.

• The school resource officer at Delaware Hayes High School had to break up a fight Wednesday morning. After breaking up the fight, the resource officer learned the fight involved an allegation of sexual assault and began an investigation; both investigations are ongoing.

• A racially charged message was written on playground equipment at Carlisle Elementary School overnight Tuesday. The messages were written in permanent marker on plastic equipment and could not be removed without damaging it. An obscene message about pornography was found on another piece of equipment.