Cheswold Police make arrest in Aug. 10th Lottery Ticket theft

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

TOWN OF CHESWOLD POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL NEWS RELEASE   With the help of surveillance cameras and the release of the photo by news outlets the Cheswold Police Department has made an arrest in the August 10th theft of lottery scratch off tickets, valued at approx. $314.00 (retail) from the Shore Stop on Main Street in Cheswold, DE.   On that date the suspect Ian H. Nadel, a 33 yr old W/M from Smyrna, DE entered the at approx. 2150 hrs and lingered in the store for about 10 minutes speaking on his cell phone near the front counter in the area of the lottery tickets.   A review of the surveillance footage showed the suspect remove a container of scratch off lottery tickets and exit the store. After conducting a investigation of the incident and securing surveillance footage the Cheswold Police requested the assistance of local news outlets to identify […]



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Cheswold Police Department /DEA Sponsoring National Take Back Day Sept. 27, 2014

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

NATIONAL TAKE BACK INITIATIVE IX September 27, 2014 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM On Saturday, September  27, 2014, from 10am to 2pm, DEA will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets.  A National Take-Back day will provide a unified opportunity for the public to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement officers for destruction.  This one-day effort will bring national focus to the issue of pharmaceutical controlled substance abuse.  The program also provides an opportunity for law enforcement, prevention, treatment and the business community to collaborate and establish a safe collection site for all Americans, regardless of where they reside. The Cheswold Police Department will once again be participating in this endeavor and will be a collection site for this falls Take Back Day. Collections will be […]



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Online Payments

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

DONT WAIT TAKE ADVANTAGE We are now accepting ONLINE tax PAYMENTS You NO LONGER have to leave your home, it’s that EASY!!! Just HIT the PAY YOUR TAXES ONLINE tab on the bottom left side on the front screen!!!



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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

We are looking for VOLUNTEERS to HELP  within our COMMUNITY! We realize everyone has different schedules & skills! If you would LOVE to VOLUNTEER in your spare time, PLEASE stop in to see us at the TOWN HALL or EMAIL us at cheswoldoffice@comcast.net.  Administration (answering phones, filing, greeting customers, etc.) Public Works (cleaning up the community, etc.)      



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Cheswold Police Bike Patrol is Rolling

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

If you happen to see a couple officers riding by on bikes don’t be alarmed. With the help of State SALLE and Violent Crimes Grant the Cheswold Police Department has purchased two police bicycles and uniforms to begin the Cheswold Police Departments NEW Bike Patrol Unit. Chief Workman and PFC Louis Simms took the bikes out on their inaugural patrol on Monday, July 7th. “The visibility of an officer on a bicycle cannot be matched. With this visibility also comes an increase in human contact with the community. In fact, it is much like the old “Beat Officers” who used to walk the streets. They knew people by name and had a good feel for the neighborhoods at a personal level. On a bicycle, an officer is much more approachable than in a car and can help in building new contacts and trust from the citizens. This allows officers to […]



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Dover man arrested after incident in Cheswold and fighting with Police

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

ON MAY 2ND, 2014 @ APPROX 2230 CHESWOLD POLICE AND DSP TROOPERS WERE DISPATCHED FOR A COMPLAINT AT THE SHORE STOP LOCATED AT 761 MAIN STREET FOR A REPORT OF A FIGHT OUT , DSP ON LOCATION.   UPON ARRIVAL OFFICERS WERE ADVISED BY THE VICTIM, THAT THREE SUSPECTS, WHO WERE DRIVING WHITE PLYMOUTH NEON, WITH A DELAWARE REGISTRATION NUMBER HAD STOLEN HIS SONS SKATEBOARD FROM THE SIDEWALK AREA ACROSS FROM HIS RESIDENCE ON NEW ROAD. WHEN HE CONFRONTED THE THREE SUSPECTS AT THE SHORE STOP IN CHESWOLD THEY STATED THAT THEY DID NOT STEAL ANYTHING AND REFUSED TO GIVE HIM THE SKATEBOARD.   THE VICTIM STATED THAT HE BLOCKED THE VEHICLE IN TO AWAIT POLICE AND THE SUSPECTS BEGAN SPITTING AND BANGING ON HIS WINDOWS. BEFORE THE DRIVER PUT HIS VEHICLE IN REVERSE AND STRUCK HIS VEHICLE. WHE HE ATTEMPTED TO RAM HIS VEHICLE A SECOND TIME THE VICTIM MOVED […]



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Tip leads to arrest of Felony Fugitive

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

On April 9, 2014 Chief Christopher Workman received a tip that was sent to DELJIS regarding a suspect wanted by the Cheswold Police Department since July 6th, 2009 for Rape first degree caused injury and Unlawful Imprisonment First Degree. The tip stated that OLGUENS VOLCY ( an alias of fugitive Olgven Voley) who has been wanted by the Cheswold Police Department was currently residing at an address in Irvington, NJ. Cheswold Police made contact with the US Marshalls office in New Jersey who were able to locate and arrest Mr. Voley, who is currently in custody and awaiting extradition to Delaware to be charged in this case. On July 4th, 2009 Mr Voley allegedly took a female companion to his residence following a church service. While attempting to coax the victim to his room he allegedly forcibly pushed and pulled her up a flite of steps and into his room. […]



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Alarm Ordinance Passed in Town of Cheswold to curb false alarm responses

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

On April 7, 2014 the Town of Cheswold Mayor and Council unanimously passed Ordinance 03-24-14-016 Alarms and Security Systems proposed by the Chief of Police. The purpose of this ordinance is to protect, preserve and promote the health, safety, welfare, peace and quiet for the citizens of the Town of Cheswold through the reduction of false alarms in the Town of Cheswold. The intent of this Ordinance is to establish standards which will eliminate and reduce unnecessary alarms which require the response of the Town of Cheswold Police Department to preserve the life and property of the residents, homes and businesses within the   entire corporate limits of the Town of Cheswold, Kent County – State of Delaware. Since the beginning of 2014 we have received more calls for false alarms then all of last year. Residents and businesses that have alarm systems will be given sixty (60) days to register their alarm […]



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Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Planning Commission Meeting Held on Thursday April 10th has been CANCELLED



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Public Notice of Public Hearing

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

By resolution duly adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Cheswold on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, notice is hereby given to property owners and residents of the Town of the proposal to pass two, (2), applications for Re-Zoning and one, (1), Town of Cheswold Ordinance affecting surcharges for new building construction permits. For more information: Public Notice of Public Hearing-Rezoning & Ordinance



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