News Flash

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

Town Hall will be CLOSED Friday 02/20/15



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2015 TOWN ELECTION CANCELLED

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

The 2015 Town Election for the Town of Cheswold, Delaware has been cancelled.



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Kent County Levy Court presents Cheswold PD with Grant Check

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

On 11/26/14 Kent County Levy Court Commissioner at Large Terry L Pepper and 3rd District Commissioner Allan F Angle met with Town of Cheswold Mayor Donald F. Tinari and Chief of Police Christopher Workman to present them with a grant check in the amount of $5,295.00 to be used by the police department for equipment, overtime and any other necessities. The grant money was based on the departments assist to Delaware State Police in the counties jurisdiction. The Town of Cheswold and the Cheswold Police Department are very grateful for the funds which will go a long way in assisting us to provide services to the community and to purchase and maintain equipment required to perform our duties on a daily basis. We would like to thank Major Robert C Hawkins of the Delaware State Police for his work in this endeavor and the Commissioners of Kent County Levy Court for their […]



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Cheswold Police identify Laundromat Theft Suspect

Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015

After a lengthy investigation and numerous calls on the suspects identity, the Cheswold Police Department have identified Billy Joe Paitsel, a 45 yr old W/M from the Magnolia / Dover area as the suspect who entered Kwons Laundromat on July 17th at approx. 1500 hrs. and used a unknown tool to gain access to the change machine and remove approx. $1,400 in USC from the machine.     Officers were able to obtain surveillance footage of the suspect which was subsequently released to local news outlets. The Cheswold Police Departments received multiple calls identifying the suspect as Mr. Paitsel, even from as far away as Dawson County Georgia Sheriffs Office who supplied the department with photos of the suspect, including a tattoo on the suspects left hand which was not released.  Billy Joe Paitsel is current wanted by the Cheswold Police Department who holds a warrant for Theft Under $1500 and Conspiracy 3rd Degree. […]



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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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