Dover Police Log: Protesters and Reports of Suspicious Behavior

The following information was provided by the Dover Police Department. When an arrest is mentioned it does not indicate an arrest.

Wednesday, October 24

Protesters (10:21 a.m.) - A person came into the Police Station to file a complaint against some political protesters outside the Post Office. The reporting party was advised that the protesters were peaceful and exercising their First Amendment rights.

Disturbance (12:34 p.m.) - A caller from the Dover Cafe & Deli called and stated that there are protesters outside that are affecting business. The caller requested that an officer speak with them. An officer arrived and spoke with them, and they agreed to move away from the business.

Burglar Alarm (6:15 p.m.) - There was a general burglar alarm on Strawberry Hill St. Officers responded and the neighbor was there taking care of the dogs, so everything checked out okay.

Found Property (5:43 p.m.) - An officer was flagged down at the Mobil Gas Station. The person who flagged him down handed him an email and some exercise clothing that he had found. The officer contacted the person from the email, who called the people the email could've belonged to. When the correct person was found, they were contacted and came into the station to retrieve their items.

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Thursday, October 25

Animal Complaint (6:26 a.m.) - An Abbott Rd. resident complained that his neighbor's dog is barking. An officer responded and found that the dog was in the yard, but that the owner was taking it inside.

Suspicious Vehicle (1:52 p.m.) - A resident on Vallery Rd. called to report an unfamiliar vehicle in her neighbor's driveway. Officers found that the vehicle belonged to the housecleaner.

Found/Recovered Property (3:04 p.m.) - Highway personnel dropped off a bank card and credit card that they found by Channing Pond. Police contacted the owned and found out they had already canceled the card, so they earmarked it for destruction.

Suspicious Activity (8:26 p.m.) - A caller from Betsy Ln. reports that a silver "sporty" sedan is parked by the new lot and occupied by several youths. The reporting party states that this is the third time in two weeks that she has seen such activity. Officers checked the area, but no vehicle remained. The resident was spoken to, and extra checks were requested.


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