Dewey Beach Crime

Dewey Beach Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Case dismissed against Dewey man...

    Friday Oct 19 | via Cape Gazette 

    Dewey Beach Police surveillance camera captured Jeffrey Smith's tan Jeep, upper right, turning into the Dewey Annex parking lot. Surveillance video obtained through discovery showed Smith's Jeep entering and leaving the parking lot, but not the altercation in between.

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  • Charges Tossed Against Man Accused of Punching Del. ...

    Oct 2, 2018 | via WBOC-TV Salisbury 

    The charges against 34-year-old Gavin Coco were dismissed after the release of surveillance video that appeared to contradict accounts by local and state police. Coco was charged with offensive touching of a law enforcement officer after the Dewey Beach incident, in which a police horse stepped on his foot as a crowd gathered around police arresting a woman.

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  • Case dismissed against man accused of...

    Oct 1, 2018 | via Cape Gazette 

    Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement submitted to the media this photo and a news release about Gavin Coco's arrest May 29. Charges were dismissed Aug. 28 against a Philadelphia man arrested for offensive touching of a law enforcement officer in Dewey Beach May 27. A Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement news release May 29 stated Dewey Beach Police charged Gavin Coco, 23, of Arlington, Va., with offensive touching of a law enforcement officer when he struck a Delaware State Police Mounted Patrol Unit horse. However, Gavin Coco, 34, of Philadelphia, said police misidentification was one of many mistakes and falsehoods made by police and Delaware Department of Justice.

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