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The primary objectives of the Rehoboth Beach Police Department are to preserve life and property, enforce all federal, state, and local laws in an impartial manner, and maintain a safe and peaceful environment for the residents and guests of the city.

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware is dubbed the "Nation's Summer Capital" due to the large influx of tourists from the Washington, DC area.   The Rehoboth Beach Police Department currently employs 17 full-time police officers and 9 full-time dispatchers. We also employ seasonal police officers to augment our full-time staff during the busy tourist season.

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Rehoboth Beach, Del. Gregg Mongone, 44, of Wilmington, Del. was arrested Sunday night for offensive touching when he grabbed the buttocks of another man on Baltimore Avenue.

Around 10:30 pm, officers were called to Baltimore Avenue near the intersection of First Street where the victim, a 34 year old man from Millsboro, Del. alleged that Mongone grabbed his buttocks.  During their investigation, officers witnessed Mongone dispose of an object in a nearby flower bed.  Officers recovered the object, which was a vial that contained a liquid suspected of being a designer drug.

Mongone was charged with tampering with physical evidence - evidence suppression which is a felony.  He was charged with possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, offensive touching, and disorderly conduct which are all misdemeanors.

Mongone was committed to Sussex Correction Institution in default of $1,250.00 secured bail.  

August 7th, 2019

Rehoboth Beach, Del. With the assistance of the community, both suspects in this case have been positively identified. The suspects are juveniles, a 16 year old from Rehoboth Beach and a 15 year old from Lewes. The Rehoboth Beach Police Department has obtained warrants for both suspects, each being...

August 4th, 2019

Rehoboth Beach, Del. On July 30, 2019 just before midnight, Suspect 1, removed an unsecured bicycle from a bicycle rack on the Boardwalk in the area of Wilmington Avenue. He is a white male, approximately 5’10” to 6’0” tall, brown hair, and is between 16 and 19 years old. He was accompanied by a...