Latest Police Updates

May 20th, 2019

Michelle Villa, 21, of Wilmington, Del. was arrested Sunday evening (05/19/19) for felony assault and resisting arrest due to her involvement in a fight outside the Purple Parrot, which is located in the second block of Rehoboth Avenue. Just before 11:00pm, officers responded to the Purple Parrot...

May 8th, 2019

THE SUSPECT IN THE BELOW DETAILED INCIDENT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED. Rehoboth Beach Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man suspected of stealing a woman’s handbag and jewelry from a local bar. The theft occurred inside a bar in the first block of Rehoboth Avenue just before...

May 6th, 2019

The City of Rehoboth Beach is connecting our police officers, public works, emergency management and other first responders to FirstNet – a new communications platform just for public safety. This tech upgrade equips our personnel with new capabilities and reliable access to critical information...

April 29th, 2019

Officers with the Rehoboth Beach Police Department collected 61.4 pounds of unused, expired and unwanted prescription drugs during the National Drug Take-Back Initiative with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The DEA’s website reports that 6 million people misused prescription drugs in...

April 18th, 2019

Rehoboth employees were recognized April 16 for outstanding service in 2018 at the annual police awards banquet. The banquet, which took place at the Kings Creek Country Club, was attended by employees and their families and included city officials, and friends of the department. “On this special...

April 4th, 2019

The Rehoboth Beach Police Department is proud of its newest member, Officer Brian Reynolds. Reynold’s most recent law enforcement experience was with the Camden Police Department in Delaware as a patrol officer. Before that position, he served as a seasonal police officer in Rehoboth Beach. He is a...

March 31st, 2019

Theaddis I. Johnson, 22, of Milford, Del. and Richard R. Vantine, 22, of Georgetown, Del. were arrested Saturday (03/30/19) afternoon when officers located a loaded 9mm handgun in their vehicle during a traffic stop. At around 4:00pm, a Rehoboth Beach Police officer observed a white Chevrolet...

March 20th, 2019

The City of Rehoboth Beach is gearing up for its annual auction, coming up on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Rehoboth Convention Center. The City will sell a large array of items with which it has decided to part ways. The auction is used by City department heads to dispose of items they no...

March 15th, 2019

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rehoboth Beach Police Department will once again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for a National Drug Take-Back Initiative. This is an opportunity to give the public a chance to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding...

March 14th, 2019

The Rehoboth Beach Police Department recently welcomed two new dispatchers. Rehoboth dispatch answers local 911 calls and sends the necessary emergency service assets – ambulance, police, and fire department. They also communicate with the county dispatch center where multiple agencies are working...

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