Dover Man Arrested For Robbery

Incident Number:  50-24-22319

Date/Time: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024 at 10:52 p.m.

Location: West Division Street and South Bradford Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email:


The Dover Police Department has arrested Fred Williamson IV, 30, of Dover, on robbery charges following an incident late Saturday night. The investigation began at 10:52 p.m., when Dover Police were called to the area of West Division Street and South Bradford Street for a report of a robbery. Officers responded and contacted the victim. The ensuing investigation revealed that the victim was sitting in a vehicle when he was approached by a female and a group of males. One of the males, Williamson, demanded that he turn over money and property. The victim did not initially comply, and Williamson punched the victim and began assaulting him, causing minor injuries. The victim refused all medical treatment. Williamson took an undisclosed amount of money and property from the victim and left the area.

While on the scene speaking with the victim, Williamson was observed walking in the area. Officers attempted to contact him; however, he ran away on foot. After a brief foot chase, Williamson was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Dover Police Department to be processed and arraigned.

Williamson was committed to SCI on $15,250 secured bail on the following charges:
-Robbery Second Degree
-Conspiracy Second Degree
-Assault Third Degree
-Theft Under $1,500
-Resisting Arrest
-Criminal Mischief Under $1,000

Williamson is presumed innocent until proved guilty.

Fred Williamson IV
Dover, DE

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