UPDATE: Dover Police Arrest Suspects For Home Invasion on Old Forge Drive

The Dover Police Department has arrested Jaymere Lewis, 27, of Smyrna, DE, Emory Cannon, 30, and Morris Savage, 30, both of Dover, on Home Invasion and related charges following the investigation into the February 14th incident. (original release below)

Through this investigation, all of the above suspects were identified as being involved this incident and Detectives obtained warrants for them on February 20th, 2024. On February 21, 2024, Lewis was taken into custody without incident at Dover Probation and Parole. He was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.

Lewis was committed to SCI on $147,000 cash bail on the following charges:
-Home Invasion Burglary First Degree
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Assault Second Degree
-Aggravated Menacing
-Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Conspiracy Second Degree

On February 28th, 2024, Dover Police Detectives received information that Savage and Cannon were on a train headed to Los Angeles, California. Through collaboration with Amtrak, and the Los Angeles Police Department, Savage and Cannon were taken into custody at the Amtrak Station in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Police Department Crime Impact Team. Both defendants are awaiting extradition back to Delaware to be formally charged for this incident.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty


Incident Number:

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024 at 12:44 a.m.

Location: 100 Block of Old Forge Drive, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a home invasion shooting that left a 31-year-old male of Dover injured early Wednesday morning. The investigation began at 12:44 a.m. when Dover Police Department was called to a residence in the 100 block of Old Forge Drive for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim, a 31-year-old male, who had sustained a gun shot wound in his upper body. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment. The ensuing investigation revealed that 3 black males entered the residence armed with firearms by kicking the back door in and once inside, shot the victim. No other injuries were reported as a result of this shooting and the suspects were gone when Police arrived.

The suspects are described as black males wearing masks. No other description is available at this time.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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