Police investigate slingshot damage in Georgetown, Millsboro

December 25, 2018

Delaware State Police are investigating several incidents of criminal mischief that took place Dec. 21 and 22, damaging homes and cars in western Sussex County.

Eleven people in Georgetown, Millsboro, Frankford and Dagsboro reported that someone used a slingshot or other type of projectile-firing device to fire white marbles at homes and cars, said Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe of the Delaware State Police.

The shots damaged house windows, car windows and siding, she said.

Anyone with information in reference to these incidences is asked to contact Troop 4 at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or at

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