Kent County indictments detailed

DOVER – A former W.T. Chipman Middle School wrestling coach was indicted this week for allegedly displaying a firearm with a student-athlete present, according to court documents.

Earlier James N. McNeil, 36, of Frederica, pleaded not guilty and denied pointing a weapon at the youth during a Dec. 5, 2018 practice. He was terminated from his part-time job with the Lake Forest School District soon afterward and placed on administrative leave without pay by his Delaware Department of Correction employer.

Charges included felony carrying a concealed deadly weapon, aggravated menacing and misdemeanor third-degree assault. Deputy Attorney General Sean A. Motoyoshi signed the grand jury indictment.

• Gary V. Stanley Jr. was indicted on drug and firearm charges following a Delaware Probation and Parole search warrant on Dec. 19, 2018. He was 34 at the time of arrest.

Dover Police also took part in the search warrant at Mr. Stanley’s residence in the 300 block of William Street.

A drug investigation preceded the arrest, authorities.

Charges included drug dealing (two counts), possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of firearm by person prohibited, possession of firearm ammunition by person prohibited, possession of a deadly weapon by person prohibited, aggravated possession (three counts for marijuana, cocaine and Oxycodone doses) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police alleged that a 9mm handgun was located.

Deputy Attorney General Lindsay Taylor signed the indictment.

Staff writer Craig Anderson can be reached at 741-8296 or

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