Clayton man sentenced to 2 years for neighborhood burglary

  DOVER — A Clayton man received two years in prison Tuesday morning following his conviction last year for burglarizing a neighbor, authorities said. Richard McLamb learned his fate in Superior Court for first-degree burglary, third-degree unlawful sexual contact, and resisting arrest charges determined by a jury trial in December 2017. He was 43 years […]

Judge won’t dismiss massage parlor civil racketeering case

  DOVER — A civil racketeering claim against a Chinese man who allegedly ran a prostitution ring in Delaware in 2013-14 was kept alive in Superior Court last week. While Da Zhong Wang sought to dismiss a Delaware Department of Justice action, Judge Abigail M. LeGrow found in a 16-page decision that “it is reasonable […]

Drug-related conviction upheld by Supreme Court

DOVER — A Harrington area traffic stop and ensuing drug-related conviction were upheld in Delaware Supreme Court Monday after a justice deemed an appeal “wholly without merit and devoid of any arguably appealable issue.” Darrell Law, of Wilmington, contested his guilty finding that brought a five-year prison sentence, probation and a suspended fine, by claiming […]

Two Kent murder trials delayed

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  DOVER — Two long-running Dover murder cases scheduled for trial Monday were delayed this week. Discovery issues postponed the trial of Larry J. Pierce, 35, accused of shooting Josue Barclay to death on South Governors Avenue on April 18, 2009, according to the Delaware Department of Justice. No new date is set and a […]

Maryland men convicted of 2017 Dover murder

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  DOVER — A Kent County jury deliberated about five hours Thursday before returning guilty verdicts for two Maryland men charged with murder following an alleged drug deal shootout in west Dover last year. Lifelong Worton residents DePaul Wilson, 37, and Guy E. Jones, 28, were convicted in the shooting death of Javan Cale, 31, […]

Fatal shooting recalled at trial by victim’s girlfriend

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  DOVER — The girlfriend of a Dover man shot to death at their apartment in 2017 testified to hearing five or six rounds of gunfire just after he answered the door as the murder trial of two Maryland men began Tuesday morning. The woman, who had a child with the late Javan Cale, 32, […]

Milford home invasion killer gets life in prison

  DOVER — A Philadelphia man received life in prison Tuesday morning for the first-degree murder of John G. Harmon at his Milford residence on Aug. 8, 2015. Abdul T. White was sentenced in Kent County Superior Court following a two-week trial and Nov. 2, 2017, conviction on numerous offenses stemming from a home invasion, […]

Latest Kent Court Superior Court indictments issued

DOVER — An airman at Dover Air Force Base was indicted on 14 charges Monday in connection to an alleged sexual relationship last year with a runaway 14-year-old girl, according to Kent County Superior Court documents. Zepplin Taylor McGinness was charged with nine counts of fourth-degree rape and three counts of endangering the welfare of […]

Camden man’s bid to toss DUI blood draw is denied

  DOVER — A man’s bid to invalidate a DUI of alcohol investigation blood draw last year was denied in Kent County Superior Court Wednesday. Several factors warranted a Delaware State Police trooper’s probable cause for a blood draw involving motorist Edward Hale after a single-vehicle crash into a ditch on Steeles Ridge Road near […]

Lewes business owner sentenced in child porn case

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WILMINGTON — A 54-year-old Lewes business owner was sentenced to 40 months in federal prison on child pornography charges Thursday, the United States Attorney for the District of Delaware announced. John B. Alwood will serve 10 years of supervised release following incarceration, according to the sentence of Chief U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark of […]