Speak Out: Criminal justice reform

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings said Monday she has outlined reforms aimed at providing a more “fair and equal” criminal justice system for the state. • This is part of Delaware’s ongoing effort to decriminalize criminal behavior, endanger our communities and empty the institutions. Nowhere in here will you see any reference to criminals being […]

Restaurant incidents brings two arrests

SEAFORD — Two Maryland residents were arrested on theft and conspiracy charges Tuesday following an incident at Grotto’s Pizza on Sussex Highway, Seaford Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Eric Chambers said. Schuyler A. Sutton, 28, and Summer B. Bueso-Shinn, 27, allegedly left the restaurant without paying their bill, police said. Officers were called to the scene […]

Milton man apprehended on theft warrants

ELLENDALE — A 28-year-old Milton man was apprehended due to active warrants while walking on Tobin Drive just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, Ellendale Police Chief Bruce E. Von Goerres said. Authorities said Jaquan L. Adkins was arrested and charged with two counts of misdemeanor theft stemming from a June 2018 incident in Ellendale where cars […]

Seaford man charged with home improvement fraud

SEAFORD — Delaware State Police have arrested a Seaford man on multiple counts of home improvement fraud and related charges Saturday. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the investigation began in September when troopers took a report of a home improvement fraud. While at the Lowe’s store in Seaford, the alleged victim, […]

Husband dead, wife injured in Lincoln stabbing incident

LINCOLN — A man was found dead and his wife was hospitalized after a domestic-related incident that led to a stabbing Saturday evening. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occurred on Feb. 16 at approximately 6:04 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to the 200 block of Cedar Drive for an […]

Shooting death reported in Harrington

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HARRINGTON – A 24-year-old New Jersey man died from gunshot wounds suffered late Thursday night in what police described as a homicide. The man, whose name was not disclosed in a news release, was initially found at the bottom of a staircase in the 8700 block of Park Brown Road at approximately 11:40 p.m., Delaware […]

Website helps confirm status of persons wanted by police

DOVER — There’s no tracking system to quantify how many wanted persons have turned themselves in this year. Regardless, the new Delaware Criminal Justice System Online Wanted Person Review site is designed to lessen the ever-changing statewide list of active warrants or capiases. The ability to check on your own status has been an online […]

Police: Probation and Parole witness burglary

DOVER — A 19-year-old Magnolia man was spotted in the midst of a residential burglary Wednesday night and arrested, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. According to authorities, Delaware Probation and Parole officers were working in the unit block of South Governors Avenue when the saw a man toss a bag from a […]

Cocaine sales lead to Rehoboth arrest

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 39-year-od Milton man was arrested Tuesday following an investigation into the alleged sale of illegal drugs in the area, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Police claimed that Michael R. Henry was using a house in the 36000 block of Palace Lane in Camelot Meadows for the sale […]

Dover teen charged after deal turns robbery

DOVER — A 16-year-old Dover male was arrested in alleged connection with a supposed cell phone transaction that turned into an armed robbery instead, Dover Police said Thursday. Gordon Powell was charged with first-degree robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony after the “LetGo” app was used to set up […]