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DUI Charges, Other Consequences for Delaware Police Officer

By Michael W. Modica |

A DUI charge will carry more than just the typical criminal and administrative penalties for a Clayton, Delaware police chief who was charged with drunk driving on August 12, 2017. According to a report from Delaware Online, town officials voted to place the long-time police department head on administrative leave with pay, pending the… Read More »


Teen to be Tried as Juvenile in Killing of Wilmington Clerk

By Michael W. Modica |

In a surprising move considering the seriousness of the charges, a Delaware teen will be tried as a juvenile in connection with the January 2017 shooting of a Wilmington store employee. Online news source Delaware Online reports that a Superior Court judge granted the defendant’s attorneys request to transfer the case to Family Court… Read More »


New Castle, DE Man Faces Possession Charges After Drug Arrest

By Michael W. Modica |

A New Castle man faces drug charges after Delaware State Police officers witnessed him tossing suspicious bags into the rear of a car, according to an August 11, 2017 report by WDEL News. Troopers encountered the accused as they were conducting a proactive enforcement walk near an apartment complex in Newark, having received reports… Read More »


Burglary at Wilmington, DE Assisted Living Facility Could Lead to Theft Charges

By Michael W. Modica |

Delaware State Police continue their investigation into allegations regarding a man who robbed several residents of an assisted living facility in Wilmington, DE on the afternoon of July 1, 2017. According to online news source Delaware Online, the man entered the center behind a woman who was legally accessing the building with her key;… Read More »


Sentence Handed Down for Newark, DE Man in Fraud Scheme

By Michael W. Modica |

A Newark, DE man was recently sentenced to one year and a day for his involvement in a money laundering scheme that benefited him and his wife in the amount of $6.1 million, according to a report from online news source Delaware Online. The wife was the ringleader in the scam, as she would… Read More »


Drunk Driving: Accident Leads to Homicide Charges in Delaware

By Michael W. Modica |

On July 7, 2017, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced the sentencing of a man who pled guilty in February to a number of Drunk Driving related offenses, including first-degree vehicular homicide. According to Wilmington’s WDEL 101.7 FM radio news, the offender will spend five years in prison after causing a crash that killed… Read More »


Weapons Charges for Two Suspects in Wilmington, DE Shooting

By Michael W. Modica |

On July 13, 2017, Delaware Online reported that two Wilmington men have been charged in connection with a shooting that occurred in April. After an investigation, Wilmington Police Department officials allege that the suspects shot another man in the torso and leg, though no there was no statement regarding motive. The pair both face… Read More »


Tips to Follow When You Are Pulled Over for DUI in New Castle County, DE

By Michael W. Modica |

What  began  as an  enjoyable  night  out  with  friends  can  quickly turn  ugly when  you are  pulled  over for Drunk Driving in New Castle County,  Delaware. A conviction for DUI can have significant, long­ term effects on your life, so  your  actions  when  apprehended by law enforcement  will  be critical. You do not need… Read More »


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