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Delaware Police Arrest Greenwood Man on Charges of Drug and Weapons Possession

By Michael W. Modica |

Delaware State Police recently arrested a 52-year-old man from Greenwood, Delaware for drug and weapons charges following a domestic disturbance this past week. On March 7, 2024, at approximately 3:00 p.m troopers arrived at a residence and made contact with the 52-year-old suspect. The suspect had an active warrant out for his arrest in… Read More »

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Correctional Officer Charged with Using His Position to Engage in Criminal Conduct

By Michael W. Modica |

The Delaware State Police in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Correction, the Delaware Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a 31-year-old corrections officer on several felony charges stemming from a misconduct investigation. According to police, in March 2024, the Delaware State Police Troop 2 Drug Unit partnered with the… Read More »

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Delaware Police Say Suspect Tried to Steal Officer’s Gun After Domestic Violence Call

By Michael W. Modica |

An out-of-control Delaware resident is facing numerous charges after police responded to a call of domestic violence. Delaware State Police arrested the 35-year-old suspect for multiple felony assault and resisting arrest charges in Long Neck recently. On April 28, 2024, at around 5:38 a.m., troopers responded to a Delaware residence regarding an assault. When… Read More »

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Delaware Paramedic Charged with Rape in Fourth Degree

By Michael W. Modica |

A New Castle County, DE paramedic has been charged with Rape in the Fourth Degree by New Castle police. The charge follows an investigation by the Criminal Investigations Unit into incidents that occurred between 2004 and 2006. The investigation did not begin until July of 2023 when police were notified about a possible case… Read More »

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Three Men Charged with Organized Retail Theft in Delaware

By Michael W. Modica |

Delaware police have arrested three men from Queens, NY and charged them with Organized Retail Theft. Police say that the men allegedly shoplifted from multiple Rehoboth Beach stores on March 16, 2024. The men were stopped by a state trooper after they were seen tailgating behind another vehicle on Coastal Highway. According to police,… Read More »

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Delaware Man Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

By Michael W. Modica |

Delaware police recently announced the arrest of a 51-year-old man from Seaford, Delaware for felony drugs and weapons charges. According to police, they responded to a call of an inebriated man at around 10:20 a.m. at the Del-One Federal Credit Union located in Seaford. Police observed the man falling asleep while standing upright next… Read More »

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Man Facing Felony Charges for Assault Occurring During Poker Game

By Michael W. Modica |

A Delaware man is facing felony charges after a fight broke out at Delaware Park Casino in Wilmington. According to police, the fight began after the man lost a poker game to another player. Delaware State Police said that around 2:30 a.m., they responded to a call at the Delaware Park Casino after receiving… Read More »

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Delaware Trooper Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Teen Over Doorbell Prank

By Michael W. Modica |

A Delaware state trooper is facing prison time after he pleaded guilty to criminal charges involving a brutal assault on a teenager who played a prank on the trooper at his home. The 30-year-old defendant pleaded guilty Friday to Second Degree Assault and Deprivation of Civil Rights, both of which are felonies. He also… Read More »

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Recent Supreme Court Decision Allows Expungements in Cases Where There Are Out-of-State Convictions

By Michael W. Modica |

Three men applied for expungements of their criminal record in Delaware and were denied by the court. They appealed the ruling, and in a recent decision, the Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that they can have their Delaware criminal records expunged despite having convictions in another state. In a 3-2 decision, the Delaware Supreme… Read More »

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Former Delaware Auditor Gets One Conviction Tossed and Another Upheld on Appeal

By Michael W. Modica |

Former Delaware auditor Kathy McGuiness recently had one conviction upheld and another vacated by the state Supreme Court. The court overturned a 2022 conviction for Official Misconduct but upheld the conviction for conflict of interest. The Attorney General has yet to decide whether or not they will retry the case on one misdemeanor count… Read More »

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