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Indecent Exposure, Lewd Behavior Charges for New Castle County, DE Man

By Michael W. Modica |

New Castle County Police arrested a man on multiple charges, including Indecent Exposure, after he allegedly exposed himself on three separate occasions within one month. Delaware Online reported on the story in a February 27, 2018 article, mentioning that officials were able to apprehend the perpetrator based upon a description of his vehicle and… Read More »

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Dover Man Arrested on Drug Charges: Will Confession Stand After Reading Miranda Rights?

By Michael W. Modica |

After a three-month investigation, police arrested a Dover, DE man and four other individuals due to their alleged involvement in a heroin, cocaine, and marijuana trafficking ring. Delaware State News reported on January 18, 2018 that the leader of the group was taken into custody at his home when officials recovered the drugs and… Read More »

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Two Ignition Interlock Device Programs Under Delaware Drunk Driving Laws

By Michael W. Modica |

The majority of state in the US have enacted statute related to ignition interlock devices (IID) as a way to discourage motorists from violating drunk driving laws. An IID is essentially a type of breathalyzer machine that is electronically linked to your car’s engine. The device incorporates technology that prevents your vehicle from starting… Read More »

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Delaware Man Charged with Fraud in Million Dollar Technology Scam

By Michael W. Modica |

Fraud crimes take many forms, as in the recent case of a Wilmington, Delaware man who scammed several tech companies out of millions of dollars of high-end computer equipment. According to Delaware Online, the scheme dates back to April 2016, when the man would obtain legitimate serial numbers from expensive computer hardware he did… Read More »

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Carjacking, Other Serious Charges for Wilmington, DE Man

By Michael W. Modica |

A Wilmington, Delaware man faces multiple charges after stealing a car and driving on the wrong side of the road in an incident that resulted in the deaths of two people. Online news source Delaware Online reported on December 27, 2017 that the man had carjacked the vehicle earlier in the day and there… Read More »

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Delaware Paramedic Arrested on Charges of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

By Michael W. Modica |

Police in Dover, Delaware arrested a Kent County Department of Public Safety paramedic on stalking charges after a confrontation at his ex-girlfriend’s home on December 18, 2017. According to an article in The News Journal, the man pulled into the woman’s driveway in a Mercedes convertible, wearing his work uniform. A neighbor saw him… Read More »

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US Marshals in Delaware Cracking Down on Fraud Crimes

By Michael W. Modica |

The U.S. Marshal for the District of Delaware recently issued an alert warning consumers about different fraud schemes that are expected to increase in frequency around the holidays. According to a November 21, 2017 report from online news source Delaware Online, the perpetrators call unsuspecting individuals and claim to be law enforcement officers. A… Read More »

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Firearms and Domestic Violence in Delaware

By Michael W. Modica |

Topics related to domestic violence and firearms in Delaware have been controversial for years, but the recent shooting at a Texas church has put these issues back in the headlines. Delaware Online provided local coverage and reported on the man’s history, specifically a domestic violence matter dating back to 2012. While serving with the… Read More »

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Delaware Man Faces Charges of Unlawful Sexual Contact

By Michael W. Modica |

New allegations of sex crimes involving a child have surfaced for a man already accused of related offenses in Delaware, according to a November 28, 2017 report in The News Journal. In June, police began investigating claims that the individual, a ballet instructor at the Dance Conservatory in Dover, DE, had engaged in sexual… Read More »

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How Does Arraignment Work in Delaware Criminal Cases?

By Michael W. Modica |

If you are like many people, you are probably familiar with the term “arraignment” from watching television crime shows or hearing about it from others. However, if you are facing criminal charges, you need to know a lot more about how this proceeding works than what you may have learned indirectly. Your arraignment hearing… Read More »

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