News Flash

Police Press Releases

Posted on: February 22, 2018

Single Vehicle Collision Leads to 2nd DUI Arrest


February 22, 2018 – On Thursday February 22, 2018 at approximately 1:47 a.m. the Newark Police responded to the area of South College Avenue and Welsh Tract Road for a report of a single vehicle collision into a utility pole. Officers arrived to find a green 1995 BMW 4s with one occupant in the driver’s seat. The occupant was trapped in the vehicle, unresponsive and holding a bottle of beer in his hand. Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder responded to the scene, extricated the subject, and transported him to Christiana Hospital for treatment of possible injuries. The driver was identified as 25-year-old Andrew Pierce of Chesapeake City, Maryland.


Pierce was charged with 2nd Offense DUI, Failure to Maintain a Lane and No Proof of Insurance.  Pierce remained in the hospital for treatment pending a future court proceeding in Newark Alderman’s Court #40.

Collision photos attached, arrest photo not available.


Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact Cpl. Olicker at or 302-366-710 ext. 3425.


You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1‐800‐TIP‐3333 or via the internet at where a reward may be available.


The Newark Police Department affirms that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Police Press Releases


Newark Police Seek Battery Thieves

Posted on: October 9, 2018

Newark Police Seek Assault Suspect

Posted on: October 3, 2018
James F Hall Trail 2

Newark Police Investigate Lewd Act

Posted on: September 5, 2018

Newark Police Make Steroid Arrest

Posted on: August 15, 2018
Package Theft

Newark Police Arrest Package Thieves

Posted on: July 27, 2018
Beers Miranda

Arrests Made In Baseball Bat Assault

Posted on: June 20, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Robbery

Posted on: May 15, 2018
Robbery Thorn

Robbery Investigation

Posted on: April 23, 2018

Argument Leads To Weapon Charge

Posted on: April 20, 2018

Assault Investigation

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Robbery Arrest

Posted on: April 10, 2018
Shot Fired

Newark Police Investigate Shot Fired

Posted on: March 17, 2018
Prostitution Operation

Six Arrested In Prostitution Sting

Posted on: March 16, 2018
bridges city web

UPDATE: 1/9/18 Home Invasion Arrest

Posted on: January 19, 2018
D. Warren

Gunshot Fired Arrest

Posted on: January 19, 2018
Theft suspect

Theft Investigation

Posted on: January 17, 2018
J. Sarmousakis

Home Invasion Investigation

Posted on: January 10, 2018
maness combined

CANCELLED Gold Alert - Missing Juvenile

Posted on: January 8, 2018
May - Thompson

Bank Robbery Arrests

Posted on: December 12, 2017
Gold Alert 121017

CANCELLED Gold Alert: Missing Newark Man

Posted on: December 10, 2017

UPDATE: Newark Police Investigate Homicide

Posted on: September 24, 2017
Westfield Drive

Newark Police Investigate Homicide

Posted on: September 23, 2017
Shooting Investigation 2

Shooting Investigation

Posted on: July 29, 2017
S College

Purse Snatching

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Bank Robbery - South College Avenue

Posted on: March 10, 2017