2nd UPDATE: Arrest Made, False Report, Newark Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery
March 14, 2017 – The Newark Police Department has arrested <EXPUNGED> for falsely reporting an incident to the police. <EXPUNGED> was taken into custody at approximately 9:30 a.m. Tuesday March 14th after an extensive overnight investigation into this incident.
After the incident occurred, numerous officers and investigators from the Newark Police Department, New Castle County Police Department, Delaware State Police and the University of Delaware Police converged on Christina Mill Drive to investigate this case. Newark Detectives noticed that there were inconsistencies in the series of events reported, and were able to determine that the incident did not occur and was falsely reported. <EXPUNGED> was arrested on the below charge and arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court #2. <EXPUNGED> was released on $500 unsecured bond.
Falsely Reporting and Incident
Anyone with additional
information on this incident should contact Detective Daniel Bystricky at
302-366-7100 ext. 3136 or Daniel.Bystricky@cj.state.de.us .
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 www.tipsubmit.com where a
reward may be available.
Newark Police Department affirms that all defendants are presumed innocent
until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
--UPDATED 01/12/22 to reflect expungement.
UPDATE: FALSE REPORT Newark
Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery
March 14, 2017 – The Newark Police Department, through an
extensive overnight investigation, has determined that this case has been
falsely reported. Charges for falsely reporting an incident are
Additional details will be released as they become
Newark Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery
March 13, 2017 – On Monday March 13, 2017 at
approximately 8:13 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the 300 block of
Christina Mill Drive for a report of a robbery. Officers made contact with
the 24 year old female victim who stated that she was approached from behind
while in the parking lot of the Christina Mill apartment complex, and forced
into her apartment with a weapon to her back. Once inside the apartment, the
suspect stole jewelry from the victim and then fled the area.
The suspect was described as an unknown race male, between
5’4” and 6’00” tall, wearing a mask and gloves. The suspect had an undetermined
accent when he talked.
The investigation is in its beginning stages and additional details will be released as they become available.