News Flash

Posted on: October 9, 2018

Newark Police Seek Battery Thieves

Brennan

On October 8, 2018, a business in the 900 block of Interchange Boulevard, Newark, reported the theft of multiple vehicle batteries from trucks belonging to the business. The theft occurred over the weekend while the business was closed. The owner of the b...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Newark Juvenile Arrested for Bicycle Thefts

On October 3, 2018, a bicycle was reported stolen from within the attached garage of a residence on Woodshaw Road. The garage door had been left open. Officers developed a 17-year-old Newark juvenile male as a suspect in the theft.

On October 4, 2018, offi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2018

Update #1 - Newark Police Investigate Serious Crash Involving a Pedestrian

An updated press release can be found here:

https://newarkdepolicepress.com/2018/10/06/update-1-newark-police-investigate-serious-crash-involving-a-pedestrian/

Please visit our new press information website at http://newarkdepolicepress.com to sign-up to re...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Serious Crash Involving a Pedestrian

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Newark Police are currently on the scene of a serious crash involving a pedestrian at the intersection of Library Avenue (Route 72) and Wyoming Road.  Library Avenue southbound is closed south of Wyoming Road.  Southbound traffic is bein...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Newark Police Seek Assault Suspect

Kates

Newark, DE (October 3, 2018) – On Sunday September 2, 2018, at approximately 1:11 a.m., the Newark Police responded to Klondike Kate’s, 158 East Main Street, for a report of an assault. Officers made contact with a 21-year-old female w...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Newark Police Seek Identity Of Bike Theft Suspects

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Newark, DE (October 3, 2018) – On Tuesday September 18, 2018, at approximately 11:40 p.m., the Newark Police responded to the 200 block of East Delaware Avenue for a report of a bicycle theft which just occurred. A review of surveillance footage...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Newark Police Announce Launch of New Website for Press and Public Information

The Newark Police Department has launched a new website for dissemination of information to the press and the public:

http://newarkdepolicepress.com

This website will allow for easier and faster dissemination of information to the public. The website allows...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2018

**Canceled ** Gold Alert Issued for Missing Newark Man

**Canceled**  Subject located.

The Newark Police are currently searching for a missing person, 22-year-old John K. Teti of Newark. Teti was last seen at his residence in the unit block of New Street in Newark at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Saturday...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Two Wilmington Men Arrested for Burglary; Third Suspect Sought

Dash Burglary

On May 26, 2018, at about 0600 hours, Newark Police responded to a burglary alarm at Dash Discount Liquors located at 1142 Elkton Road in Newark. The business was closed at the time. Arriving officers found a broken front window and numerous bottles of al...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2018

UPDATE - Suspect Arrested For Threat at Newark High School

Newark, DE (September 24, 2018) - Newark Police have arrested a 15 year-old male Newark High School student for the threat found today at Newark High School.  Following an immediate investigation by the Newark Police School Resource Officer (&quo...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Newark Police Investigating Threat at Newark High School

The Newark Police are currently investigating a written threat found inside the building at Newark High School (750 E. Delaware Ave., Newark). Additional Newark Police Officers are currently present at the school to ensure the safety of students and emplo...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Newark Police Are Participating In Operation Clear Track

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September 21, 2018 - On Tuesday, Sept. 25 during the Rail Safety Week, Sept. 23-29, the Newark Police Department will join with Amtrak and other local, state, federal, and railroad law enforcement departments for "Operation Clear Track" to raise...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Newark Police Seek Public Assistance Identifying Assault Suspects

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September 5, 2018 – The Newark Police are investigating an assault which occurred on Sunday September 2, 2018 at approximately 12:52 a.m. Officers on patrol in the area of 45 East Main Street observed a subject blocking traffic with a laceration...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Lewd Act

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September 5, 2018 - On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, the Newark Police Department responded to the James F. Hall Trail, between Manuel Street and Academy Street, for a reported indecent exposure/lewdness complaint. A 34-year-old female reported that at appr...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Newark Police Make Steroid Arrest

Lane

August 15, 2018 - On Thursday, August 9, 2018, the Newark Police Department responded to the parking lot of the Newark Post Office, located on Ogletown Road, for a report that a male subject was passed out inside a vehicle. Officers and paramedics arrived...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2018

UPDATE - Newark Police Investigate Discovery of Possible Explosive Device

UPDATE - August 4, 2018 at 1625 hours:

Police have determined that the object found in Rittenhouse Park was a 40mm M169 practice grenade, meant for training, that would be used by the military.  The object was discovered by a citizen in the parkin...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2018

The Newark Police Are Searching For Wanted Sex Offender

Wiggins

August 1, 2018 - The Newark Police need the public’s assistance in locating a wanted sex offender, Liberty Wiggins. Wiggins is a 25-year-old male whose whereabouts are currently unknown.  The Newark Police have arrest warrants for Wiggi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Newark Police Make Counterfeit Money Arrests

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August 1, 2018 - On Saturday, July 7, 2018, the Newark Police responded to the Rite Aid on South Main Street for a report that an individual passed ten counterfeit $100 bills. The unknown suspect purchased gift cards with the counterfeit money. It was not...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Newark Police Arrest Package Thieves

Package Theft

July 27, 2018 - The Newark Police have arrested three subjects in a rash of package thefts that occurred over the past week on the west side of the city.

On Thursday July 19, 2018 at approximately 4:40 p.m. the Newark Police responded to Munro Road for a r...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Wilmington Man Arrested for Home Improvement Fraud

Lindell

The Newark Police have arrested Lawrence Lindell for Home Improvement Fraud following an investigation into his failure to provide services he contracted to perform and after having taken a deposit for the work.

On June 28, 2018, a Newark resident reported...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Newark Police Make Indecent Exposure Arrest

Yatkowski

June 28, 2018 – The Newark Police Department has arrested 37-year-old Jeffrey Yatkowski of Bear for six counts of indecent exposure and one count of criminal impersonation.

On June 11th, the Newark Police began investigating several reports of a ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Arrests Made In Baseball Bat Assault

Beers Miranda

June 20, 2018 - On Tuesday June 19, 2018 at approximately 12:04 a.m. the Newark Police responded to the DART Bus Hub located at 250 East Delaware Avenue for a report of an assault with a baseball bat involved. Officers located a 61-year-old female from Mi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Disabling Chemical Spray Used During A Fight

Mikulcik

June 20, 2018 – On Sunday June 17, 2018 at approximately 12:36 p.m. the Newark Police Department responded to the McDonald’s located at 815 South College Avenue for a report of a fight where a disabling chemical spray was used. Upon ar...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2018

UPDATE - June 8th Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

Baynes

On the afternoon of June 9, 2018, Newark Police received information as to the possible location of Frederick Baynes in Philadelphia, PA. Newark Police Detectives coordinated efforts to locate Baynes with the Philadelphia Police Department. Baynes was sub...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Bank Robbery; Suspect Identified

Baynes

On June 8, 2018, at about 1538 hours, a male suspect entered the M & T Bank, located at 550 Suburban Drive in the Suburban Plaza Shopping Center in Newark.  The male suspect approached a female teller, displayed a handgun, and demanded money....

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2018

CANCELLED Gold Alert: Missing Newark Man

Rossetti

****CANCELLED-Located****

GOLD ALERT

June 2, 2018 – The Newark Police are currently searching for a missing person, 25-year-old Phillip A. Rossetti of Newark. Rossetti was last seen at his residence in the 100 block of Timberline Drive at approxim...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2018

UPDATE Arrest Made: Newark Police Investigate Fight With A Shot Fired

Wallace

UPDATE -Arrest Made

May 31, 2018 – The Newark Police have arrested 18-year-old Kyle Wallace of New Castle, DE for the shot fired incident on Wednesday May 30, 2018 in the 400 block of Wollaston Avenue. Officers were able to identify the suspect a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Fight With A Shot Fired

Wollaston

May 30, 2018 – On Wednesday May 30, 2018 at approximately 1:39 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the 400 block of Wollaston Avenue for a report of a fight between several subjects. During the fight, a male suspect fired one round from a handgu...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Robbery Del Ave

On Sunday May 27, 2018, at about 1330 hours, Newark Police responded to the TD Bank, located at 230 East Delaware Avenue, for a report of a robbery.  Arriving officers determined that the suspect entered the bank and approached a female teller. &...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Serious Collision Involving a Motorcycle

Elkton and Thorn

May 22, 2018 - The Newark Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating a serious collision, involving a motorcycle, that took place at approximately 8:21 pm on Monday night, May 212018.

The initial investigation indicates that a burgundy 1999...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Newark Police Arrest Two During Robbery

Robbery Arrest

May 18, 2018 – The Newark Police have arrested Shaun C. Bingham and Josh A. Perry during an in-progress robbery and have linked them to several others in the area. On Wednesday May 16, 2018, the Newark Police Criminal Investigations Division was...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Attempted Robbery

Red Roof

May 16, 2018 – On Tuesday May 15, 2018 at approximately 10:25 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the Red Roof Inn located at 1119 South College Avenue for a report of an Attempted Armed Robbery. An unknown male entered the lobby, pointed a hand...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Robbery

Sunoco

May 15, 2018 – On Monday May 14, 2018 at approximately 11:45 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the Sunoco located at 287 South Main Street for a report of an armed robbery. It was reported that an unknown male entered the store brandishing a h...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Newark Woman Arrested for Staging a Robbery

Aiken-Lowry

On April 8, 2018, a robbery was reported at the KFC located at 1365 Marrows Rd in Newark, DE. Tiwain Canty was charged on that date for the offense.

Subsequent investigation by Newark Police Detectives revealed that the robbery was staged by the manager of...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Newark Man Arrested for Multiple Counts of Graffiti

ORourke

In December 2017, the Newark Police Department Special Operations Unit began an investigation into multiple acts of graffiti vandalism that occurred in and around the City of Newark and the University of Delaware campus. The suspect marked the same phrase...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2018

UPDATE: Newark Police Investigate Shot Fired

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UPDATE – Shot Fired Investigation

May 9, 2018 – The Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit has arrested Sajhid Goldson, a 28-year-old male from Wilmington, for the March 17, 2018 domestic related incident where one gunsho...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2018

UPDATE LOCATED Gold Alert: Missing Juvenile

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****Update, subject has been located****

May 7, 2018– The Newark Police are currently searching for Jaron Robertson, a 17-year-old male missing from Newark. Robertson was last seen near the Acme located in the Suburban Plaza Shopping Center, Newa...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Robbery Investigation

Robbery Thorn

April 23, 2018 – On Sunday April 22, 2018 at approximately 12:35 a.m.
the Newark Police responded to the 100 block of Thorn Lane for a report of anarmed robbery. The two victims, a 19-year-old male and a 29-year-old male, were
standing in fr...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Argument Leads To Weapon Charge

Dunagan

April 20, 2018 – On Thursday April 19,
2018 at approximately 4:45 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the 200 block ofPeach Road for a report that a subject pointed a handgun at several people
during an argument. Officers learned that a 20-y...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Results of Distracted Driving Enforcement Initiative

Patch

April 17, 2018 – The Newark Police Department is announcing the results of the Distracted Driving Enforcement Initiative conducted the first week of April 2018. The Newark Police Department will continue its efforts throughout the year focusing on high vi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Assault Investigation

April 17, 2018 – On Friday April 13, 2018 at
approximately 6:00 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the unit block of NorthChapel Street for a report of an assault. Officers arrived on scene and located
a 23-year-old male suffering from a le...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Robbery Arrest

Canty

April 10, 2018 – On Sunday April 8, 2018 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the KFC located at 1365 Marrow Road for a report of an armed robbery of the business. As the robbery was being broadcast over police radio, a Univ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2018

UPDATE Roadway Closed - Suspicious Package

April 9, 2018 – (12:15 p.m.) – The suspicious package has
been cleared by the Delaware State Police EOD Unit. The package was determinedto have been addressed to an employee at that location, and it contained a file
with papers in ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Newark Police Announce Distracted Driving Initiative

April 3, 2018 – The week of April
2nd the Newark Police Department will be working to raise awareness of drivers in the City of Newark.  Statistically, the primary contributing factors of collisions in Newark continue to be those that ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Newark Man Arrested for Multiple Package Thefts; Female Suspect Sought

Package Thefts

On March 26, 2018, Newark Police responded to a residence in the unit block of Sue Lane for a report of a theft of a package. At about 1350 hours on March 26th, a neighbor of the victim observed a green Lexus pull up to the victim’s residence. T...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Two New Castle Men Arrested for Gun and Drug Charges Following a Traffic Stop

03-21-18

On Friday, March 16, 2018, at about 2117 hours, a Newark Police Officer was on patrol on South Main Street in Newark. The officer observed a vehicle disregard a traffic light and conducted a traffic stop. Upon contacting the occupants of the vehicle, the ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2018

UPDATE - Newark High School Student Arrested for Internet Threat

March 21, 2018

Newark, DE

Following the reported threat on social media of a school shooting at Newark High School on March 19, 2018, Newark Police Detectives immediately began to investigate the incident.

On March 20, 2018, Newark Police arrested a 17-year-...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Newark High Threat

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March 19, 2018 (11:15 a.m.) - The Newark Police are
currently investigating an internet threat of a school shooting at Newark HighSchool which was received this morning, March 19, 2018 at approximately 6:45
a.m.. Due...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2018

CANCELLED Gold Alert: Missing Newark Woman

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***CANCELLED - Located Safely***

Gold Alert

 

March 17, 2018 – The Newark Police are currently searching
for Meredith Miller, a 40-year-old female, missing from Newark. Miller was lastseen on the evening of Thursday March 15, 2018.

&...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Shot Fired

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March 17, 2018 – On Saturday March 17, 2018 at approximately
8:47 a.m. the Newark Police responded to the area of the Red Roof Inn, 1119South College Avenue, for a report of a shot fired. Officers learned tha...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Six Arrested In Prostitution Sting

Prostitution Operation

March 16, 2018 –
On Thursday March 15, 2018 the Newark Police Street Crimes Unit and SpecialOperations Unit conducted a reverse prostitution sting utilizing a local hotel.
Undercover officers placed a fictitious profileof a female...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

UPDATE Arrest Made In Indecent Exposure Investigation

Davis-Jacobs, Tayvon

March 15, 2018 – The Newark Police have arrested 21-year-old Tayvon
Davis-Jacobs of Newark, for one count of Indecent Exposure in the 2
ndDegree. After releasing the surveillance photo to the public, members of the
Delaware State Police recog...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Indecent Exposure

ACME

March 13, 2018 – The Newark Police are investigating
an indecent exposure case which occurred at the Acme in College Square ShoppingCenter on Sunday March 11, 2018 at approximately 9:22 p.m. A 65-year-old female
employee reported that she wa...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Home Invasion

Delaware Avenue

March 13, 2018 – On Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 1:11
a.m. the Newark Police responded to the 200 block of East Delaware Avenue for areported home invasion which occurred approximately thirty minutes earlier.
Officers made contact with a male U...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Newark Man Arrested for Vehicular Assault and DUI

Strobel

On Sunday February 25, 2018, at 2:08 am, Newark Police responded to the intersection of North College Avenue and Ray Street for a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian. The investigation revealed that a 2003 Buick Le Sabre, driven by 23-year-old John ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Commercial Burglary

On March 11, 2018, at 0817 hours, Newark Police responded to a business at 244 East Cleveland Avenue for a report of a burglary. The investigation revealed that on March 10, 2018, in the evening hours, an unknown male subject entered the business through ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2018

**CANCELED** GOLD Alert - Police Search for Missing Newark Man

Brooks

***CANCELED***

The Gold Alert for Roland Brooks is canceled.  He has been located unharmed.

Original Release

The Newark Police Department is currently searching for Roland D. Brooks, a 28 year-old male missing from a residence in the 100 block of Ma...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Newark Police to Host 13th Citizens’ Police Academy

Patch

February 23, 2018 - The Newark Police
Department is hosting the 13
th Citizens’ Police Academy scheduled to begin on April 3, 2018 and operate through May 22, 2018.  The program is designed togive citizens or students, whom are intere...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2018

UPDATE – Arrest Made in Multiple Thefts of Unattended Running Vehicles

On February 21, 2018, at about 1600 hours a Newark Police Officer observed the remaining stolen vehicle (Chrysler 200) in the parking lot of the Wawa at 601 Ogletown Road, Newark. This is the same location where all three of the vehicle thefts occurred. T...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Single Vehicle Collision Leads to 2nd DUI Arrest

Collision

February 22, 2018 – On Thursday February 22, 2018 at
approximately 1:47 a.m. the Newark Police responded to the area of SouthCollege Avenue and Welsh Tract Road for a report of a single vehicle collision
into a utility pole. Officers arrived...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Recent Thefts of Unattended Running Vehicles

Over the course of the last two weeks, the Newark Police Department has received three reports of thefts of unattended motor vehicles which were left unlocked and running outside of the Wawa store located at 601 Ogletown Road in Newark.

The first incident ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2018

UPDATE: Third Arrest Made in February 14th Robbery on East Main Street

Peterson

February 16, 2018 – On February 15, 2018, Matthew Peterson surrendered to Newark Police after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was processed at the Newark Police Department on the below-listed charges and appeared before Justice of the Pea...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Arrests Made in Robbery on East Main Street

Main Street Robbery

February 15, 2018 - On Wednesday February 14, 2018 at
approximately 1:50 a.m. the Newark Police responded to the area of 46 East MainStreet in order to check for a possible assault that had just occurred in the
area. Officers were not able to locate a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Weapon Investigation Leads to Collision and Arrest

Scott

January 25, 2018 - On Wednesday January 24, 2018 at approximately 4:00 p.m., members of the Newark Police Department Street Crimes Unit were conducting surveillance in the area of Todd Estates, Newark. Officers assigned to that unit had obtained an arrest...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2018

UPDATE: 1/9/18 Home Invasion Arrest

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UPDATE:

January 19, 2018 – On 1/17/2018 Newark Police Department arrested Rasean Henry for his involvement in a home invasion on North Street on 1/9/2018.  Henry voluntarily responded to the police department and was arrested without inc...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Gunshot Fired Arrest

D. Warren

January 19, 2018 – On 1/17/18 at 11:27p.m. Newark Police
responded to a report of a possible gunshot heard in the 100 block of MadisonDrive.  Officers checked the area and were unable to locate anything
suspicious.  Approxi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Theft Investigation

Theft suspect

January 17, 2018 – Newark Police Department is investigating
a theft that occurred on 1/16/2018 at 11:54p.m. on the porch of The Deer ParkTavern, 108 W. Main Street.  The victim, a 31 year old male University of
Delaware student, re...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Home Invasion Investigation

J. Sarmousakis

January 10, 2018 – Newark Police Department is investigating
an attempted robbery that occurred on 1/9/2018 at 10:20p.m. at a residence inthe unit block of North Street.  Officers responded to the residence after
the victims, three ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2018

CANCELLED Gold Alert - Missing Juvenile

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GOLD ALERT CANCELLED<_o3a_p>

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January 8, 2018 – The Newark Police located Sarah Maness at
approximately  3:10 p.m. after receiving a tip from the public. She waslocated in good physical condition.<_o3a_p>

GOLD ALERT

January 8, 2018– ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2018

City of Newark Sees Crime Reduction in 2017

January 8, 2018 – Newark Police saw a significant decrease
in crime in 2017 with an overall 18.6% decrease in Part 1 Crimes. Comparing the time period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 to the
same time period in 2017, Robberies de...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2017

2nd Arrest Made in 7/29/17 Shooting Investigation

J. Brooks

UPDATE
#2: 2nd Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation

 

December 21, 2017 –After a lengthy investigation, the Newark Police Department’s Criminal
Investigations Unit has arrested a second suspect, 43 year old James A. Brooks,for a 7/29/17 shoo...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Update: Robbery Investigation - Arrest Made

A. Evans

Update:

 

December 13, 2017 – On 12/13/2017 Newark Police Department arrested Alex Evans for the 12/11/2017 robbery of a 69 year old male at a residence in the 300 block of Paper Mill Road.  Detectives identified Evans as a person of inter...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Bank Robbery Arrests

May - Thompson

December 12, 2017 – On 12/11/2017
at approximately 12:50p.m. Newark Police Department received an alarm at TDBank, 230 E. Delaware Avenue and learned that the bank had been robbed. 
One of the tellers, a 21 year old female, reported...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Robbery Investigation

December 11, 2017 – The Newark
Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on 12/9/2017at approximately 9:50p.m. in the unit block of Benny Street.  The three
victims, who were all 19 year old University of Del...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2017

Traffic Alert – Road Closures, Water Main Break

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Traffic Alert – Road Closures, Water Main
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December 10, 2017 – Due to a water mainbreak at the intersection of West Cleveland Avenue and New London Road, the
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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2017

CANCELLED Gold Alert: Missing Newark Man

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****CANCELLED - Located Safely****

GOLD ALERT

December 10, 2017– The
Newark Police are currently searching for Mahdi Haji A. Alsultan, a 24-year-oldmale missing from Newark. Mahadi was last seen by friends on December 6, 2017.
Mahadi is a Univ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Newark Police Investigate Indecent Exposure

Scholar

Newark Police Investigate Indecent Exposure

 

December 8, 2017 – On Friday December 8, 2017 at approximately 2:55 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the 500 block of Scholar Drive in the University Courtyard Apartments for a report of an...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Missing Adult Located

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UPDATE

GOLD ALERT CANCELLED

December 6, 2017 – The Newark Police Department
located missing person Tammy Bricker at approximately 2:00p.m. after receivinga tip from the public.  Tammy was found in good physical condition.

    &a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Newark Police Announce Anti-Shoplifting Initiative

Shoplift suspects

November 30, 2017 - The Newark Police Department is once
again conducting an anti-shoplifting initiative to coincide with the holidayseason.  Officers are partnering with local retail establishments to
combat shoplifting and to reduce crimes ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

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Newark,
DE
 (November 27, 2017) – Ateam of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement
Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) arrive on Sunday, December 3, 2017, to examine allaspects of the Newark Police Department&rsqu...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Robbery Investigation

K. Mace

November 13, 2017 – Newark Police Department is
investigating a robbery that occurred on 11/10/17 at approximately 11:45p.m. inthe 700 block of Chrysler Avenue.  The victim, a 17 year old male from
Newark, reported that the incident...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Robbery Arrests

Robbery 1

November 13, 2017 – On 11/11/2017 at 6:18p.m. Newark
Police responded to Embassy Suites, 654 S. College Avenue, for a report of arobbery that just occurred in one of the hotel rooms.  The victim, a 44
year old male from Barnesville,...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Middletown Man Arrested For Multiple Assaults

Benson

November 7, 2017 – Newark Police have arrested Kyair Benson,
a 19-year-old from Middletown for two separate incidents of assault.<_o3a_p>

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On Saturday November 4, 2017, at approximately 2:00 a.m. theNewark Police responded to East Park Place ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2017

UPDATE: Collision Investigation

UPDATE:

 

November 3, 2017 – The two
year old child struck in the collision on 11/2/2017 was treated for minorinjuries and released from A.I. DuPont Hospital on 11/2/2107.  The 22 year
old adult female was treated for a superficial cut...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2017

Newark Police Investigate Unlawful Sexual Contact

Main1

October 29, 2017 – On Sunday, October 29, 2017, at
approximately 12:21 a.m. the Newark Police responded to the unit block of EastMain Street for a report of an Unlawful Sexual Contact. A 28-year-old female from
Wilmington was in the area of ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2017

Newark and UD Police arrest New Jersey man in indecent exposure cases

Picerno

October 28, 2017 - Newark and
University of Delaware Police have arrested a 57-year-old Morristown, NewJersey, man in connection with several incidents which occurred throughout the
city. <_o3a_p>

On September 15th atapproximately 10:30 p.m. the Newark Polic...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Strong Arm Robbery Investigation

October 27, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is
investigating a robbery that occurred on 10/26/2017 at approximately 9:20p.m.on the sidewalk of Tyre Avenue, just south of E. Main Street.  The victim,
a 21 year old male from Newar...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Missing Adult Located

Bricker photo

UPDATE:

GOLD ALERT CANCELLED

October 26, 2017 – At approximately 3:00p.m. missing
person Tammy Bricker was located and found to be in good condition.

                  &n...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2017

UPDATE: Robbery Arrest

S. Nichols

UPDATE:

October 18, 2017 – On 10/18/17 at approximately 6:30am the Newark Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence in the unit block of Madison Drive, Newark, DE and arrested Scott Nichols for a knife point robbery that occurred...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Assault Arrest

C. Pemberton

October 16, 2017 – On10/14/17 at approximately 5:00a.m. the Newark Police Department responded to aresidence in the 800 block of Dallam Road, Newark, DE for a reportedstabbing.  The victim, a 28 year old male who was visiting the reside...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Update Gold Alert Cancelled- Missing Newark Woman

crisconi

****Cancelled - Located Safely*****

October 11, 2017– The Newark Police are currently searching for Lauren Crisconi, a 23-year-old female missing from Newark. Lauren was last seen by family members on October 11, 2017. 

The Newark Police ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2017

Located Missing Person

D. Tymitz

UPDATE:

GOLD ALERT CANCELLED:

October 8, 2017 – David H. Tymitz was located by the Edison, New Jersey Police Department on 10/8/17 at approximately 11:00am.  Tymitz is in good condition and is currently being evaluated.

Previously Released...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2017

UPDATE: Arrest made in Bank Robbery

C. Conner

UPDATE:

October 6, 2017 – On 10/5/17
the Newark Police Department arrested Clarence Conner Jr for the robbery of theCitizens Bank on 10/4/17.  Conner was arrested without incident at a
residence in the 3000 block of Stone Place, Newa...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Robbery Investigation

October 3, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on 10/2/2017 at approximately 9:40pm at Little Caesars, 240 E. Delaware Avenue.  A 59 year old male employee reported that two male suspects entered the busin...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Missing Adult Located

Bricker photo

UPDATE

GOLD ALERT CANCELLED

October 2, 2017 8:00p.m. - The Newark Police Department located Tammy Bricker at 7:45p.m. on 10/2/17.  Tammy is in good condition and has been reunited with her family.

        &nbs...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Robbery Investigation

September 25, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is
investigating a late reported robbery that occurred on 9/22/2017 atapproximately 6:00pm at Sunoco, 287 S. Main Street.  On 9/23/17 the
victim, a 32 year old female from Newark, reported tha...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2017

Newark Police Investigate Homicide

Westfield Drive

September 23, 2017 – The Newark Police Criminal
Investigations Unit is currently conducting a homicide investigation after anadult female was found deceased in a residence on Westfield Drive in Newark. <_o3a_p>

The investigation began as a check on th...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Update: Arrest Made in 7/6/17 Fatal Hit and Run Collision

TStillman

UPDATE
#2:

September 22, 2017 – After an extensive investigation by the Newark Police Department Traffic Unit, a Rule 9 arrest warrant was obtained for Todd A. Stillman for his involvement in a collision that occurred on 7/6/17 at 11:49pm on Elkton Road. ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Armed Robbery

September 20, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is
investigating an  armed robbery that occurred on 9/19/2017 at 11:50am atGallagher Jewelers, 410 Suburban Drive, Newark, DE.  An employee reported
that the suspect entered the store...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Traffic Collision

September 15, 2017 – On Friday, September 15, 2017 at approximately 11:40am the Newark Police Department responded to a traffic collision on northbound S. College Avenue just south of Welsh Tract Road.  Investigators have determined that a Ford b...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Strong Arm Robbery

Snapshot

September 12, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is
investigating a strong arm robbery that occurred on 9/1/2017 at approximately9:30p.m. in the parking of Wawa, 601 Ogletown Road, Newark, DE.  The
victim, a 48 year old male from N...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Purse Snatching Investigation

PMA

August 31, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is
investigating a purse snatching that occurred on Wednesday, 8/30/17 atapproximately 1:20p.m. in the parking lot of the Produce Marketing Association,
1500 Casho Mill Road.  The victim, a 27 ye...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2017

NPD Announces Trespassing Arrests

August 28, 2017– The Newark Police Department (NPD) has stepped up enforcement of trespassing in the area of the New Street Cemetery, 12 New Street, and the CSX railroad tracks after it was discovered that subjects were regularly using the cemet...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2017

UPDATE: Located Missing Person

Bricker photo

GOLD ALERT CANCELLED

Tammy Bricker has been located and is in good condition.

GOLD ALERT 

August 27, 2017– The Newark Police are currently searching for Tammy Bricker, a 47 year-old female missing from Newark. 

On Sunday, August 27...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Assault Arrest

B. Bryant

August 18, 2017 – The Newark Police Department has arrested Brandon Bryant after it was determined that he had assaulted an acquaintance in his home with an axe.  On 8/17/17 at 2:10pm. officers responded to the Newark Emergency Center, ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Armed Robbery Investigation

August
15, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is investigating an armed robbery thatoccurred on 8/14/17 at approximately 9:00p.m. at the Dunkin’ Donuts located at
1142 Elkton Road.  The victim, a 34 year old male employee...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2017

UPDATE CANCELLED Gold Alert - Missing Newark Man

Christian

****Canceled - Subject located safely****

GOLD
ALERT

August 12, 2017– The Newark Police are currently searching for Christian Figueroa a 24-year-old male missing from Newark. Christian was last seen by family members on August 12, 2017. ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2017

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation

Ellerbe

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation<_o3a_p>

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July 31, 2017 – The Newark Police Criminal Investigations
Unit has arrested 40 year old Thomas Ellerbe of Wilmington for the early morningshooting and robbery at the Applebee’s ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2017

Shooting Investigation

Shooting Investigation 2

Shooting Investigation

 

On Saturday July 29, 2017 at approximately 2:17 a.m. the Newark Police responded to the parking lot of Applebee’s located in the Suburban Plaza Shopping Center for a report of a shooting. Arriving officers located a male em...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Missing Person

S. Meyer

GOLD ALERT

 

July
25, 2017– The Newark Police Department is currently attempting to locate Sarah Meyer, a 33 year old female, whowas last seen in the area of Leeds Lane, Newark on 7...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2017

UPDATE CANCELLED Gold Alert: Missing Newark Man

chinski

***CANCELLED - Subject located safely****

GOLD ALERT

July 20, 2017– The Newark Police are currently searching for Kenneth Chinski a 51-year-old male missing from Newark. Kenneth was last seen by family members on July 12, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.&nbs...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2017

Armed Robbery Investigation

Robbery

July
15, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is investigating an armed robbery thatoccurred on 7/15/17 at approximately 2:30am in the area of S. Chapel Street and
Continental Avenue.  The two victims, who are both 20 year old Universityof D...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Updated: Missing Person Located

E. Miller

Update: July 14, 2017 - Erin Leigh Miller was located by police and is in good condition.

GOLD ALERT

 

July
13, 2017– The Newark Police Department and theSouthern Chester County Regional Police Department are currently...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Crash Investigation

UPDATE:

July
7, 2017 at 9:45pm- The Newark Police Department continues to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle onElkton Road in the area of Otts Chapel Road.  The initial investigation
has determined that the ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Update: Missing Newark Woman Located

Elterich2

GOLD ALERT CANCELED

July 7, 2017- Celestine Elterich returned home and is in good condition.

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GOLDALERT

July 7, 2017– The Newark Police are currently searching for Celestine Elterich a 24 year old fema...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Vehicle Tire Slashings

For Immediate Release

By Authority of: Deputy
Chief Kevin Feeney

Contact: Lieutenant FredNelson

302-366-7100 x3119Frederick.Nelson@cj.state.de.us

 

July 5, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is investigating
a series ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Accidental Discharge of a Firearm with Injury

Incident Type: Accidental Discharge of a Firearm with Injury

Location: Unit block Thorn Lane, Newark

On 6/29/17 at 6:43 PM, a male subject was inside his residence, attempting to connect an accessory to a semi-automatic handgun. The subject reported that he...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 30, 2017

Attempted Robbery Arrests

May 30, 2017 – On Sunday, 5/28/2017, Newark Police arrested
Sam Votta, Trumye Shackelford, and Ahmar Shackelford for an attempted robberythat occurred on Lovett Avenue at 2:37a.m.  The victim, a 21 year old male
University of Delawa...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Purse Snatching

S College

Purse Snatching<_o3a_p>

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May 3, 2017 – On Tuesday May 2, 2017, at approximately 10:28
p.m., the Newark Police responded to the parking lot of TGI Friday’s, locatedat 650 South College Avenue, for a report of a robbery. Officers made...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Residential burgarly Arrest

Hilaman

April 28, 2017 – On
4/5/2017 Newark Police responded to a residential burglary that occurred in theunit block of Academy Street.  Officers spoke with two 21 year old male
University of Delaware students who reported that an unknown ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2017

12 year old arrested for residential burglary and vehicle break-ins

April 22, 2017 – On Saturday, 4/22/2017, Newark Police
arrested a 12 year old male for the 4/7/2017 residential burglary on MonroRd.  The juvenile was located by police after a concerned citizen reported
seeing a young male with a b...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2017

Arrest Made- Unlawful Sexual Contact/Harassment Investigation

April 18, 2017- An arrest was made for these incidents.  See 4/18/17 press release for additional details.

April 15, 2017 – Newark Police Department is investigating three possibly related incidents that occurred in the late hours of 4/1...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Arrest Made- Harassment Investigation

Wyoming

April 18, 2017 - An arrest was made with regard to this incident.  See the 4/18/2017 press release for additional details.

April 12, 2017 – Newark Police Department is investigating a harassment complaint that occurred on 4/12/17 at appr...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Commercial Burglary Arrest

parker

April 12, 2017 – On
3/13/2017 Newark Police responded to a commercial burglary at Little Ceasars Pizza,located at 240 E. Delaware Avenue.  Employees reported that cash was
missing and that there was no forced entry into therestaur...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Update: Arrest Made- NPD investigates occupied residential burglary

April 22, 2017 - Arrest made.  See the 4/22/17 press release for updated information.

April 7, 2017 – Newark Police is investigating an occupied residential burglary that occurred on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5:44a.m. in the unit block of...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2017

Serial Newark Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested in Maryland

Vaughn, Nichholas

April 1, 2017 – On Friday, March 31, 2017 at
approximately 5:39 p.m. Newark Police Officers responded to the WSFS Banklocated at 201 Suburban Drive after receiving a 911 call from an employee
advising that a subject matching the description ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2017

2nd UPDATE - FALSE REPORT Newark Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery

Aydin

2nd UPDATE: Arrest
Made, 
False Report, Newark Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery <_o3a_p>

March 14, 2017 – The Newark Police Department has arrestedBrenda Aydin for falsely reporting an incident to the police. Aydin was taken
into custody...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2017

UPDATE: FALSE REPORT Newark Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery

UPDATE: FALSE REPORT Newark
Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery<_o3a_p>

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March 14, 2017 – The Newark Police Department, through anextensive overnight investigation, has determined that this case has been
falsely reported.  Charges...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2017

Newark Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery

Christina Mill

Newark Police Investigate Kidnapping/Robbery<_o3a_p>

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March 13, 2017 – On Monday March 13, 2017  at
approximately 8:13 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the 300 block ofChristina Mill Drive for a report of a robbery.  Offi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Bank Robbery - South College Avenue

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March 10, 2017 – On Friday March 10, 2017 at approximately
11:50 a.m. the Newark Police responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located at 622South College Avenue for  a report of a bank robbery. Officers arrived on
scene and learned that...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Newark Police St. Patrick's Day Initiatives

For Immediate Release

By Authority of: Chief Paul Tiernan

Contact: Lieutenant Fred Nelson

302-366-7100 x3119Frederick.Nelson@cj.state.de.us

The Newark Police Department (NPD) will be increasing order maintenance patrols throughout the City...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Indecent Exposure Suspect Arrested

Maxwell photo.jpg

For Immediate Release

By Authority of: Chief Paul Tiernan

Contact: Lieutenant Fred Nelson

302-366-7100 x3119Frederick.Nelson@cj.state.de.us

Updated<_o3a_p>

March 2, 2017 – On March 1,
2017 Donald W. Maxwell, Jr was located and arrested i...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Vehicle Collision Into Residence

Vehicle Collision into Residence

February 23, 2017 – At approximately 3:02 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the 200 block of Bent Lane for a report that a vehicle struck a residence. Officers arrived on scene and learned that a 26 year old male operator...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2017

Traffic stop leads to guns/drug arrest

Seized items.jpg

February 18, 2017 –Newark Police have arrested a Claymont man after a vehicle stop yielded two firearms, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.  The incident occurred Saturday morning at 3:42 a.m. when a Newark Police Officer was conducting...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2017

Robbery- Dunkin' Donuts

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February 17, 2017 –Newark
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Friday, 02/17/2017 atapproximately 5:00a.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts, 1142 Elkton Road, Newark.  The
victim, a 52 year old female Dunkin’ Don...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2017

Missing Person - Gold Alert *** Subject Located***

Majmudar

February 15, 2017 - Gunjan Majmudar has been located in good condition.

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February 14, 2017– The Newark Police are currently searching for Gunjan Majmudar a 38 year-old man missing from Newark.

 

On Tuesday February 14th the Newark Police...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2017

Bank Robbery- E. Delaware Ave (Updated)

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February 16, 2017 - A surveillance image of the suspect in the robbery has been included.  Anyone with additional information should contact Detective Daniel Bystricky at 302-366-7100 x3136 or Daniel.Bystricky@cj.state.de.us 

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2017

False Robbery Report Arrest

February 17, 2017 - 

Following an extensive criminal investigation, Newark Police Detectives have arrested 47 year old Joseph Freiling for falsely reporting a robbery on February 8, 2017 at 108 West Main Street.

Freiling turned himself in at NPD He...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Robbery - Barksdale Road

By Authority of: Chief Paul Tiernan

Contact: Lieutenant Bill Hargrove

302-366-7100 x3105, William.Hargrove@cj.state.de.us

January 25, 2017 – At 12:30 A.M. Newark Police officers responded to the area of Barksdale Road and Colonial Court for the rep...

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Police Press Releases