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Friday, December 15, 2017

'Distraction burglary' reported by homeowners

Newark Police are warning police about “distraction burglaries” involving a pitch for landscaping work. On Sep. 18th , a homeowner, 82, on the 100 block of Panorma Drive, received a knock at the door from...

N.C. County Police offer cell phone text alerts

A new alert network is now available to the public in New Castle County. By visiting the police web site, www.nccpd.com, and clicking on the “Tips/Alerts” section, anyone can sign up to receive text and...

Del. Smartphone app can report potential security threats

Delawareans can now use their smartphones to report potential security threats. The Delaware Information and Analysis Center (DIAC) now offers a mobile app to report suspicious activities in real-time by attaching a photo, sending location...

Harrington man shot, killed as SUV rams patrol car

Delaware State Police are investigating an incident Saturday night in the Harrington that resulted in a trooper fatally wounding a man who rammed a patrol car. Police said that around 9:30 p.m., Angel A....

Man driving front end loader leads police on chase that ends in pond

A man from Bear, Del. Is free on bail after State Police reported that  he stole his own truck with the help of a front end loader and later led troopers on a chase...

Updated: Boyfriend charged with New Castle-area murder

Smith New Castle County Detectives have arrested Wade Smith,34, of the 500 block of South DuPont Highway in the Pine Valley Apartment complex, New Castle. He has been charged in the murder of Ashleigh Close....

Man robbed outside Christiana Mall

Delaware State Police are investigating the attempted strong-arm robbery of a man, 22, in a field north of the Christiana Mall, southeast of Newark. At about 1:15 p.m. Sunday, the man was walking from Christiana...

City, UD police to conduct joint patrols

University of Delaware Police and Newark Police will be conducting joint patrols on the campus and in the neighboring community this weekend to promote safety and to respond quickly to any issues involving over...

Couple arrested after heroin found in Scottfield home

New Castle County Detectives Thursday arrested a husband and wife after undercover officers learned that Shawn Earl, 24 and Theresa Earl, 31 were allegedly  selling heroin from their Scottfield home south of Newark. Both were...

Troopers, Milford Police find suspected meth labs

Two men were arrested in separate investigations into “meth labs” near Milford and Harrington. On Sunday afternoon, Delaware State Police were told of a possible lab in a shed on Lewis Pond Lane in Kent...