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Milford couple indicted on charges of reporting and getting treatment for non-existent...

A Milford couple has been indicted on insurance fraud charges linked to reporting a non-existent auto accident. Diliana Legeros, 33, and Joseph Aubourg, 33,  were indicted by a Delaware Grand Jury  and were arrested after...

Crime mapping program now available to Wilmington residents

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Police Chief Robert Tracy  have unveiled a new online crime mapping program that is available immediately to citizens so they will have another tool to keep track of crime...

No one injured as shots are fired at robbery at Wilton Walmart

Shots were fired in a robbery at the Wilton Walmart of Route 40 in the New Castle area. The incident occurred at approximately 12:09 a.m., Tuesday. Delaware State Police   reported a black male suspect with...

Ex  Chemours staffer with ties to Chinese investors  pleads guilty to trade secrets theft

Jerry Jindong Xu, a Canadian citizen, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to steal trade secrets from Chemours in an elaborate plan that he hoped would lead to a rival chemical plant in...

Commercial cleaning company owner gets 18 months in prison on tax charges

The owner of a commercial cleaning company was sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison for income tax fraud for not turning withheld employee taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. Jeffrey Minner,...

Corrections officer arrested for smuggling teeth whitening strips to inmates

Delmar man also  allowed inmates to access prison computers Delaware State Police have arrested a Correctional Officer on several charges that included smuggling teeth  whitening strips in return for payments and allowing inmate access to...

Trump indicates he would sign bill that would ease federal curbs on marjuana

President Trump has indicated he would likely sign a bill co-authored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) that would loosen federal restrictions on marijuana. The bill, among other things,  would clear the way for banks and credit...

Former CPA gets four years in connection with diversion of trust fund and...

A former certified public accountant will spend four years in federal  prison on charges of looting a $3 million trust account and diverting money from an estate. Donald R.  Rice, formerly of Middletown, was sentenced...

Two Dover men arrested in connection with dozens of glass-smashing business burglaries

Delaware State Police with the assistance of multiple law enforcement  agencies have arrested two suspects in connection with dozens of business burglaries. The investigation began in April when departments saw a rash of commercial burglaries. During the...

Newport police chief faces charges stemming from parking lot accident

A New Castle County Grand Jury indicted Michael Capriglione, 62, the longtime Newport Police Chief.  The indictment, the result of an investigation conducted by the Delaware State Police and the Delaware Department of Justice Office...