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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Employee charged with altering credit card transactions at Rehoboth business

Michael J. Maricle, 48 of Lewes  was arrested  earlier this month on multiple counts of falsifying business records at his place of employment on North First Street in Rehoboth Beach.  Officers were called to the...

JPMorgan Chase does the right thing

Good afternoon, JPMorgan Chase did the right thing in redoubling its commitment to hire more ex-offenders. Readers seemed to agree,  with the story ranking first in page views by a wide margin so far this week....

Shipping companies to pay $1.8 million in Delaware Valley oil pollution case

Two shipping companies incorporated in Liberia pleaded guilty in federal court in Wilmington to failing to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of a hazardous condition and for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from...

Customs and Border Protection finds gun, 1,500 rounds in household shipment destined for Honduras

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discovered a handgun and nearly 1,500 rounds of ammunition on October 4 at the Port of Wilmington. CBP officers used a mobile x-ray to scan 200 cardboard boxes in...

Trending: Record year for seizures of stolen vehicles that were to be shipped from...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a stolen 2018 Cadillac Escalade, valued at more than $57,000 at the Port of Wilmington late last month. The recovery was one of a record 16 stolen vehicles...

Trending: Wilmington University announces True Crime Lecture Series

Starting Oct. 15, Wilmington University's  Criminal Justice Institute will present FBI profilers, undercover agents and investigators who handled some of the most infamous crimes in law enforcement history. The series is free and open...

Better Business Bureau helps shut down two illegal drug websites

The Better Business Bureau serving Delaware announced that they have successfully had two websites shut down that were illegally selling prescription and controlled substances from an address in Wilmington. BBB confirmed that “Drug Mart Pharmacy”...

Former WSFS, Citibank loan officer gets 18 months for bank fraud

U.S. District Court  Judge Richard G. Andrews sentenced Tae Kim, age 49, of Wayne, PA, to an 18-month prison sentence for bank fraud and conspiracy to commit bank fraud.  The Court also ordered Kim to...

Grand jury indicts former Wilmington City Council president on profiteering, misconduct charges

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust announced Monday that a grand jury  indicted former Wilmington City Council President Theopalis K. Gregory on charges of Profiteering and Official Misconduct. The...

Colonial School Board member jailed on sexual abuse charges involving juveniles

Colonial School District administrators confirmed  Saturday that  Ronnie Williams, 41, a member of its  Board of Education, was arrested by New Castle County Police and faces multiple charges related to the sexual abuse of...