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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Catalytic converter thefts on upswing from large public parking lots

Delaware State Police have recently noticed a rise in the theft of catalytic converters from vehicle exhaust systems. Honda CRV’s are the most common vehicle type being targeted. However, other makes have also been targeted. The...

Delaware ranks low in rate of holiday crime

Alarms.org  ranked Delaware near the bottom in the rate of holiday crime. The Holiday Crime Report that details the states most (and least) affected by crime during the holiday season. Delaware ranked as the eighth-lowest...

Customs and Border Protection sets area record in recovering stolen vehicles

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in the Baltimore Field Office set a record in 2019 for recoveries of stolen vehicles being exported from the United States. Collectively, CBP officers at seaports in Baltimore,...

Kennett Township Manager charged with embezzling more than $3 million

Kennett Township Manager Lisa M. Moore, 46,  has been arrested on charges related to embezzling more than $3 million. According to the Chester County District Attorney's Office, Moore, who lives in Kennett Square,  worked for...

Corrections health system weaknesses outlined in new report

A report on the Delaware Department of Correction health system found dedicated staff members and well-run programs but also detected a “siloed” system with communications issues and the lack of a functioning quality improvement...

Business people: Dec. 6, 2019

Trinity Logistics names president Trinity Logistics, Seaford, a Burris Logistics Company, announced Sarah Ruffcorn has been named President. Ruffcorn has a 17-year tenure with Trinity Logistics, starting as a Logistics Specialist and most recently Chief Operations...

Trending: Joint police effort nets 41 arrests in Claymont-north Wilmington area

A multi-agency operation conducted last week at targeted locations in the north Wilmington and Claymont area has resulted in the arrests of 41 on criminal charges. Delaware State Police reported what was described as a...

Trending: New Mexico man gets 27-month sentence for ‘swatting’ threats to Walmart,...

 A New Mexico man was sentenced to two years and three months for "swatting" threats to a school and a Walmart in Georgetown. Stephen S. Landes, 29, of Roswell pled guilty in August to one...

2 men arrested in connection with thefts from Georgetown parking meters

Georgetown Police have arrested two men during the early morning hours after they were observed damaging and removing money from town parking meters. On Monday at about 1:53 a.m., Georgetown Police were patrolling the area...

Rapper with Delaware address faces federal witness tampering charges

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Charles Salley, a/k/a “Dark Lo,” a/k/a “Ron Harvey,” 37, of Clayton, DE, was indicted on charges of   witness tampering. The Indictment alleges that on November 6,...