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Wilmington man faces possible 24-year sentence for death of store owner during attempted robbery

A 24-year-old Wilmington man has pleaded guilty to murder, weapons, and robbery charges for killing a store owner in an attempted robbery. Deputy Attorneys General Daniel McBride and Kate Butler secured the plea from Devonte Dorsett. In January...

Jury phone scam reported in Kent County

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit is warning about a jury summons scam that was  recently  reported in Kent County. In the most recent scam, consumers receive a call from a live person...

Elsmere man faces federal charges over pipe bomb incident

A  federal grand jury charged Mark Consiglio, 48, of Elsmere  with three counts of illegally possessing a destructive device.  Each charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years of imprisonment, three years of supervised release...

Lewes business owner arrested in connection with medical marijuana fraud case

Delaware State Police arrested a Lewes business owner  after  applications for medical marijuana were submitted at  Delaware Holistic Medicine, formerly known as Disjointed. The business is located in Lewes. The investigation got underway when the...

Delaware lawyer Neff gets eight years in federal prison for payday loan scheme

Wheeler Neff, a  Delaware lawyer  who spent nearly a decade helping clients collect hundreds of millions of dollars in payday loans was sentenced Friday to eight years in federal prison, fined $50,000 and ordered...

Neff to be sentenced on Friday in payday loan case

Sentencing is slated for  Friday in Philadelphia for Wheeler K. Neff. Neff, 69, of  north Wilmington was found guilty by a federal jury on November 17  of two counts of conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and...

Two arrested in connection Newark area robberies

Newark Police stopped a robbery in progress and later solved a number of other hold-ups. Newark Police arrested Shaun C. Bingham and Josh A. on Wednesday after the Newark Police Criminal Investigations Division was conducting...

Updated: Former Amtrak contract chief ‘s payoff case involves Milford company

A former Amtrak contract administrator has pleaded guilty in a case involving a Delaware company that upholsters train seats. Timothy Miller, 36, of Philadelphia was charged with one count of federal program bribery.  According to the...

Newark man faces 80+ charges for graffiti at businesses, homes, UD

A Newark man faces more than 80  charges stemming from 25 graffiti incidents at businesses, residences and the University of Delaware. In December 2017,  Newark Police Department Special Operations Unit began an investigation into multiple...

Two convicted in separate store, gas station robberies

Two men will receive prison terms for multiple robberies. A guilty plea in connection with the robbery of more than a dozen businesses will mean prison time for a 30-year-old Wilmington man. Kori Thomas agreed to...