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Monday, July 22, 2019

Former physician from Newark gets 30 months in bank fraud case

U.S. District Court  Judge Richard G. Andrews sentenced Zahid Aslam, 46, of Newark, to a 30-month prison sentence for making a false statement to a financial institution. The court also ordered Aslam to serve...

Former Dover Councilman arrested after pickup truck strikes Pride Parade official

A former Dover City Council member was arrested after his vehicle struck  an  official  of the  Pride Festival Parade with his vehicle. Dover Police arrested 90-year-old Reuben Salters on charges  3rd Degree Vehicular Assault following...

Business owner gets 5 years in prison and is ordered to pay $4.2...

William Cook, 63, of Berlin, MD was sentenced Thursday  by Delaware  U.S. District Court Judge Colm F. Connolly to five years in prison  on federal bank fraud, false statement, and money laundering charges. After a...

Guilty plea entered in $3 million bribes for in-state tuition scheme at Delaware...

Stephen Williams, of Neptune, NJ pleaded  guilty in federal court Friday  to bribery in a case of evasion of out of state tuition at Delaware State University Williams is the co-defendant of Crystal Martin, the...

Two-state Delmarva heroin investigation yields multiple arrests, drugs valued at $1 million

A two-state heroin investigation dubbed as  Operation Royal Flush has netted multiple arrests and heroin with a street value of $1 million. This operation was conducted by 11 agencies in Delaware and Maryland and led...

Police issue warning about counterfeit bills as beach season gets underway

In a heads up to business owners and residents  in coastal Delaware and Maryland, the Ocean City Police Department say counterfeit bills are already making he rounds. In the past week,  Ocean City Police have...

Inmate acquitted of charges in latest Vaughn uprising trial

An inmate accused of being the mastermind behind the Vaughn Correctional Institution uprising and hostage taking was acquitted by a jury. Roman Shankaras was the eighth defendant to face trial for his involvement in the February...

Former Newport Police Chief gets probation, fine after accident and order to delete video

Michael Capriglione, former Chief of Police for the Town of Newport, was ordered to surrender his certification and was sentenced to probation by a Kent County Superior Court judge. Capriglione pleaded guilty in February to...

Grand jury indicts Delmar man on home improvement fraud charges

A Sussex County Grand Jury indicted William R. Parlier, Delmar,  on charges of Racketeering, Home Improvement Fraud, Theft, and Carrying on a Specific Occupation without a License.  Parlier, 53, is accused of three individuals between...

Newark man one of 8 charged in connection with kidnapping-murder of Phil. business...

Eight men, including one Newark area resident,  have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the kidnapping and murder of a north Philadelphia business owner whose body was dumped in Cecil...