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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Window-smashing burglar takes merchandise from Dover Oreck Vacuum store

Dover Police  are investigating a commercial burglary that occurred on Thursday morning between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.   During that time, the  suspect used a rock to break a front window to  Oreck Vacuum,...

3 states announce St. Patty’s Day weekend DUI enforcement effort along routes 13 and...

Law enforcement and transportation officials from Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, have partnered  in a drunken driving crackdown along routes 13 and 113 during St. Patrick's Day weekend. Law enforcement from 36 agencies across the three...

Landscape-fencing contractor faces charges of home improvement fraud

A landscape-fencing contractor has been charged with home improvement fraud. New Castle County Division of Police officers were dispatched to the 900 block  of Clydesdale Drive in the community of Rolling Meadows. They learned that the...

Staying away from scams

Good afternoon White collar crime stories get a lot of attention on our website. This week was no exception as two cases - one involving a Ponzi scheme on real estate investments and a  fencing contractor charged...

Part owner of Delaware real estate firm pleads guilty to $3.3 million ...

Carl Chen, owner of Chenmax Properties, Inc., a Delaware Real Estate Investment Trust, and part-owner of Re/Max Sunvest Realty Co., pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to wire-fraud charges that were described as a...

Scammers target Delmarva Power customers

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit says Delawareans should be wary of threatening collection calls purporting to be from Delmarva Power.  The callers claim the consumer has an overdue balance and threaten to have...

State Police undertake two-day crackdown on toll-evading commercial vehicles

Motor carrier enforcement units  from the Delaware and Maryland State Police have launched a crackdown on commercial vehicles attempting to evade tolls on the Route 301 bypass. The action began as Cecil County residents and communities...

Smyrna Police charge man in nationwide wire, phone fraud case

Smyrna Police have charged a local man for a  phone and wire fraud scam involving multiple alleged victims across the country. In late February, Smyrna detectives were notified by the Sedona, AZ Police of an...

Police officer arrested after confrontation during check of underage patrons at Felton bar

A Blades and Ellendale police officer with a loaded gun was arrested at a Felton tavern after being accused of interfering in an effort to identify underage patrons. Shortly before midnight, on Saturday officers from...

New Castle Police roll out app for mobile devices

New Castle County Police rolled out a  new mobile app for Apple and Android devices. The free app can be found by searching “New Castle County Police” in Apple and Android app stores. This new app...