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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

2 men rob Jake’s Wayback Burgers store near Elsmere

State Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Jake's Wayback Burgers,  2405 Kirkwood Highway, near Elsmere, Wednesday night.  At 8:57 p.m. , two suspects entered the store carrying handguns. One suspect entered through the...

Markell, Biden propose bans on assault rifles and large-capacity magazines

  Gov. Jack Markell, Lt. Governor Matt Denn and Attorney General Beau Biden unveiled a series of firearms proposals that include a ban on large-capacity magazines, a ban on so-called "assault rifles" like the one...

(Photos) 3 Md. men sought in connection with Sussex bank fraud case

The Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit is asking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate three Maryland linked to multiple counts of fraud.  The incidents took place over a three month period starting in...

Rehoboth Beach man jailed on charges of running up $2,500 in charges on grandmother’s...

  Delaware State Police have arrested a Rehoboth Beach man, 24,  in connection with the theft of  his grandmother's credit card.  Maxwell J. Schenck charged with for 61 counts of Unlawful Use of a Credit Card...

Greenwood man sought in connection with theft from former employer

  The Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit is asking the public’s assistance in finding a Greenwood man involved in multiple counts of theft. The incidents took place over a three month period starting in May...

Newark resident, 18, linked to 162 graffiti incidents

Newark Police have arrested a local resident following a wave of graffiti vandalism. Felix  Smith, 18,  was linked to 162 instances of graffiti throughout the city of Newark and the University of  Delaware campus. Police reported...

Gunman robs University Plaza WSFS Bank

 Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning at the WSFS Bank in University Plaza, southeast of Newark. At 7:45 a.m., two female employees, were preparing to open the bank. As one...

Police release surveillance photos of suspect in murder of Newport market owner

Delaware State Police detectives have released surveillance photos of the suspect wanted in the Penn Bantam Market robbery/homicide of Hemantkumar Maganlal Chauhan, 57,  of  Newport. Chauhan died of knife wounds suffered during the robbery. The...

Daylight burglaries reported in two Bear-area townhouse communities

(From New Castle County Police) New Castle County Police are presently investigating numerous daytime residential burglaries that have been occurring within two townhouse communities in Bear. Over the past several weeks County Police have been...

Newark Police arrest man accused of trying to take copper wire from construction...

Newark Police  Sunday  arrested  Wayne A. Cassidy, 62,  of New Castle,  after getting  a report of a burglary at  townhouse complex under construction. At around 10:50 a.m.,  officers were called to the 1200 block of...