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Posted on: May 29, 2015

"Operation Smack Down" Nets Forty-Two Suspects

An investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs and acts of violence in New Castle County led to the arrest of forty-two men and women in New Castle County. This endeavor would not have been a success without the assistance of the Federal Bureau ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

Burglary Prevention Tips

New Castle County is currently experiencing a decrease in all crimes including crimes of theft, thefts from vehicles and burglaries. The decrease can be contributed to the Property Crime Initiative implemented by Colonel Setting in 2014, following the su...Read on...

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Posted on: May 25, 2015

Gold Alert for Richard Brown Cancelled

Richard Brown has been located and is okay.

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Posted on: May 24, 2015

New Castle County Police Issues “Gold Alert” Police Seek Missing Person- Richard Brown

New Castle County Police are presently searching for Richard Brown, a 76 year old male from the 200 block of Coale Lane in Townsend Delaware 19734.

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Posted on: May 22, 2015

New Castle County Police CANCELS “Gold Alert” Police Seek Missing Person

Lamar Lumpkin was located early this morning in the city of Wilmington by the Wilmington Police Department. He is well and has been returned to his family. Gold Alert cancelled.

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Posted on: May 21, 2015

New Castle County Police Issues “Gold Alert” Police Seek Missing Person- 82 year old Lamar Lumpkin

New Castle County Police are presently searching for Lamar Lumpkin Jr., an 82 year old man from the unit block of Harrow Place in Wilmington.

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Posted on: May 21, 2015

NCCPD Investigates Death and Two Unconscious People from the Same Residence

On May 20th, 2015 The New Castle County Police were notified by the New Castle County Paramedic division about a particular residence of concern due to three recent medical emergencies.

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Posted on: May 20, 2015

Gold Alert for Vangelina Reynolds Cancelled

Vangelina Reynolds was located in upstate New York and is alive and well. She was returned to her family this afternoon. Gold Alert cancelled.

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Posted on: May 19, 2015

NCCPD Officer Administers NARCAN and Revives Overdose Victim

New Castle County Police responded to the 500 Block of Homestead Road for an apparent opioid overdose. An officer who was trained to use NARCAN administered the drug and revived the victim using his assigned NARCAN kit.

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

NCCPD Responds to Copper Theft from Residence

The New Castle County Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of Rockrose Drive in the community of Meadowood on Friday afternoon for the report of a theft of copper piping from a residence.

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

Multiple Thefts from Unsecured Motor Vehicles in Gwinhurst

The New Castle County Police responded to over 6 thefts from unsecured motor vehicles in the community of Gwinhurst Sunday morning.

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Posted on: May 16, 2015

New Castle County Police Issues “Gold Alert” Cancellation- Verde McGann

Verde McGann has been located and is in good health. Gold Alert cancelled.

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

New Castle County Police Issues “Gold Alert” Police Seek Missing Person- Verde McGann

New Castle County Police are presently searching for VERDE MCGANN, a 74 year old female who resides in the unit block of Stardust Drive in the development of Melody Meadows.

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Gold Alert for James Leary Cancelled

James Leary has been located and is in good health. Gold Alert cancelled.

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

New Castle County Police Issues “Gold Alert” Police Seek Missing Person- James Leary

New Castle County Police are presently searching for James Leary, a 44 year old male from the 300 block of Poplar Ave in Newark.

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Posted on: May 14, 2015

NCCPD Seeking Public Comment

The New Castle County Division of Police is seeking public comment on its application for funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial, Justice Assistance Grant.

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Posted on: May 12, 2015

Death Investigation in Misty Vale Farms-UPDATE

The New Castle County Police Department, in conjunction with the Delaware Attorney General’s Office and The Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security Division of Forensic Science, continues its investigation in regards to the death of Ty Sawyer,...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2015

New Castle County Police Issues “Gold Alert” Police Seek Missing Person- Vangelina Reynolds

New Castle County Police are presently searching for Vangelina Reynolds, a 24 year old female from the unit block of Monticello Boulevard in New Castle.

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Posted on: April 29, 2015

NCCPD Canine Rookies

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Posted on: April 29, 2015

NCCPD Issues "Gold Alert," Police Seek Missing Person, Felipe Rivera

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for Felipe Rivera, a 24-year-old man from the 1400 block of Brook Lane in Wilmington.

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Posted on: April 8, 2015

NCCPD Reminds Residents to PARK SMART

It’s spring time! As we welcome the warm weather, the beautiful and free New Castle County Parklands become more popular for citizens to enjoy. The New Castle County Police Department wants to remind all citizens to remember to “PARK SMART”.

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Posted on: August 11, 2014

Wilmington Man Found with Loaded Weapon

The NCCPD, Mobile Enforcement Team (M.E.T.) have arrested Stephen Thomas, a 24-year-old male from the 2600 block of Monroe Street in Wilmington, Delaware. He has been charged with weapon related offenses after he was stopped by police for speeding.

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Posted on: August 11, 2014

"Gold Alert" Cancelled- Marian Blount

New Castle County Police have located Marian Blount.

Posted on: August 10, 2014

NCCPD Issues "Gold Alert," Police Seek Missing Person

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for Marian Blount, a 53-year-old female from the unit block of Arbor Drive (Overview Gardens) in New Castle, DE.

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Posted on: August 9, 2014

Burglary Suspect Apprehended

NCCPD arrested William Martin, a 36-year-old male from the 100 block of Faraday Court in Bear. He has been charged with burglary related offenses after detectives linked him to(6) burglaries in Treelane Terrace and Lafayette Landing TH.

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Posted on: August 9, 2014

Police Search for "Peeping Tom"

New Castle County Police are searching for a suspect that was observed “peeping” into the window of a home in the Willow Run community.

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Posted on: August 7, 2014

NCCPD Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Seizure

New Castle County Police have arrested Squire Williams IV, a 27 year old male who resides in the 200 block of Mariners Way, Bear, DE, on drug charges during a traffic stop.

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Posted on: August 6, 2014

Pedestrian Stop Nets Heroin and Cocaine

NCCPD have arrested TJ Willis, a 20-year-old male from the 500 block of S. Heald Street in Wilmington and David Henry, a 29-year-old male from the unit block of Dunsmore Road in Newark.

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Posted on: August 5, 2014

NCCPD Seeks Assistance in Locating Robbery Suspect

The New Castle County Police is currently searching for Delroy Carter, a 26-year-old man with a last known address in the unit block of West Lake Street in Middletown, Delaware. He is wanted in reference to a robbery that occurred in Simonds Gardens.

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Posted on: August 4, 2014

Police Search for Home Invasion Suspect

New Castle County Police are currently searching for Benjamin Byer, a 20-year-old man with a last known address in the 500 block of Beebe Road in Harrington, Delaware. He is wanted in reference to a home invasion in the Winterset Farms community.

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Posted on: August 3, 2014

Possible Barricaded Subject

New Castle County Police responded to the 100 block of Stamm Boulevard, (Swanwyck Estates) in New Castle for a possible barricaded subject.

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Posted on: July 31, 2014

Guns Confiscated from Probationer

New Castle County Police have arrested Alphonso Williams, a 25-year-old male from the 4000 block of N. Market Street in Wilmington. He has been charged with weapon related offenses after a traffic stop.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

NCCPD Searches for Burglary Suspect

New Castle County Police are currently searching for a burglary suspect from an incident that occurred earlier this month.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Probationer Arrested with Heroin

New Castle County Police have arrested Dale McNeill, a 57-year-old male with a last known address in the 900 block of E. 7th Street in Wilmington. He has been charged with drug related offenses after probation officers learned McNeill changed his address.

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Posted on: July 29, 2014

Colonel E. M. Setting Announces Supervisory Promotions

New Castle County Police Chief E. M. Setting proudly announced earlier today the promotion of four officers from within the police department. The following officers have been promoted and will soon be given their new assignments:

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Posted on: July 29, 2014

NCCPD Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Money Seizure

New Castle County Police have arrested Troy Waller, a 37 year old male who resides in the unit block of Versallies Court (Frenchtown Woods), Newark, DE, on drug charges during a traffic stop.

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Posted on: July 28, 2014

Colonel Setting featured in Delaware Today magazine

Colonel Setting has been featured in the August issue of Delaware Today magazine. The article highlights the T.A.P.S. program and the achievements of our officers. See the link to view the article.

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Posted on: July 28, 2014

NCCPD Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Money Seizure

New Castle County Police, Mobile Enforcement Team (M.E.T.) members have arrested Richard Lloyd, a 37 year old male who resides in the 500 block of Stewarton Court, New Castle, DE, on drug charges during a traffic stop.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Crime Alert “Peeping Tom” reported in Garfield Park

New Castle County Detectives are currently investigating peeping incidents, where a black male was seen looking into windows of a residence in the unit block of Onaway Place within the community of Garfield Park (New Castle, DE. 19720).

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Posted on: July 16, 2014

NCCPD Charges Women with Kidnapping

New Castle County Police have arrested Jessica Jones, a 19-year-old female from the unit block of Kingston Road (Oakmont) in New Castle, DE and Laneeka Clark, a 25-year-old female from the 3300 block of N. 5th Street in Philadelphia, PA. They have both be...Read on...

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Posted on: July 16, 2014

NCCPD Search Warrant Yields Heroin Seizure

New Castle County Police have arrested Darrell Stokes, a 28 year old male who resides in the unit block of Polk Drive located in Wilmington, DE., on drug offenses after the NCCPD Mobile Enforcement Team (M.E.T.) executed a search warrant.

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Posted on: July 14, 2014

NCCPD Issues "Gold Alert," Police Seek Missing Juvenile

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for Adreanne Mollett, a 13-year-old female from the unit block of Curlew Circle in Sparrow Run.

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Posted on: July 14, 2014

Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed in New Castle

New Castle County Police are currently investigating the robbery of a pizza delivery driver in the area of the 1500 block of New Jersey Avenue in the Hampton Walk Apartment Complex in New Castle.

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Posted on: July 14, 2014

Shooting Investigation at Georgetown Manor Apartments

The New Castle County Police have arrested Marcus Rosser, a 24 year old male who resides in the 200 block of Christiana Road, New Castle, Delaware for assault and gun related charges following an investigation that began Sunday (07/13) night.

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Posted on: July 11, 2014

County Police Make Arrest in Burglary Investigations

New Castle County Police have arrested 31 year old Joseph Brzozowski, of the 300 block of Chestnut Lane Townsend, Delaware, in connection with multiple burglaries that occurred in the community of Sycamore Farms.

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Posted on: July 10, 2014

NCCPD Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin Seizure

New Castle County Police, Mobile Enforcement Team-Central members have arrested Michael Honie, a 26 year old male who resides in the unit block of Egret Court, Newark, Delaware, on drug charges as a result of a traffic stop.

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Posted on: July 9, 2014

Colonel E. M. Setting Announces Promotions

New Castle County Police Chief E. M. Setting proudly announced the promotion of two officers earlier today.

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Posted on: July 9, 2014

New Castle County Police Issues “Gold Alert”

New Castle County Police are presently searching for Mark Kalla, aka “Jenifer Scot” a 57 year old male who resides in the 500 block of South DuPont Hwy, (Pine Valley Apartments) New Castle, Delaware 19720.

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Posted on: July 3, 2014

Village of Windhover Victim Succumbs to Injuries

Ira Hopkins, a 35-year-old male from the 300 block of Sandburg Place located in Newark, DE has died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the shooting that occurred Tuesday evening in the Village of Windhover Apartment Complex. The New Castle Count...Read on...

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Posted on: July 3, 2014

Doe Run Road Flasher Arrested

The New Castle County Police have arrested Joel Stevenson, a 46-year-old male from the unit block of Lamatan Road (Lamatan) in Newark, DE. He has been charged with indecent exposure and other additional charges after he was identified as the man running ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 2, 2014

NCCPD Issues "Gold Alert" Police Seek Missing Person

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for David Walker, a 34-year-old male with a last known address in the 600 block of West Avenue in New Castle, DE.

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Posted on: July 2, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Shooting, Village of Windhover Apartments

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the 300 block of Sandburg Place in the Village of Windhover Apartment Complex.

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Posted on: July 1, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Robbery

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating a robbery that occurred at Carpenter Liquors located in the Carpenter Plaza Shopping Center in Wilmington, DE.

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Posted on: July 1, 2014

Possible Abduction

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating the possible abduction of Nefertiri Trader, a 33-year-old female from the unit block of Freedom Trail (Saddlebrook) in New Castle.

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Posted on: June 30, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Homicide, Sparrow Run Townhouses

New Castle County Police are currently investigating the shooting of a male victim that occurred this evening in the community of Sparrow Run Townhouses.

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Posted on: June 27, 2014

Wanted Indecent Exposure Suspect

New Castle County Police are currently searching for Charles Riley, a 39 year old male whose last known address is the 1200 block of North Tatnall Street Wilmington, DE. Riley is known to frequent the Bear/Glasgow area.

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Posted on: June 27, 2014

Investigators Release Composite Sketch of Robbery Suspect

New Castle County Detectives are continuing their investigation of a robbery that occurred on Monday, June 23rd, in the community of Wellington Woods.

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Posted on: June 24, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Shooting in Willow Chase Apartments

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred last evening at 9:09 p.m., in the Willow Chase Apartments, located in New Castle, DE.

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Posted on: June 24, 2014

Police Search for Suspect

New Castle County Police are currently searching for a “Demetr Midved” in connecting with the fraudulent use of a credit card.

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Posted on: June 21, 2014

NCCPD Issues Gold Alert

New Castle County Police are presently searching for Eric M. Butler, a 50 year old male who resides in the unit block of East Savanah Drive (Caravel Farms) Bear, Delaware 19701.

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Posted on: June 20, 2014

NCCPD Search Warrant Yields Heroin and Money Seizure

New Castle County Police have arrested Terrell Davis, a 43 year old male, Dawn Adkins, a 40 year old female, and Tracy Munson, a 34 year old from the unit block of Del Haven Court, on drug offenses.

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Posted on: June 19, 2014

Graffiti Arrest

New Castle County Police have arrested Matthew Collins, an 18-year-old male from the 2800 block of Fawkes Drive in Wilmington. He has been charged with a graffiti related offense after police linked him to graffiti on the former property of the Three Lit...Read on...

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Posted on: June 18, 2014

"Gold Alert" Cancelled

Norberto Ramos has been located.

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

NCCPD Search Warrant Yields Marijuana Grow Operation

New Castle County Police have arrested Gabriel Carey, a 32 year old male, and Amber Ramey, a 28 year old female from the 700 block of Seymour Road on drug offenses after the NCCPD Drug Control Squad executed a search warrant in the community of Fairwinds.

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

NCCPD Issues "Gold Alert," Police Seek Missing Person, Christian Figueroa

New Castle County Police are currently searching for Christian Figueroa, a 21-year-old male from the unit block of Auburn Drive (Coventry) in New Castle, DE.

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Posted on: June 16, 2014

NCCPD Search Warrant Yields Drug and Cash Seizure

New Castle County Police have arrested Irene Hollis, a 34 year old female, Ria Traenkner, a 34 year old female, and David Brown, a 21 year old male.

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Posted on: June 13, 2014

NCCPD Searches for Man Performing Lewd Acts

Detectives from the New Castle County Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU) are currently searching for a man performing lewd acts in the communities of Todd Estates and Brookside.

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Posted on: June 12, 2014

Investigators Release Composite Sketch of Home Invasion Suspect

New Castle County Detectives are continuing their investigation of a home invasion that occurred on Thursday, June 5th, at approximately 1:40 a.m. in the Community of Buena Vista.

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Posted on: June 11, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Shooting, Foxwood Apartments

New Castle County Police are continuing the investigation into the shooting in Foxwood Apartments. Investigators have learned Jason Brunson, a 41-year-old male from the unit block of Harlech Hall was the shooter in last night’s incident.

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Posted on: June 10, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Shooting, Foxwood Apartments

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a shooting in Foxwood Apartments.

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Posted on: June 10, 2014

Newark Teens Charged with Attempted Robbery

New Castle County Police have arrested two Newark 13-year-olds with attempted robbery and other related offenses after they were nabbed for attempting to take a cellphone from an 11-year-old.

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Posted on: June 10, 2014

Crime Alert, Phone Scam

The New Castle County Police would like to warn citizens of a Wilmington Police Department officer impersonation scam.

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Posted on: June 9, 2014

NCCPD Continues OHV Enforcement Initiative

New Castle County Police are continuing to address the “Quality of Life” issues in our communities through different initiatives such as the enforcement of Off Highway Vehicles (OHVs) on public roadways and private property.

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Posted on: June 9, 2014

“Gold Alert” Cancellation Missing Person Located

Angelita Matos has been located.

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Posted on: June 8, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Shooting in the Community of Brookside Park-UPDATE

New Castle County Police continue their investigation into the shooting of a 24-year-old male in the community of Brookside Park.

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Posted on: June 8, 2014

Teen Arrested for Robbery of 82-year-old

New Castle County Police have arrested Marcus Morrison, an 18-year-old male from the 1300 block of Oak Street in Wilmington. He has been charged with robbery and other related offenses.

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Posted on: June 8, 2014

NCCPD Issues "Gold Alert" Police Seek Missing Person

New Castle County Police are currently searching for Angelita Matos, a 20-year-old female from the unit block of Rose Hall in Newark.

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Posted on: June 6, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Shooting in the Community of Brookside Park

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a shooting in the community of Brookside Park.

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Posted on: June 6, 2014

Major Robert Becker Retires After 23 Years of Service

(New Castle, DE) On Friday, June 6, 2014, Major Robert Becker, the Deputy Chief of the Operations Branch with New Castle County Police Department, concluded 23 years of distinguished service. A walkout ceremony was held today at the Corporal Paul J. Swee...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Homicide Fieldcrest Apartments

The New Castle County Police have identified the victim of last night’s homicide as Jalan Hudson, a 24-year-old male from the 700 block of Peachtree Road (Fieldcrest Apartments) in Claymont, Delaware.

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Posted on: June 5, 2014

NCCPD Investigates Homicide Fieldcrest Apartments

New Castle County Police are currently investigating the homicide of a male victim that occurred earlier this evening.

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Posted on: June 5, 2014

NCCPD Search Warrant Yields an Illegal Drug, Gun and Cash Seizure

New Castle County Police have arrested Domonick Richards, a 26 year old male who resides in the unit block of Printz Drive located in Bear, DE., on drug offenses after the NCCPD Drug Control Squad executed a search warrant in the community of Stone Mill.

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Posted on: June 5, 2014

Indecent Exposure in the Community of Raven Glen

The New Castle County Police Detectives are currently investigating an indecent exposure complaint that occurred in the community of Raven Glen.

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Posted on: June 3, 2014

Bear Resident Charged with 4th Offense DUI

New Castle County Police have arrested Mitchell Angle, a 53-year-old male from the 100 block of Dasher Avenue (Whethersfield) in Bear. He has been charged with his fourth (4th) offense DUI and other related offenses after he fled the scene of an accident.

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Posted on: June 1, 2014

NCCPD Issues Gold Alert

New Castle County Police are presently searching for Stephen Branscome, a 59 year old male who resides in the 200 block of Broad Street St. Georges, DE.

Posted on: June 1, 2014

NCCPD Issues Gold Alert

New Castle County Police are presently searching for Corey Parker, a 26 year old male who resides in the unit block of Darley Road Claymont, DE.

Posted on: May 31, 2014

NCCPD Seeks the Public's Help Identifying Suspect

NCCPD seeks the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect.

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Posted on: May 31, 2014

NCCPD Seeks the Public's Help Identifying Suspect

The NCCPD is seeking the public's help identifying a fraud suspect

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Posted on: May 31, 2014

NCCO Public Safety Day

The New Castle County Division of Public Safety, in cooperation with the Colonial School District, is proud to announce their participation in Public Safety Day.

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Posted on: May 30, 2014

Domestic Arrest in Delaware City

New Castle County Police have arrested Robert Love, a 30 year old male who resides in the 100 block of 5th Street located within the Delaware City Mobile Home Park.

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

Burglary Suspect Arrested

New Castle County Police have arrested Connor Lemon, a 21-year-old male from the 900 block of Sugar Pine Drive in Bear, DE. He has been charged with burglary and other related offenses after detectives linked him to burglaries in the Hickory Woods and Ca...Read on...

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

NCCPD Warns Residents of a Phone Scam Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer

New Castle County Police are investigating a phone scam where the caller identifies himself as a law enforcement official and attempts to collect money from the victim for outstanding warrants or fines.

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