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Posted on: December 25, 2016

Tips sought in fatal shooting

New Castle County police are seeking tips about a fatal shooting Tuesday evening in the Garfield Park neighborhood near New Castle.

A report of shots fired sent police to the first block of Karlyn Drive about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, Officer JP Piser sa...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Beware of thieves taking cars left to 'warm up'

Seven cars have been stolen this week as owners left them to warm up, New Castle County Police said today.

In all seven cases since Sunday, Cpl. Tracey Duffy said, the car owners were inside their homes when the "warm-up thieves" struck.

Leaving cars unatte...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

N.J. man found slain in Claymont

New Castle County Police have launched a homicide investigation after a New Jersey man was found dead in Claymont.

A 911 call about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday reported an unconscious man on a sidewalk in Claymont, according to police, who say responding officers fo...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Gunfire strikes house, car in Bear

Gunfire struck a house and car Wednesday night in the Bear neighborhood of Sparrow Run, New Castle County Police said Thursday, but no injuries were reported.

Officers responding to calls reporting the fired shots at about 7:30 p.m. found the damaged townh...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Driver charged in hit-run that injured 12-year-old

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New Castle County Police said today they have charged a driver in a recent hit-and-run collision that injured a 12-year-old boy.

Marsha Williams, 55, turned herself in Tuesday evening and was charged with leaving the scene of a collision resulting in injur...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Police ID woman found dead Friday

A woman found dead Friday night by a Wilmington-area road has been identified, New Castle County Police said Monday.

She was 27-year-old Aminia McCray, Cpl. Tracey Duffy said.

About 11:20 p.m. Friday, a witness reported seeing a person lying by the first bl...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Officer saves man from heroin OD at convenience store

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A county police officer rescued a man from an otherwise fatal heroin overdose today during her early morning stop at a convenience store near New Castle.
Officer First Class Megan McDole spotted and saved the unconscious man outside a Wawa on Airport Ro...Read more »

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Cancer patient, 5, to get dream of being a policeman

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Five-year-old Angel De Jesus Zamora, diagnosed in February with terminal brain cancer, on Tuesday will have his dream fulfilled of becoming a policeman.
New Castle County Police, in cooperation with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, invite the media to share t...Read more »

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Suspect charged with murder in Rutledge shooting

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County police today announced the first-degree murder arrest of Cheryl Jennings, 46, in the July 9 shooting death of 19-year-old Malcolm Evans of the Rutledge neighborhood in Bear.
Continuing an extensive investigation, a team from the Criminal Investi...Read more »

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Man charged with 10 vehicle break-ins

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New Castle County police today reported the arrest of 19-year-old Bear resident Thomas Lowe in connection with numerous burglaries and related crimes in county neighborhoods.
In the first two weeks of August, county officers responded to 10 burglaries ...Read more »

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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