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Penns Grove Man Sentenced to 10-Year Prison Term for Drug Trafficking
‘Told you it was some fire’: Delaware fentanyl seller gets more than seven years in prison after deadly deal
The 30-year-old Delaware man wanted more fentanyl. “I passed out as soon as I did that [last night],” he texted his dealer, Stefano Saienni, on May 11, 2022. “Told you it was some fire tho,’’ Saienni responded. “Yeaaa,’’ the user wrote back. Saienni met him...
Delaware State Police Investigating Armed Robbery
The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery of a delivery truck that occurred last night in the New Castle area. On June 7, 2023, at approximately 11:16 p.m., troopers responded to the Wawa located at 7 East Commons Boulevard, New Castle for a report of an armed robbery. Troopers arrived on the scene and learned that two suspects approached a tractor-trailer that was parked next to the store while a 27-year-old male victim was in the trailer unloading and delivering products for Wawa. The first suspect walked into the trailer while displaying a firearm toward the victim and began removing cartons of cigarettes. During the robbery, the driver’s assistant, a 23-year-old male, exited the Wawa and was returning to the truck when the second suspect confronted him while displaying a firearm. Both suspects then removed an undisclosed number of cigarette cartons from the delivery truck before fleeing the scene in a dark-colored sedan. The victims were not injured.
Standoff with Armed barricaded suspect in Newark ends without incident
NEWARK, DE – The Delaware State Police were on the scene at the Compass at the Grove Apartments in Newark following a report of an armed individual barricaded on the property on Monday morning. The incident began on Monday afternoon. As a precaution, residences in the affected were evacuated, and all entrances to the apartment complex were closed by police. The event ended peacefully hours later. “The armed subject who had barricaded himself at the Grove Apartments located in the 1100 block of Compass Way, Newark, has surrendered to police without further incident,” the DSP said in a statement. “The The post Standoff with Armed barricaded suspect in Newark ends without incident appeared first on Shore News Network.
Newark Woman Goes Missing: Gold Alert Issued by Police
The New Castle County Division of Police has issued a Gold Alert for Samily Santiago, a 27-year-old Newark woman who left her residence in the early morning hours of Wednesday (6/7) without her prescribed medication. The police are unaware of her destination and are concerned for her welfare. Samily Santiago is described as 5’2’’, approximately 170 lbs with brown eyes and black/blonde hair. She was last seen wearing black yoga pants, white sneakers, and an unknown color shirt. Attempts to locate and contact her have been unsuccessful.
20 rescued after church carnival ride malfunctions in New Castle County
More than a dozen people, many of them children, had to be rescued from a carnival ride in New Castle County, Delaware.
Delaware State Police Issue Gold Alert for Missing Townsend Man
Delaware State Police Troop 6 is issuing a Gold Alert for 41-year-old Walter Wood of Townsend, Delaware. Walter was last seen in the Newark area on June 3, 2023. Attempts to contact or locate Walter have been unsuccessful, and there is a concern for his safety and well-being. Walter is...
Armed Suspect Surrenders at Newark’s Grove Apartments
NEWARK, DE – An armed man who had barricaded himself in the Grove Apartments, located in the 1100 block of Compass Way, surrendered to police on Monday afternoon without further incident. The subject, armed with a handgun, had barricaded himself in the apartment shortly after 1 p.m. He surrendered to the troopers at approximately 4:52 p.m. and was taken into custody without any reported injuries. A considerable police presence remains in the vicinity as the investigation is ongoing. The roads leading to the apartment complex have been reopened. Further details about the incident and arrest will be released as the The post Armed Suspect Surrenders at Newark’s Grove Apartments appeared first on Shore News Network.
Unsolved Murder Investigation Continues in Delaware
NEW CASTLE, DE – The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues its investigation into the unsolved murder of Lisa McCrossan, 36, from New Castle, Delaware. McCrossan’s case dates back to April 2015 and remains unresolved. On Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 5:31 a.m., McCrossan’s body was discovered near the east shoulder of River Road (State Route 9) between New Castle and Delaware City. The Division of Forensic Science determined her death as a homicide after assessing the traumatic injuries on her body. As the investigation unfolded, detectives discovered that McCrossan was discharged from Christiana Hospital two days prior, on Friday, The post Unsolved Murder Investigation Continues in Delaware appeared first on Shore News Network.
Air Quality Reaches Hazardous Levels in Delaware Due to Canadian Wildfires
DNREC, DHSS Advises New Castle County Residents to Stay Indoors, and Kent and Sussex Residents to Limit Time Outdoors. Wildfires in eastern Canada emitting particulate matter into the atmosphere continue to cause poor air quality throughout the region, including in Delaware. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) – which monitors air quality across the state – and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Public Health (DPH) urges Delawareans to take precautions to reduce risks associated with exposure to unhealthy and hazardous air quality levels.
Wildfires keep toll-takers off duty, shut DMV lanes
The smoke from Canadian wildfires has caused important changes in Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles operations today. Cash booths at toll plazas will be unattended. No violations will be issued. Inspection lanes in Wilmington, Delaware City and Dover will be closed. Georgetown’s lanes will remain open at this time, the agency announced early this morning. All road testing in Wilmington, ... Read More
Wilmington man sentenced following fatal fentanyl overdose
A Wilmington man was sentenced to over 7 years in federal prison for distributing fentanyl that led to a death. 31-year-old Stefano Saienni was convicted after selling counterfeit oxycodone pills, which included fentanyl, which led to the death of William Ebert, IV in May of 2022 in the Bear area.
Delaware crossing guard retires after 51 years and gets nose pierced to celebrate
Happy retirement Delores! The 82-year-old crossing guard started in 1972 at Castle Hills Elementary School in New Castle.
Cecil County farm catches fire twice in four months
For the second time in four months a fire was reported at a farm in Cecil County. The latest fire at Kilby Farms was reported just after 7am Wednesday.
Canadian wildfire smoke map: See where the haze is headed in Delaware, New Jersey and PA
Air quality in the region will be poor Thursday due to the smoke and haze from wildfires in Canada, according to the National Weather Service. The air quality index throughout Delaware is expected to be unhealthy Thursday. At 5 a.m., the Wilmington area was reporting an air quality index of 427, which is...
Police: Body found in Cecil County off I-95 connected to Baltimore murder
CECIL COUNTY, Md. — Police are reporting that abody found in Cecil County on Insterstate-95 belonged to a woman that was murdered in Baltimore in connection with a fatal fire in 2022. According to police, on April 12. 2022, state troopers were alerted to a possible body located at...
Matt Meyer launches 2024 bid for Delaware governor
New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer has launched a bid to become the next governor of Delaware. Before becoming the New Castle County executive, Meyer was a sixth and seventh grade math teacher prior to running for public office. He cited his experiences in the classroom as inspiration for his...
Invasive pest known as the citrus root weevil found at Port of Wilmington for first time
An unwelcomed visitor cruised into Delaware a couple of weeks ago. Agriculture specialists for U.S. Customs and Border Protection found a rare species of invasive pests at the Port of Wilmington, forcing them to fumigate the shipment. The pest is a species of citrus root weevil, an invasive insect that is known to feed...
66-Year-Old Newark Woman Charged with Felony Assault After Tasing 14-Year-Old Boy in Park
Lois Bert, a 66-year-old woman from Newark, has been charged with assault in the second degree after tasing a 14-year-old boy in May. The victim was playing in a park with friends when Bert overheard him yelling. She spoke briefly with the teens before leaving, but returned 30 minutes later carrying a black object.
Arrest Made in New Castle Gas Station Robbery
NEW CASTLE, DE – The Delaware State Police apprehended James Rice, 40, of New Castle, DE, for a robbery at a local gas station on Monday evening. At around 8:50 p.m. on Monday, troopers were called to the Shell gas station at 299 Christiana Road in New Castle, following a robbery report. A male suspect, later identified as James Rice, confronted an employee behind the sales counter, demanded cash, and absconded with an undisclosed amount of money in a blue Ford F150. While the troopers were still on scene investigating the robbery, Rice returned in the same vehicle and was The post Arrest Made in New Castle Gas Station Robbery appeared first on Shore News Network.
19-Year-Old Charged in Swatting Incident that Caused Police Response in Newark, Delaware
A 19-year-old named Joseph Mcelwee has been charged by officers from the New Castle County Division of Police following a swatting incident. On June 2, 2023, patrol officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in Newark, Delaware, following a fake report of three armed men entering the building.
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