Latest Police News for June 2013

  • Juveniles Arrested for Attempted Robbery

    Posted on 06/25/2013 18:41 PM

    An investigation revealed that two suspects were associates and had met that evening to search for victims to rob.

  • Police Investigate Shooting

    Posted on 06/24/2013 09:09 AM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate Vehicle Crash with Rollover

    Posted on 06/23/2013 23:16 PM

    Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash with rollover that occurred at the intersection of North Van Buren Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

  • Police Investigate Shooting

    Posted on 06/22/2013 10:13 AM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate Shooting

    Posted on 06/21/2013 22:59 PM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Spinning Tires Lead to Firearm Arrest

    Posted on 06/20/2013 17:03 PM

    Two convicted felons were arrested with a firearm after squealing tires drew the attention of police officers.

  • Police Investigate Attempted Sexual Assault

    Posted on 06/18/2013 16:12 PM

    The suspect appears to have entered through an unsecured front door of the residence.

  • Burglar Found Hiding on Roof

    Posted on 06/17/2013 23:24 PM

    A burglar hiding on a roof was arrested after watchful neighbors contacted police when he attempted to break into a corner liquor store.

  • Drug Dealer Arrested Following Foot Chase

    Posted on 06/17/2013 22:50 PM

    An indiscreet drug dealer was arrested with 191 bags of heroin after a loud altercation drew the attention of police officers.

  • Police and Downtown Visions Cooperate to Catch Robbery Suspects

    Posted on 06/17/2013 22:14 PM

    The ongoing partnership between the Wilmington Department of Police and Downtown Visions resulted in two robbery suspects being arrested shortly after committing their crime.

  • Police Investigate Suspicious Package, Conduct Controlled Detonation

    Posted on 06/17/2013 21:18 PM

    A suspicious package found in Canby Park was destroyed via controlled detonation by Wilmington Department of Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team members.

  • Burglar Caught in Front Yard

    Posted on 06/17/2013 10:49 AM

    Samuel Copeland was committed to Sussex Community Correctional Center in lieu of an $5,000 unsecured bond.

  • Police Investigate Shooting

    Posted on 06/17/2013 09:58 AM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate Supermarket Robbery

    Posted on 06/13/2013 20:50 PM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Wilmington Taxis Cited in Joint Operation

    Posted on 06/13/2013 16:11 PM

    The Wilmington Department of Police and the DMV will continue to monitor the taxi companies serving the citizens of Wilmington to ensure that they comply with established regulations.

  • Investigation Leads to Heroin Seizure

    Posted on 06/12/2013 14:09 PM

    Investigators located 799 bags of heroin with a street value of approximately $4,000.

  • Police Investigate Shooting

    Posted on 06/12/2013 08:39 AM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Police Investigate Convenience Store Homicide

    Posted on 06/07/2013 22:34 PM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Pedestrian Struck Crossing Pennsylvania Avenue

    Posted on 06/07/2013 21:54 PM

    Westbound traffic on Pennsylvania Avenue was closed for approximately one hour as the Collision Reconstruction Team conducted an investigation.

  • Police Issue Storm Advisory

    Posted on 06/07/2013 18:30 PM

    Avoid driving through standing water and be alert for road hazards such as downed limbs or power lines. If possible avoid driving and stay off public roadways.

  • Domestic Assault

    Posted on 06/07/2013 15:45 PM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Two Convicted Felons Arrested with Shotguns

    Posted on 06/06/2013 10:11 AM

    Both defendants are convicted felons thus prohibiting them from possessing a firearm.

  • Noisy Burglar Apprehended After Neighbor Contacts Police

    Posted on 06/05/2013 22:54 PM

    A burglar was arrested after an inquisitive neighbor contacted police when she heard loud banging inside the residence next door.

  • Man Arrested for Stabbing Neighbor

    Posted on 06/05/2013 22:27 PM

    Officers took Stanley Jones into custody at his residence without incident. The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital via ambulance where he was listed in stable condition.

  • Crack, Shotgun Seized After Two Month Investigation

    Posted on 06/05/2013 16:52 PM

    A two month long Drug, Organized Crime and Vice Division investigation concluded with an arrest and seizure of 45 grams of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and a 12 gauge sawed-off shotgun.

  • Drug Investigation Leads to Heroin Seizure

    Posted on 06/05/2013 16:19 PM

    A Drug, Organized Crime and Vice Division investigation into drug sales in Wilmington’s west side resulted in the arrest of two females, the seizure of 546 bags of heroin, 4 grams of marijuana, $941 in cash, and a 2001 Honda Accord.

  • Community Complaint Leads to Drug Bust

    Posted on 06/04/2013 16:14 PM

    Police responded to a 911 call regarding subjects in the area attempting to purchase drugs.

  • Victim in Death Investigation Identified, Cause of Death Medical

    Posted on 06/03/2013 16:12 PM

    The Medical Examiner's Office ruled that the cause of death was due to a pre-existing medical condition.

  • Police Investigate Shooting

    Posted on 06/03/2013 11:32 AM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).

  • Death Investigation

    Posted on 06/03/2013 10:59 AM

    Anyone with information about this investigation can call Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP 3333 (1-800-847-3333).