Update: Roadway Open – Disabled CSX Train Blocking Railroad Crossings

The train has been moved and traffic is now flowing normally.  All roadways are now open.

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Disabled CSX Train Blocking Railroad Crossings

A disabled train is currently blocking the railroad crossings on North College Avenue, New London Road and West Main Street.  CSX is working to remove the train at this time.  There is no time frame for removal of the train.

Police Investigate Gunshot Into Residence on Plymouth Drive

On March 24, 2020, Newark Police responded to a residence in the unit block of Plymouth Drive after the resident found a bullet hole in the front window of the residence.  An investigation at the scene determined that a bullet entered the front window and traveled within the residence and lodged in a wall inside the residence.  The resident reported that the incident occurred sometime between 03/23/20 at 1900 hours and 03/24/20 at about 1300 hours.

During the investigation, officers recovered a spent shell casing in the roadway a short distance away from the residence.

No one was injured during this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. T. Gerasimov at (302) 366-7100 x. 3474 or tgerasimov@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.