*UPDATE* – Four Arrested – Home Invasion Robbery on New London Avenue

Following the initial report of this incident on April 13, 2020, the Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Division began to follow-up various leads in the case.

Using information from witness interviews, surveillance video and other sources, detectives identified a possible suspect vehicle leaving the scene.  Additional suspect information was also developed during the investigation.

On April 18, 2020, a search warrant was executed at an apartment in Newark where Locke was known to reside.  In addition, the suspect vehicle, used by Locke, and a vehicle used by Lane were also searched.  During the execution of the search warrants, items connected to the robbery were located.  All four suspects were present at the Newark apartment during the search and were taken into custody without incident.

The suspects have been identified as:

  • Aaron Locke, 20, of Marydel, DE
  • Cameron Gordon, 20, of Smyrna, DE
  • Nicholas Lane, 19, of Felton, DE
  • Maurice Wilson, 19, of Felton, DE

The suspects were transported to Newark Police headquarters where they were charged with the following offenses:

  • Robbery First Degree (4 counts)
  • Home Invasion Burglary First Degree
  • Conspiracy Second Degree
  • Assault Third Degree (3 counts)
  • Theft Under $1500

All of the defendants appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #11 by video.  Gordon was ordered to be held in default of $55,210 secured bail.  The three other defendants were each released on $52,000 unsecured bail.  Gordon was turned over to the custody of the Howard R Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington.

Anyone with further 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.

Prior press release:
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