UPDATE – Arrest – Newark Man Sought for Burglary and Related Offenses

On January 6, 2021, plainclothes Newark Police Officers located Stephen Evans, 26, of Newark, at a business on Kirkwood Highway in Newark.  When confronted, Evans fled from officers on foot.  He was taken into custody after a brief foot chase.

Evans was transported to Newark Police headquarters where he was charged with offenses for which warrants had previously been issued:

  • Burglary Second Degree
  • Burglary Third Degree
  • Theft Under $1500 (7 counts)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Criminal Mischief

Evans was also charged with Offensive Touching of a Law Enforcement Officer and Resisting Arrest as a result of his attempt to avoid arrest on January 6, 2021.  No one was injured during the arrest.

Evans appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered to be held in default of $16,000 cash bail plus $1,600 secured bail .  Evans was turned over to the custody of the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington.

Additional information can be found in the original press release.

Stephen Evans