Category: Press Releases

Weekly Crime Report – 08/21/19

The following are cases of interest handled by the Newark Police Department between August 10th and August 20th, 2019: Burglary: On August 18th between 1145 and 1556 hours in the 100-block of Woodlawn Avenue – Unknown suspect(s) entered the residence by breaking a rear…

Newark Man Arrested for Illegal Firearm Following Disorderly Party

On August 20, 2019, at about 0130 hours, Newark Police responded to a report of a loud and disorderly party in a room at the Red Roof Inn located at 1119 South College Avenue in Newark. Responding officers arrived to find a large group…

Update # 2 – Name Released – Shooting on South College Avenue

On August 19th, the Delaware Division of Forensic Science ruled the death in this incident a homicide by gunshot.  The victim has been identified as Donte Hammond, 21, of Newark. The second victim, a 20 year-old male from Wilmington, has been admitted to an…