Category: Press Releases

Police Investigate Early Morning Commercial Burglaries

The Newark Police are currently investigating two early morning commercial burglaries that occurred on October 14, 2019.  Whether the burglaries are related is still under investigation. At 0418 hours, officers responded to a burglary alarm at Cigarette City located at 390 College Square Shopping…

DNA-Based Investigation Leads to Indictment and Arrest in 1993 Sexual Assault

The Newark Police Department, and the Delaware Department of Justice, jointly announce the Grand Jury indictment and arrest of Jeffrey A. King, 54, of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, for a 1993 sexual assault that occurred in Newark. Background The arrest stems from a nearly 2-year long…

Delaware City Man Arrested Following Assault

On October 6, 2019, Newark Police received a report from an area hospital that a patient had been admitted to the facility for a serious head injury following an assault.  Newark Police Detectives began to investigate the incident. The investigation revealed that on October…