Update #1 – Photos Released – Armed Robbery on East Delaware Avenue

The following photos of the suspect in this incident are being released to the public.  The suspect is a white male, about 5’8″ and thin build.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. P. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or pkeld@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.

Original Release

 

Armed Robbery on East Delaware Avenue

On October 30, 2019, at 1422 hours, Newark Police were dispatched to an armed robbery that just occurred at Modern Liquors in the 200-block of East Delaware Avenue.  The suspect entered the business, displayed a firearm and demanded money.  The clerk provided an undisclosed amount of US currency and then fled the business on foot northbound.  There were no injuries involved in this incident.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’8″, thin build and wearing a hat.  No surveillance video is available for release at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. P. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or pkeld@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.

Update #2 – Two Arrested – Newark Police Investigate Thefts of Multiple Vehicles

Following a nearly two month long investigation, Newark Police have arrested two men for their involvement in multiple burglaries, thefts of property and motor vehicles and subsequent unlawful use of payment cards.  In late October, 2019, warrants were approved charging each with multiple offenses as listed below.  Stolen property was sold to a retailer and stolen credit cards were used to buy merchandise.  The suspects were identified based on surveillance video and other investigative means.

On October, 25, 2019, they were taken into custody after they were stopped on an unrelated incident at the Christiana Mall.

They were each charged with the following offenses for the stated incidents:

Dahmir Lewis, 21, of Newark, was charged with 17 offenses as follows:

  • Burglary of a residence in the unit block of Benny Street between 09/19/19 and 09/20/19
    • Burglary 2nd
    • Conspiracy 3rd
    • Theft Under $1500
    • Selling Stolen Property Under $1500
  • Burglary and theft of a vehicle in the 700-block of Wollaston Ave between 09/23/19 & 09/24/19
    • Burglary 3rd
    • Conspiracy 2nd
    • Theft Under $1500 (2 counts)
    • Unlawful Use of a Payment Card Under $1500
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle from the unit block of Benny Street between 09/21/19 and 09/22/19
    • Theft Over $1500
    • Conspiracy 2nd
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle from the 200-block of South Chapel Street between 09/23/19 and 09/24/19
    • Theft of a Motor Vehicle
    • Theft Under $1500
    • Unlawful Use of Payment Card Under $1500
    • Conspiracy 3rd
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle from the unit block of Prospect Avenue on 09/28/19
    • Theft of a Motor Vehicle
    • Conspiracy 2nd

Lewis appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered to be held in default of $34,000 cash bail.  Lewis was turned over to the custody of the Howard R Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington.

 

Dahmir Lewis

Stephan Lloyd Jr., 23, of Middletown, was charged with 25 offenses as follows:

  • Burglary of a residence in the unit block of Benny Street between 09/19/19 and 09/20/19
    • Burglary 2nd
    • Conspiracy 3rd
    • Theft Under $1500
    • Selling Stolen Property Under $1500
  • Burglary and theft of a vehicle in the 700-block of Wollaston Ave between 09/23/19 & 09/24/19
    • Burglary 3rd
    • Conspiracy 2nd
    • Theft Under $1500 (2 counts)
    • Unlawful Use of a Payment Card Under $1500 (4 counts)
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle from the 200-block of South Chapel Street between 09/23/19 and 09/24/19
    • Theft of a Motor Vehicle
    • Theft Under $1500
    • Unlawful Use of Payment Card Under $1500 (2 counts)
    • Conspiracy 3rd
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle from the unit block of Prospect Avenue on 09/28/19
    • Theft of a Motor Vehicle
    • Conspiracy 2nd
  • Theft from a vehicle in the 100-block of Kristins Way between 09/06/19 and 09/07/19:
    • Attempted Unlawful Use of a Payment Card Under $1500 (3 counts)
    • Receiving Stolen Property Under $1500 (2 counts)
    • Conspiracy 3rd

Lloyd appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered to be held in default of $45,000 secured bail.  Lloyd was turned over to the custody of the Howard R Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington.

Stephan Lloyd Jr.

These arrests clear some of the cases as released in these prior releases:

Update #1
Original Release

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call Det. D. Bystricky at (302) 366-7100 x. 3136 or dbystricky@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.