*Traffic Alert* – Fatal Crash Involving Motorcycle

Newark Police are currently on scene of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle at Library Ave (SR 72) and Wyoming Rd.  The intersection will be closed for an extended time period.

Library Ave (SR 72) is closed between East Delaware Avenue and East Chestnut Hill Road (SR 4).  Wyoming Road is closed between Marrows Road and South Chapel Street.

The Newark Police Department Traffic Unit is en route to begin its investigation.  Please avoid the area and expect delays. Additional information will be released when it is available.

UPDATE – Arrest – October, 2020 Robbery Attempts Along East Delaware Avenue

Based upon witness statements and forensic evidence, Newark Police detectives identified one of the suspects in these incidents as a 15 year-old male from Wilmington.

An arrest warrant was issued earlier this month for the juvenile suspect’s arrest.

On July 27, 2021, Newark Police and juvenile probation officers arrested the suspect at his residence without incident. He was transported to Newark Police headquarters where he was charged with:

  • Attempted Robbery Second Degree (2 counts)
  • Conspiracy Second Degree (2 counts)
  • Menacing
  • Conspiracy Third Degree

He appeared before New Castle County Family Court by video and was released to a parent on $500 unsecured bail.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Sgt. G. Micolucci at (302) 366-7100 x. 3412 or gmicolucci@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.


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