Woman Sought In Burglary Case

On September 5, 2020, at about 2318 hours, Newark Police responded to a burglar alarm at a business in the 1200 block of Old Coochs Bridge Road.  Officers found that the building had been entered and property was stolen from inside.

Surveillance video depicted a male and a female removing property from the business.  Further investigation found that the suspects used forced entry to enter the business.  Newark Police Detectives spoke with a witness who was in the area and the detectives were able to identify one of the suspects as Kristy Jones, 40, whose last known address was in Townsend, DE.  A warrant was issued for Jones’ arrest for charges of Burglary Third Degree, Conspiracy Second Degree, Theft Under $1,500 and Criminal Mischief.

Anyone with information about this incident, or the location of Jones, is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or wanderson@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.

Kristy Jones

 

Attempted Robbery on Courtney Street

On October 9, 2020, at about 0055 hours, a male was walking on Courtney Street in the area of Haines Street.  Three suspects approached the victim and ordered him to turn over personal property.  The victim immediately fled on foot.  As the victim ran away, he heard the sound of the slide of a firearm being racked.  The victim fell to the ground as he fled and sustained minor injuries that did not require medical attention.  The suspects did not obtain any property from the victim.

The suspects are described as three black males wearing dark clothing.  One suspect had light-colored jeans.

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.