Armed Robbery on Stamford Drive

On September 8, 2022, at about 0107 hours, Newark Police responded to an apartment in the 400-block of Stamford Drive, Fairfield Apartments, for a report of a robbery.  The male victim reported that after exiting his vehicle in the parking lot, he was approached in the parking lot by a male who pointed a handgun at the victim while demanding the victim’s property.  The victim turned over personal property to the suspect and the suspect fled the area in a vehicle.  The victim was not injured during this incident.

The suspect is a black male, about 5’6″, 100-120 pounds, about 20 years of age with a beard and wearing dark pants, a hat and dark hooded sweatshirt.  The suspect was armed with a black handgun.  He fled in a sedan, possibly an older model maroon Toyota Corolla.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Sgt. J. Skinner at (302) 366-7100 x. 3135 or  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

Traffic Alert – University of Delaware Move-In Weekend

University of Delaware students will move into their dormitories on Saturday August 27 and Sunday August 28.
Expect extra heavy traffic on the main arteries including South College Avenue, East Park Place, South Chapel Street, East and West Cleveland Avenues and New London Road.  Additional officers will be working to help ease gridlock, but traffic will be extremely heavy. Expect delays and use an alternate route if possible.