Shoplifting Turned Armed Robbery in Suburban Plaza

On November 10, 2020, at about 0722 hours, Newark Police responded to the Home Depot store in Suburban Plaza for a report of a robbery.  Upon arrival, a store employee advised officers that a white male left the store with unpaid merchandise.  When he was confronted by an employee, the male displayed a knife and fled the store.  There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a white male in his 30’s, short black hair, glasses and wearing gray sweatpants and a dark gray hooded sweatshirt.  He has a tattoo on his left hand (photos of the suspect below).  The suspect fled in a black Jeep Cherokee with Maryland license plates.

Anyone with information about this incident 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.

 

 

Newark Man Sought For Failure to Re-Register as a Sex Offender

The Newark Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of Mark Porter, 45, who is last known to have lived on East Main Street in Newark.  Porter is a Tier 2 registered sex offender and is required to periodically confirm his address with the State of Delaware and report changes of address within three days.

Porter no longer resides at his prior address and has failed to report his address change.  Further information about Porter can be found here.

Additional information about known sex offenders in Newark can be found on our sex offender webpage.

Anyone with information about Porter’s location is asked to contact 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.

Mark Porter