On August 18, 2019, between 1145 hours and 1550 hours, a burglary occurred at a residence in the 100 block of Woodlawn Avenue in Newark. The resident reported that the residence had been entered by forcing open a door. The suspect then removed property from the residence and fled.
Newark Police Detectives were able to trace the stolen property to a residence in the 4000 block of Ogletown Stanton Road. On September 19, 2019, Detectives executed a search warrant at the residence and located the stolen property. Trevor Livesay, 44, who lives at the Ogletown Stanton Road address, was taken into custody after he was found hiding in the basement of the residence.
Livesay was transported to Newark Police Headquarters where he was charged with Burglary Second Degree, Theft Under $1500 and Criminal Mischief. Livesay appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered held in default of $11,500 cash bail. Livesay was turned over to the custody of the Howard R Young Correctional Facility in Wilmington.
On September 22, 2019, at about 0205 hours, Newark Police received reports of shots fired in the 200-block of King William Street. Responding officers located two adjoining townhomes with bullet holes which penetrated the residences. In addition, two vehicles parked on the street were also damaged by gunfire. Shell casings were located in the street around the shooting scene. Based upon witness statements, the gunfire appears to have come from a moving vehicle.
Although both residences were occupied at the time of the incident, no injuries were reported.
The Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit and Evidence Detection Unit both responded to the scene to assume the investigation.
Anyone with information as to this incident is asked to call Det. T. Gerasimov at (302) 366-7100 x. 3474 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional methods for contacting Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may be available.