Gold Alert – Missing Newark Woman – Gabriella Mendoza

Newark Police are actively searching for Gabriella Mendoza, 22, of Newark.

On July 3, 2019, Newark Police were contacted by acquaintances of Mendoza as they were concerned for her welfare.  Mendoza was last seen at her residence in the unit block of Madison Drive in Newark on July 1, 2019 at about 10:30 am.  Mendoza’s condition is such that there is a serious concern for her welfare.  Mendoza is not known to be operating a vehicle.

Mendoza is a hispanic female, 5’2″, 198 lbs, brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gold dress.

Anyone with information about Mendoza’s whereabouts is asked to call the Newark Police at (302) 366-7111 or 9-1-1.

Please see our tips page for additional methods to provide information to Newark Police.

Note: Photo removed after subject was located.

Wilmington Man Arrested for Restaurant Burglary

On June 22, 2019, at about 0229 hours, a suspect entered the Caffe Gelato restaurant in the unit block of East Main Street.  The restaurant was closed to customers at the time, but the suspect entered undetected.  While inside, the suspect rummaged through the restaurant office and removed property belonging to the business.  The suspect then fled the area.

Newark Police Detectives reviewed surveillance footage, conducted witness interviews and used other investigative means to identify Tymere Hall-Pennewell, 18, of Wilmington, as the suspect in this incident.  A warrant for his arrest was subsequently issued.

On July 2, 2019, Hall-Pennewell was arrested at his residence in Wilmington without incident.  He was charged with Burglary 3rd Degree and Theft Over $1500.  He appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 where he was released on $3,110 unsecured bail.

Tymere Hall-Pennewell