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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Officer saves man from heroin OD at convenience store


A county police officer rescued a man from an otherwise fatal heroin overdose today during her early morning stop at a convenience store near New Castle.
Officer First Class Megan McDole spotted and saved the unconscious man outside a Wawa on Airport Ro...Read more »

Posted on: September 8, 2016

2 injured in home invasion near New Castle

Police are investigating the injury of two men in a suspected home invasion in the Chelsea Estates neighborhood near New Castle.
A report of a shooting about 2:50 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, sent police to the first block of Morris Road, where they found the...Read more »

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Posted on: September 4, 2016

Police investigate stabbing in Glasgow Court

A 30-year-old man was stabbed early Sunday in the Glasgow Court community off Pulaski Highway (U.S. 40) in Bear.
New Castle County Police were dispatched about 2:45 a.m. after an accident was reported in the 300 block of Glasgow Drive.An ambulance crew...Read more »

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Cancer patient, 5, to get dream of being a policeman

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Five-year-old Angel De Jesus Zamora, diagnosed in February with terminal brain cancer, on Tuesday will have his dream fulfilled of becoming a policeman.
New Castle County Police, in cooperation with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, invite the media to share t...Read more »

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Suspect charged with murder in Rutledge shooting

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County police today announced the first-degree murder arrest of Cheryl Jennings, 46, in the July 9 shooting death of 19-year-old Malcolm Evans of the Rutledge neighborhood in Bear.
Continuing an extensive investigation, a team from the Criminal Investi...Read more »

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Man charged with 10 vehicle break-ins

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New Castle County police today reported the arrest of 19-year-old Bear resident Thomas Lowe in connection with numerous burglaries and related crimes in county neighborhoods.
In the first two weeks of August, county officers responded to 10 burglaries ...Read more »

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Video shows part of shots fired incident

The New Castle County Police continue to investigate and are seeking information in regards to the shooting incident that occurred last Friday night (07/22) in the communities of Rosegate, Simmonds Gardens, and Holloway Terrace.Read more »

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Posted on: July 23, 2016

Tips sought to ID credit card thief

New Castle County Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a female who used a stolen credit card at many locations throughout our county and in Salem County, New Jersey.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Police chief Setting announces promotions

New Castle County Police Chief E. M. Setting proudly announced the promotion of Lt. Col. Vaughn Bond and Maj. Patrick Crowell.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Gordon raises reward in Bear homicide

New Castle County Executive Thomas P. Gordon on Wednesday raised the reward -- now up to $40,000 -- for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of whoever shot and killed a 19-year-old Bear resident as he drove to his part-time job.

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Posted on: February 12, 2016

Reward up to $20,000 offered for tips about violent crimes

County police are reminding citizens that a reward of up to $20,000 is offered for information leading to an arrest and/or conviction in any violent crime they are investigating.

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

NCCPD Searches for Missing Teen

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for Bernice Vazquez, a 14-year-old girl from the 2000 block of West Newport Pike in Wilmington.

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

Burglary Suspect Arrested

New Castle County Police have arrested Connor Lemon, a 21-year-old male from the 900 block of Sugar Pine Drive in Bear, DE. He has been charged with burglary and other related offenses after detectives linked him to burglaries in the Hickory Woods and Ca...Read on...

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

NCCPD Warns Residents of a Phone Scam Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer

New Castle County Police are investigating a phone scam where the caller identifies himself as a law enforcement official and attempts to collect money from the victim for outstanding warrants or fines.

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