Delaware State Police

Troopers Seek Assistance in Locating Wanted Wilmington Man

Eugene Smallwood
Eugene SMALLWOOD

Wilmington – Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance, in locating Eugene Smallwood, 40, who is currently wanted for shoplifting and theft related charges.

Smallwood, who has a last known address of Marianna Drive, in Wilmington, has active warrants on file at Troop 1 and Troop 6, and is also wanted by the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas, for Violation of Probation.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Smallwood, is asked to contact Cpl. D. Fuscellaro at Troop 1, by calling 302-660-3443. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 121417 1640

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Troopers Seek Assistance in Locating Wanted Wilmington Man

Maurice Drew
Maurice DREW

Wilmington – Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Maurice Drew, 31, who has a last known address of South Broom Street in Wilmington, for his involvement in multiple shoplifting incidents.

Drew is currently wanted by Troop 1, Troop 6, Dover Police Department, New Castle Court of Common Pleas, and the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on shoplifting and theft related charges. Drew is also wanted by the New Castle County Superior Court for Violation of Probation.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Drew is asked to contact Cpl. D. Fuscellaro at Troop 1, by calling 302-660-3443. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 121417 1600

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Delaware State Police Troop 6 to Hold Community Café – Newark

Community-Cafe

Newark – Delaware State Police Troop 6 will be holding a Community Café, on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., at Cabela’s, located at the Christiana Mall.  The Community Café will have Troop 6 Administration and the Community Outreach Officer in attendance, to meet and interact with members of the public.

The Community Café is often referred to as “Coffee with a Cop” in other police agencies and is being held in an effort to build a stronger relationship between the Delaware State Police and the communities that we so proudly serve.

Also in attendance at the Café, will be representatives of the Christiana Mall, who will provide information and answer questions, regarding upcoming changes to their Parental Guidance Required (PGR) program.

 

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

 

Released 121417 1515

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Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects

childrens outlet

Rehoboth Beach – The Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify two shoplifting suspects.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at approximately 4:33 p.m. at The Children’s Place outlet store located at 36461 Seaside Outlet Boulevard. The two females depicted in the surveillance photo are suspected of removing and concealing several articles of clothing before fleeing the store without paying for the merchandise.

If anyone has any information in reference to the identity of this individual, they are asked to please contact TFC. N. McLaughlin at 302-644-5020.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 121417 1212

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Troopers Investigating Armed Robbery – Bear

Tobacco Store

Bear – Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Bear area convenience store, in which a shot was fired.

The incident occurred at approximately 9:10 p.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the Tobacco Store, located at 1645 Pulaski Highway, Bear. A suspect entered the business displaying a silver handgun, and approached the 21 year old, male employee who was behind the sales counter. The suspect then vaulted the counter, as he demanded money from the register. The victim complied with the demand, and placed an undisclosed amount of cash into a bag, before handing it over to the suspect as directed. While demanding more money, from additional registers, the suspect fired a round from the handgun, into the ceiling. Prior to exiting the store the suspect also removed an unknown quantity of cigarettes and lighters. The suspect was last seen running eastbound in the parking lot, towards the Food Lion grocery store. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

No video is available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding this incident, is asked to contact Detective T. Dukes of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit, at 302-365-8412. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 121417 1045

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Troopers Investigating Armed Robbery – Newark

DSW

Newark (19702) – Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery involving a handgun, which took place in the parking lot of a Newark area shopping center.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:26 p.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2017, in the parking lot of the DSW shoe store, located at 2600 Fashion Center Boulevard, Newark, as a 61 year old, Salem, NJ woman, was attempting to enter her vehicle.

The victim had just opened her driver’s door, when she was approached from behind by a subject, who struck her in the head, in turn, knocking her into the side of the vehicle. The suspect then displayed a black handgun, and threatened to kill the victim, as he snatched her purse. After obtaining the purse, the suspect entered into the front passenger seat of an awaiting vehicle, which then fled the scene. The victim sustained a contusion to her forehead as a result of the incident, however she declined medical treatment.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30-40 years of age, 6’00”, 200 lbs., wearing a black jacket, knit hat and armed with a black, unknown make and model handgun.

The suspect vehicle was described as a black, newer model Dodge Charger, with a white license plate. The driver of the vehicle could only be described as a black male.

No video is available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective T. Dukes of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit, at 302-365-8412. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 121417 0955

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State Police Drug Investigation Leads to Two Arrests-Clayton

Clayton– The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit assisted by the Kent County Governor’s Task Force (GTF) and the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team (S.O.R.T) concluded a drug investigation with the arrest of two people.

The month long investigation concluded on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, when members of the Kent County Drug Unit assisted by the Kent County GTF and the DSP  S.O.R.T executed a narcotics search warrant in the 1400 block of Holletts Corner Road.  Upon entry to the residence, two suspects identified as 54-year-old Darlene N. Reed of Clayton and 53-year-old Donald L. Reed of Clayton were taken into custody without incident.

A search of the property resulted in the recovery of (0.81) grams of Heroin, (9) 8 milligram Suboxone strips, (8) 12 milligram Suboxone strips, 57 rounds of .22 caliber ammunition, and multiple drug paraphernalia items.

Darlene Reed was charged with two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  She was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $18,500.00 secured bond.

Donald Reed was charged with two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited.  He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $13,500.00 unsecured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 121317 1332

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Troopers Investigating Robbery of Naamans Road Walgreens

Walgreens 1601 Naamans

Wilmington (19810) – Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Walgreens pharmacy, that occurred over the weekend.

The incident occurred at approximately 6:06 p.m., Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the Walgreens pharmacy, located at 1601 Naamans Road, Wilmington, as two employees who had just closed the business, were preparing to leave for the night. As one of the employees, a 27 year old Wilmington woman, was exiting through the main entrance doors, she was forced back inside the business and knocked to the ground by a male suspect, who then ordered her to give him an undisclosed prescription drug. The suspect then confronted the second employee, a 37 year old Wilmington woman, and ordered her to open the safe, at which time he removed numerous types and quantities of prescription drugs. After obtaining the drugs the suspect fled via the entrance door in an unknown direction. Neither victim was injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 6’00”-6″2″ tall, with a large build. He was wearing a black jacket, black pants, and a blue hat. The suspect never displayed or implied that he had a weapon.

No surveillance video footage is available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 121217 1455

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Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspect

Long Neck – The Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify a theft suspect.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at approximately 6:58 p.m. in the parking lot of Weis Supermarket, located at 24832 John J. Williams Highway.  The female depicted in the surveillance photo is suspected of finding a victim’s wallet that was left behind in a shopping cart.  Before discarding the wallet, the suspect removed an undisclosed amount of cash and a prepaid gift card.

If anyone has any information in reference to the identity of this individual, they are asked to please contact TFC. T. Botchie at 302-644-5020.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 121217 1410

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Troopers Investigating Knifepoint Robbery – New Castle

13 at Schaeffer

New Castle – Delaware State Police are currently investigating an armed robbery, in which a 32 year old New Castle woman was held at knifepoint.

The incident occurred at approximately 12:45 a.m., Saturday, December 9, 2017, in the 500 block of S. DuPont Highway, just north of Schaeffer Blvd., New Castle. The victim was walking northbound on the sidewalk, when she was grabbed from behind by a subject, who then held a knife to her throat. The subject ordered the victim to remain quiet, as he proceeded to rifle through her pockets. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject pushed the victim to the ground, before fleeing on foot in a north-westerly direction.

As a result of the incident, the victim sustained injuries to her knee and head, as well as a minor laceration to her neck, for which she refused medical treatment.

Due to being grabbed from behind, the victim could only describe the suspect as a male, 5’8”-5’10” tall, weighing 210-220 lbs.

No video surveillance is available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

 

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 121217 1158

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