Delaware State Police

Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Wanted Subject

Wells, Maurice J
Maurice J. Wells


Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Dover – State Police are requesting assistance in locating Maurice J. Wells, 35 of Dover, who is wanted for two counts of Assault, Strangulation, Terroristic Threatening and six counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Wells is wanted in connection with two separate incidents that occurred on Friday May 19, 2017 and Sunday May 21, 2017 when he struck a 30-year-old female victim with a closed fist and choked her, all while in the presence of the victim’s three young children.

If anyone has any information in reference to Maurice Wells’ whereabouts, they are asked to contact Troop 3 Major Crimes Unit at 302-698-8434. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 052417 1410


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