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Weapons Charges Lead to Prison Time

Date Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

A 23-year old Wilmington man will spend 14 years in prison after being sentenced for drug and weapons convictions. Deputy Attorney General Matthew Frawley prosecuted the case against Joshua Chattin. In October 2015, a probation officer doing a home visit at Chattin’s apartment found heroin, marijuana, and several firearms, including two loaded 9 mm handguns, […]




Forty-Three Attorneys General Reach Consumer Protection Settlement With Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Over Abilify Marketing

Date Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Press Releases

Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn and 42 other Attorneys General have reached a settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (“BMS”) related to the drug company’s alleged improper marketing of Abilify, an atypical antipsychotic drug. An administrative complaint filed today along with a settlement agreement alleges that BMS engaged in deceptive trade practices when it marketed Abilify. […]




Two Dover Men Plead Guilty to Fatal Shooting of 19-Year-Old

Date Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Drug trafficker sentenced to 25 years in prison Two Dover men entered guilty pleas in Kent County Superior Court for their roles in the shooting death of another man during a marijuana deal that turned into a robbery and homicide. Deputy Attorneys General Steve Welch and Ben Snyder secured the pleas from 20-year old Damier […]




Manslaughter Conviction Brings 12 Year Prison Sentence

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Other defendants face prison time for weapon, drug, and DUI charges. Deputy Attorneys General Marie Graham and Ben Snyder secured a 12-year prison sentence for Fchante Robertson, 28, of Dover. In April 2015, Robertson shot and killed 19-year-old Dashawn Friend in the parking lot of the Pine Grove Apartments on Webbs Lane in Dover during […]




Funds Available For Community Revitalization Programs

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Categories:  Department of Justice Press Releases

Attorney General Matt Denn reminds community organizations that applications are currently being accepted for the grants from the Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund to support crime reduction, neighborhood revitalization, and economic development programs statewide. Applications are due by Dec. 19. Among the listed goals of the grants are to: • address unmet needs of high crime […]




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