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20 AGs Call on U.S. Education Secretary DeVos to Maintain Protections for Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

Attorneys General from 20 states, including Delaware’s Matt Denn, sent a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressing their concern over reports the U.S. Department of Education is preparing to roll back important protections for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses and urging her to keep these protections in place. The Attorneys General […]




Wilmington Man to Spend Life in Prison for 2015 Shooting in City

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

A 32-year-old Wilmington man will spend the rest of his life in prison without parole after his conviction Monday for Murder First Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited. A Superior Court jury convicted Hakiem Anderson of the August 2015 killing of […]




Defendants Face Prison Time for Robbery, Burglary, Drug, and Weapons Charges

Date Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

A 45-year-old Newark man faces at least 15 years in prison for a series of 2016 robberies in New Castle County. Deputy Attorney General Christina Kontis secured a guilty plea from Leo Watson to 3 counts of Robbery First Degree. In early June 2016, Watson robbed the Exxon gas station in the 5300 block of […]




New Law Improves Prosecution Of Driving Under The Influence Cases

Date Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

Misdemeanor DUI Defendants Now Entitled To Only One Trial Delaware drivers charged with misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence (a first or second offense) will now receive only a single opportunity for a criminal trial. This is the result of the General Assembly’s late June passage of legislation that addressed a provision in Delaware law allowing […]




Final guilty plea from OMB gang member

Date Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

All 28 gang members charged in 2016 indictment guilty. Na-Quan Lewis, 20, of New Castle, pled guilty to Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and admitted that he violated his probation on a 2014 Robbery Second Degree conviction. A Superior Court judge sentenced Lewis to 3 years in prison on the […]




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