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Delaware Department of Justice Sentencing Announcement

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, August 8, 2008



Wilmington, DE – The Delaware Department of Justice today announced sentences in the following
criminal cases:
Thomas R. Fedorkowicz, age 28, was convicted in New Castle County Superior Court on June 5, 2008
of Attempted Robbery 1st Degree, Assault 1st Degree and Conspiracy 2nd Degree.
On November 13, 2007 Fedorkowicz attempted to steal a power tool from a Home Depot in Newark
Delaware. The Home Depot loss prevention officer observed the attempted theft and tried to stop
Fedorkowitcz by identifying himself and standing in front of him. Fedorkowicz threw the power tool
at the officer and kicked him in the wrist, causing a bone fracture. Fedorkowicz fled the scene but was
arrested on December 7, 2007 by Delaware State Police.
Fedorkowicz was sentenced in New Castle County Court today by Judge M. Jane Brady to five years
in prison followed by two years of probation.
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Lekevis Williams, age 19, pled guilty on May 12, 2008 in New Castle County Superior Court to 11
felony counts which included Robbery 1st degree and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 2nd degree.
Robert Littlejohn pled guilty on May 21, 2008, to 12 felony counts which included Robbery 1st degree,
Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 2nd
degree.
Between October 24, 2007 and November 2, 2007, Littlejohn and Williams, committed a series of
armed robberies of gas stations and convenience stores throughout New Castle County. The
defendants were arrested by Delaware State Police on November 3, 2007 and were indicted by the
New Castle County Grand Jury on December 17, 2007, on charges in connection with the commission
of 6 armed robberies.
Littlejohn and Williams were sentenced in New Castle County Court today by Judge M. Jane Brady.
Williams, the getaway driver in these robberies was sentenced to 8 years in prison, followed by two
years of probation. Littlejohn, the gunman in these robberies, was sentenced to 13 years in prison
followed by two years of probation.
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Joseph Willey, age 39, pled guilty on April 4, 2008 in Sussex County Superior Court to 4 counts of Unlawfully Dealing in Child Pornography. Willey was arrested by members of the Delaware Child Predator Task Force on December 31, 2007, after his former girlfriend notified the Delaware State Police that she had found depictions of children being sexually abused on a computer they shared. The computer was turned over to the High Tech Crimes Unit of the Delaware State Police and a forensic examination revealed numerous child sexual exploitation photographs. Willey was indicted by the Sussex County Grand Jury on March 10, 2008. Willey was sentenced in Sussex County Court today by Judge Richard Stokes to one year in prison, followed by one year of work release, and two years of intense probation. In addition, he is to have no contact with minors on the Internet during his probation and he must register as a sex offender. __________________________________________________________________________________
Jose Buckmaster, age 20, pled guilty on June 4, 2008 in Sussex County Superior Court to felony Assault 2nd Degree.
On January 25, 2008 Buckmaster became upset with his girlfriend and intentionally caused serious physical injury to her 10-month-old child. During the investigation human bite marks were discovered on over 70% of the child’s body.
Buckmaster was sentenced in Sussex County Court today by Judge Richard Stokes to 8 years in prison, suspended after serving 5 years, followed by 6 months of work release, and then 2 years of intense probation. He was also ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation, and to obtain substance abuse treatment.
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Delaware Department of Justice Sentencing Announcement

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, August 8, 2008



Wilmington, DE – The Delaware Department of Justice today announced sentences in the following
criminal cases:
Thomas R. Fedorkowicz, age 28, was convicted in New Castle County Superior Court on June 5, 2008
of Attempted Robbery 1st Degree, Assault 1st Degree and Conspiracy 2nd Degree.
On November 13, 2007 Fedorkowicz attempted to steal a power tool from a Home Depot in Newark
Delaware. The Home Depot loss prevention officer observed the attempted theft and tried to stop
Fedorkowitcz by identifying himself and standing in front of him. Fedorkowicz threw the power tool
at the officer and kicked him in the wrist, causing a bone fracture. Fedorkowicz fled the scene but was
arrested on December 7, 2007 by Delaware State Police.
Fedorkowicz was sentenced in New Castle County Court today by Judge M. Jane Brady to five years
in prison followed by two years of probation.
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Lekevis Williams, age 19, pled guilty on May 12, 2008 in New Castle County Superior Court to 11
felony counts which included Robbery 1st degree and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 2nd degree.
Robert Littlejohn pled guilty on May 21, 2008, to 12 felony counts which included Robbery 1st degree,
Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 2nd
degree.
Between October 24, 2007 and November 2, 2007, Littlejohn and Williams, committed a series of
armed robberies of gas stations and convenience stores throughout New Castle County. The
defendants were arrested by Delaware State Police on November 3, 2007 and were indicted by the
New Castle County Grand Jury on December 17, 2007, on charges in connection with the commission
of 6 armed robberies.
Littlejohn and Williams were sentenced in New Castle County Court today by Judge M. Jane Brady.
Williams, the getaway driver in these robberies was sentenced to 8 years in prison, followed by two
years of probation. Littlejohn, the gunman in these robberies, was sentenced to 13 years in prison
followed by two years of probation.
__________________________________________________________________________________
Joseph Willey, age 39, pled guilty on April 4, 2008 in Sussex County Superior Court to 4 counts of Unlawfully Dealing in Child Pornography. Willey was arrested by members of the Delaware Child Predator Task Force on December 31, 2007, after his former girlfriend notified the Delaware State Police that she had found depictions of children being sexually abused on a computer they shared. The computer was turned over to the High Tech Crimes Unit of the Delaware State Police and a forensic examination revealed numerous child sexual exploitation photographs. Willey was indicted by the Sussex County Grand Jury on March 10, 2008. Willey was sentenced in Sussex County Court today by Judge Richard Stokes to one year in prison, followed by one year of work release, and two years of intense probation. In addition, he is to have no contact with minors on the Internet during his probation and he must register as a sex offender. __________________________________________________________________________________
Jose Buckmaster, age 20, pled guilty on June 4, 2008 in Sussex County Superior Court to felony Assault 2nd Degree.
On January 25, 2008 Buckmaster became upset with his girlfriend and intentionally caused serious physical injury to her 10-month-old child. During the investigation human bite marks were discovered on over 70% of the child’s body.
Buckmaster was sentenced in Sussex County Court today by Judge Richard Stokes to 8 years in prison, suspended after serving 5 years, followed by 6 months of work release, and then 2 years of intense probation. He was also ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation, and to obtain substance abuse treatment.
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