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  Archives:  June 2010

Biden applauds passage of strengthened Freedom of Information Act

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Biden applauds passage of strengthened Freedom of Information Act DOVER – To address a long-running issue with the state’s Freedom of Information Act, Attorney General Beau Biden strongly supported legislation championed by Senate President Pro Tem Anthony DeLuca, House Speaker Robert Gilligan, and Sen. Karen Peterson to strengthen FOIA. Senate Bill 283 allows the Attorney […]




Legislation increasing penalties for carrying concealed firearms signed into law

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Legislation increasing penalties for carrying concealed firearms signed into law Dover – Criminals who illegally carry a concealed firearm will now face longer prison sentences under a law Governor Jack Markell signed today that was written by Attorney General Beau Biden’s office. “Gun violence is an unfortunate reality in many parts of our state,” Attorney […]




Biden to seek death penalty in murder of Georgetown police officer Chad Spicer

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Biden to seek death penalty in murder of Georgetown police officer Chad Spicer Georgetown – Attorney General Beau Biden today announced that he has decided to seek the death penalty at trial in the murder prosecution of Derrick Powell, who faces first degree murder and other charges in the death of Georgetown police officer Chad […]




Attorney General Biden’s office moves to hold BP accountable if oil damages state’s coastline

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Attorney General Biden’s office moves to hold BP accountable if oil damages state’s coastline Joins 10 other Atlantic coast states in demanding company pay for any damage caused by oil spill. Attorney General Beau Biden’s Office announced today that it has begun taking steps that will be necessary to protect Delaware’s coastline if oil from […]




Attorney General Biden’s Office announces 99-count indictment in embezzlement case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Attorney General Biden’s Office announces 99-count indictment in embezzlement case Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden’s Office announced today that it has secured the indictment of William Hitch Jr. on 99 felony counts of theft and other charges related to his embezzlement of more than $150,000 from the Laurel School District dating back to September, […]






  Archives:  June 2010

Biden applauds passage of strengthened Freedom of Information Act

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Biden applauds passage of strengthened Freedom of Information Act DOVER – To address a long-running issue with the state’s Freedom of Information Act, Attorney General Beau Biden strongly supported legislation championed by Senate President Pro Tem Anthony DeLuca, House Speaker Robert Gilligan, and Sen. Karen Peterson to strengthen FOIA. Senate Bill 283 allows the Attorney […]




Legislation increasing penalties for carrying concealed firearms signed into law

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Legislation increasing penalties for carrying concealed firearms signed into law Dover – Criminals who illegally carry a concealed firearm will now face longer prison sentences under a law Governor Jack Markell signed today that was written by Attorney General Beau Biden’s office. “Gun violence is an unfortunate reality in many parts of our state,” Attorney […]




Biden to seek death penalty in murder of Georgetown police officer Chad Spicer

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Biden to seek death penalty in murder of Georgetown police officer Chad Spicer Georgetown – Attorney General Beau Biden today announced that he has decided to seek the death penalty at trial in the murder prosecution of Derrick Powell, who faces first degree murder and other charges in the death of Georgetown police officer Chad […]




Attorney General Biden’s office moves to hold BP accountable if oil damages state’s coastline

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Attorney General Biden’s office moves to hold BP accountable if oil damages state’s coastline Joins 10 other Atlantic coast states in demanding company pay for any damage caused by oil spill. Attorney General Beau Biden’s Office announced today that it has begun taking steps that will be necessary to protect Delaware’s coastline if oil from […]




Attorney General Biden’s Office announces 99-count indictment in embezzlement case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Attorney General Biden’s Office announces 99-count indictment in embezzlement case Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden’s Office announced today that it has secured the indictment of William Hitch Jr. on 99 felony counts of theft and other charges related to his embezzlement of more than $150,000 from the Laurel School District dating back to September, […]