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  Category: Department of Justice


Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

Others sentenced to prison for assault with firearm, and drug convictions An Elsmere man was sentenced by a Superior Court judge to life in prison plus 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend. Deputy Attorneys General Matthew Frawley and Jenna Milecki secured the sentence for Steven Pierce, 45, who was convicted by a Superior […]




Former Police Chief Sentenced

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Michael Capriglione, former Chief of Police for the Town of Newport, was ordered to surrender his certification and sentenced to probation by a Kent County Superior Court judge today. Capriglione pleaded guilty in February to Official Misconduct (Class A Misdemeanor) and Careless Driving. In May 2018, Capriglione struck another car in the parking lot of […]




Smyrna Man Sentenced for Weapons, Kidnapping, and other Charges

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Other defendants face prison time for weapons, drug, and abuse charges A Smyrna man convicted of several charges in connection to his firing a gun and damaging a car while looking for his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison. In September 2018, Anthony Jones kidnapped two individuals at gunpoint and took […]




DOJ seeks outside counsel, expertise for environmental investigation and possible legal action

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday that the Department of Justice is asking private law firms to submit competitive bids to be appointed as special counsel in connection with an investigation and possible court proceedings involving violations of environmental laws pertaining to hazardous substances, wastewater, and ground contamination. “The people of this state are as […]




DOJ files nuisance abatement action against Fairview Inn

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wilmington property has been site of over 400 calls for service, dozens of criminal activities since 2017 The Delaware Department of Justice has asked a court to declare a Wilmington-area motel a criminal nuisance, with the goal of requiring owners to reduce the occurrence of crime on the property.  The complaint, filed May 10 in Superior Court, charges […]







  Category: Department of Justice


Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

Others sentenced to prison for assault with firearm, and drug convictions An Elsmere man was sentenced by a Superior Court judge to life in prison plus 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend. Deputy Attorneys General Matthew Frawley and Jenna Milecki secured the sentence for Steven Pierce, 45, who was convicted by a Superior […]




Former Police Chief Sentenced

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Michael Capriglione, former Chief of Police for the Town of Newport, was ordered to surrender his certification and sentenced to probation by a Kent County Superior Court judge today. Capriglione pleaded guilty in February to Official Misconduct (Class A Misdemeanor) and Careless Driving. In May 2018, Capriglione struck another car in the parking lot of […]




Smyrna Man Sentenced for Weapons, Kidnapping, and other Charges

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Other defendants face prison time for weapons, drug, and abuse charges A Smyrna man convicted of several charges in connection to his firing a gun and damaging a car while looking for his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison. In September 2018, Anthony Jones kidnapped two individuals at gunpoint and took […]




DOJ seeks outside counsel, expertise for environmental investigation and possible legal action

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday that the Department of Justice is asking private law firms to submit competitive bids to be appointed as special counsel in connection with an investigation and possible court proceedings involving violations of environmental laws pertaining to hazardous substances, wastewater, and ground contamination. “The people of this state are as […]




DOJ files nuisance abatement action against Fairview Inn

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wilmington property has been site of over 400 calls for service, dozens of criminal activities since 2017 The Delaware Department of Justice has asked a court to declare a Wilmington-area motel a criminal nuisance, with the goal of requiring owners to reduce the occurrence of crime on the property.  The complaint, filed May 10 in Superior Court, charges […]