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  Category: Department of Justice


Former Legislative Hall Employee Charged With Felony Theft

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2020

DOJ’s Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust and Delaware State Police’s Financial Crimes Unit brought case A Kent County grand jury Monday charged Dawn Hill, former employee of the Controller General’s Office, with two felonies arising from a scheme that deprived a retiring Legislative Hall employee from a farewell vacation overseas. The grand jury […]




Ex-daycare worker indicted for Murder, 52 counts of Child Abuse following infant homicide investigation

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 17, 2020

A New Castle County grand jury has indicted a New Castle woman for 53 felonies following the alleged murder of an infant and the abuse of four other children at a Bear daycare facility. Dejoynay Ferguson, 20, is alleged to have suffocated a 4-month-old child to death and to have abused that child and four other children between July […]




Jennings announces settlement with Universal Health Services regarding allegations of improper admissions, discharges

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 17, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday that Universal Health Services, Inc. (“UHS, Inc.”) and a subsidiary of UHS, Inc., UHS of Delaware, Inc., have agreed to a settlement of which $34,338.73 will go to the Division of Medicaid and Medicaid Assistance (DMMA) within the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). “We expect all […]




DSP Lt. Col. Melissa A. Zebley Named Superintendent Of Delaware State Police

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Criminal Justice | Delaware Capitol Police | Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Justice | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Government Information Center | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2020

STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY P.O. BOX 818 DOVER, DELAWARE 19903-0818 NEWS RELEASE Date: July 9, 2020 Contact: DSHS Wendy Hudson – (302) 382-7978 DSP MCpl. Melissa Jaffe – (302) 382-2136 DSP LT. COL. MELISSA A. ZEBLEY NAMED SUPERINTENDENT OF DELAWARE STATE POLICE Today Governor John Carney joined Kimberly Chandler, Acting […]




Gov. Carney, AG Jennings, DSHA, Delaware Judiciary Announce Joint Effort on Foreclosure & Eviction Prevention

Delaware State Housing Authority | Department of Justice | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Governor Carney’s latest modification includes several consumer protections for Delawareans and Delaware families. Effective at 8:00 a.m. on July 1, filings for foreclosures and evictions can resume, but will continue to be stayed to permit the Justice of the Peace Courts to determine whether the parties would benefit from a court-supervised mediation or alternative dispute resolution.







  Category: Department of Justice


Former Legislative Hall Employee Charged With Felony Theft

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2020

DOJ’s Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust and Delaware State Police’s Financial Crimes Unit brought case A Kent County grand jury Monday charged Dawn Hill, former employee of the Controller General’s Office, with two felonies arising from a scheme that deprived a retiring Legislative Hall employee from a farewell vacation overseas. The grand jury […]




Ex-daycare worker indicted for Murder, 52 counts of Child Abuse following infant homicide investigation

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 17, 2020

A New Castle County grand jury has indicted a New Castle woman for 53 felonies following the alleged murder of an infant and the abuse of four other children at a Bear daycare facility. Dejoynay Ferguson, 20, is alleged to have suffocated a 4-month-old child to death and to have abused that child and four other children between July […]




Jennings announces settlement with Universal Health Services regarding allegations of improper admissions, discharges

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 17, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday that Universal Health Services, Inc. (“UHS, Inc.”) and a subsidiary of UHS, Inc., UHS of Delaware, Inc., have agreed to a settlement of which $34,338.73 will go to the Division of Medicaid and Medicaid Assistance (DMMA) within the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). “We expect all […]




DSP Lt. Col. Melissa A. Zebley Named Superintendent Of Delaware State Police

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Criminal Justice | Delaware Capitol Police | Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Justice | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Government Information Center | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2020

STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY P.O. BOX 818 DOVER, DELAWARE 19903-0818 NEWS RELEASE Date: July 9, 2020 Contact: DSHS Wendy Hudson – (302) 382-7978 DSP MCpl. Melissa Jaffe – (302) 382-2136 DSP LT. COL. MELISSA A. ZEBLEY NAMED SUPERINTENDENT OF DELAWARE STATE POLICE Today Governor John Carney joined Kimberly Chandler, Acting […]




Gov. Carney, AG Jennings, DSHA, Delaware Judiciary Announce Joint Effort on Foreclosure & Eviction Prevention

Delaware State Housing Authority | Department of Justice | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Governor Carney’s latest modification includes several consumer protections for Delawareans and Delaware families. Effective at 8:00 a.m. on July 1, filings for foreclosures and evictions can resume, but will continue to be stayed to permit the Justice of the Peace Courts to determine whether the parties would benefit from a court-supervised mediation or alternative dispute resolution.