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  Category: Department of Justice


AG Jennings sues Monsanto for PCB contamination

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2021

Claims include public nuisance, trespass and unjust enrichment Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings filed a lawsuit Wednesday against agrochemical giant Monsanto and two of its corporate spinoffs for long-lasting damage to Delaware’s natural resources. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages and clean-up costs associated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), extremely toxic and persistent chemicals which Monsanto […]




DCRPT convicts former Dewey Beach police officer for 2019 assault

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Ex-officer receives felony conviction, permanently stripped of badge and gun Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Wednesday that the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) has convicted a former Dewey Beach police officer for assaulting an innocent, injured person and then lying to the Court to have the victim incarcerated. “Abuse of authority, brutality, and dishonesty […]




DCRPT, DSP indict Trooper for phantom ticket scheme

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Corporal faces four charges, including felonies, after DSP notified DCRPT Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Tuesday that the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust has indicted a suspended State Trooper for orchestrating a fraudulent warning scheme that has victimized dozens of motorists, though the full scale of his misconduct is yet to be determined. Delaware State […]




DCRPT secures convictions against ex-Connections employee

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 27, 2021

Convictions secured after former DOC nurse was caught lying to investigators The Delaware Department of Justice’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) has secured two misdemeanor convictions against a former employee of Connections, which at the time served as the Department of Correction’s (DOC) medical contractor. “Delawareans deserve integrity from every publicly paid […]




King of Prussia Man Indicted In Murder Investigation

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 2, 2021

Police seek information on suspect Prosecutors have secured the indictment of Justin Michael Chaffier in a February 2021 killing. Chaffier, 35, is charged with Murder First Degree and Stalking following a New Castle County police investigation into the murder of Nicole Crawford. “Nobody should ever have to know the pain that the Crawford family is […]







  Category: Department of Justice


AG Jennings sues Monsanto for PCB contamination

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2021

Claims include public nuisance, trespass and unjust enrichment Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings filed a lawsuit Wednesday against agrochemical giant Monsanto and two of its corporate spinoffs for long-lasting damage to Delaware’s natural resources. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages and clean-up costs associated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), extremely toxic and persistent chemicals which Monsanto […]




DCRPT convicts former Dewey Beach police officer for 2019 assault

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Ex-officer receives felony conviction, permanently stripped of badge and gun Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Wednesday that the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) has convicted a former Dewey Beach police officer for assaulting an innocent, injured person and then lying to the Court to have the victim incarcerated. “Abuse of authority, brutality, and dishonesty […]




DCRPT, DSP indict Trooper for phantom ticket scheme

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Corporal faces four charges, including felonies, after DSP notified DCRPT Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Tuesday that the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust has indicted a suspended State Trooper for orchestrating a fraudulent warning scheme that has victimized dozens of motorists, though the full scale of his misconduct is yet to be determined. Delaware State […]




DCRPT secures convictions against ex-Connections employee

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 27, 2021

Convictions secured after former DOC nurse was caught lying to investigators The Delaware Department of Justice’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) has secured two misdemeanor convictions against a former employee of Connections, which at the time served as the Department of Correction’s (DOC) medical contractor. “Delawareans deserve integrity from every publicly paid […]




King of Prussia Man Indicted In Murder Investigation

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 2, 2021

Police seek information on suspect Prosecutors have secured the indictment of Justin Michael Chaffier in a February 2021 killing. Chaffier, 35, is charged with Murder First Degree and Stalking following a New Castle County police investigation into the murder of Nicole Crawford. “Nobody should ever have to know the pain that the Crawford family is […]