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  Category: Department of Justice


STK Gang Member Enters Guilty Plea

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

Prosecutors also secure prison sentence for fatal car crash and guilty plea for sexual assault A member of the Shoot To Kill (STK) gang, who along with a fellow gang member were responsible for committing multiple armed robberies and three separate shootings, has pled guilty in Superior Court. Zaahir Smith, 21, of Newark pled guilty […]




Department of Justice Statement on Vaughn Trials

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

The Department of Justice on Friday released the following statement regarding updates in the Vaughn trials: Prosecutors have an obligation only to prosecute criminal cases where they believe there is a reasonable likelihood of a conviction at trial based on the evidence. Prosecutors in the Vaughn trials – who are among the Department’s most experienced […]




Jennings, Office of Defense Services, and Legislative Leaders Announce Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform Package

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

DOVER – Lawmakers, prosecutors, defense attorneys and criminal justice reform advocates stood together Thursday to propose Delaware’s most comprehensive criminal justice reform effort in decades. The ambitious package of 19 bills aim to rebalance Delaware’s justice system by reducing the state’s high rate of recidivism, removing barriers to opportunity for inmates returning to society, and […]




Wilmington Man Pleads Guilty to 2017 Murder

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 8, 2019

Prosecutors also secure convictions for firearm, drug dealing, and racketeering charges A 40-year-old man who left a trail of blood from a homicide scene to his apartment complex pled guilty to murder. In October 2017, Timothy Jones stabbed a female victim numerous times inside a Porta-Potty in Kirkwood Park on the 600 block of East […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Warns Delawareans About Scam Utility Calls

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) warns Delawareans to be wary of threatening collection calls purporting to be from Delmarva Power. The callers allege that the consumer has an overdue balance and threaten to have utility services shut off within minutes if large sums of money are not provided. The callers demand these […]







  Category: Department of Justice


STK Gang Member Enters Guilty Plea

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

Prosecutors also secure prison sentence for fatal car crash and guilty plea for sexual assault A member of the Shoot To Kill (STK) gang, who along with a fellow gang member were responsible for committing multiple armed robberies and three separate shootings, has pled guilty in Superior Court. Zaahir Smith, 21, of Newark pled guilty […]




Department of Justice Statement on Vaughn Trials

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

The Department of Justice on Friday released the following statement regarding updates in the Vaughn trials: Prosecutors have an obligation only to prosecute criminal cases where they believe there is a reasonable likelihood of a conviction at trial based on the evidence. Prosecutors in the Vaughn trials – who are among the Department’s most experienced […]




Jennings, Office of Defense Services, and Legislative Leaders Announce Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform Package

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

DOVER – Lawmakers, prosecutors, defense attorneys and criminal justice reform advocates stood together Thursday to propose Delaware’s most comprehensive criminal justice reform effort in decades. The ambitious package of 19 bills aim to rebalance Delaware’s justice system by reducing the state’s high rate of recidivism, removing barriers to opportunity for inmates returning to society, and […]




Wilmington Man Pleads Guilty to 2017 Murder

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 8, 2019

Prosecutors also secure convictions for firearm, drug dealing, and racketeering charges A 40-year-old man who left a trail of blood from a homicide scene to his apartment complex pled guilty to murder. In October 2017, Timothy Jones stabbed a female victim numerous times inside a Porta-Potty in Kirkwood Park on the 600 block of East […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Warns Delawareans About Scam Utility Calls

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) warns Delawareans to be wary of threatening collection calls purporting to be from Delmarva Power. The callers allege that the consumer has an overdue balance and threaten to have utility services shut off within minutes if large sums of money are not provided. The callers demand these […]