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  Category: Department of Justice


New Defendant Indicted in NorthPak Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021

The Department of Justice has secured an indictment adding a new defendant in the case against the Wilmington-area gang NorthPak. “Gun violence continues to devastate families in our state, and while the causes of that violence are legion we cannot address it without taking on gangs,” said Attorney General Jennings. “We believe that this group […]




Former Wilmington City Council President Convicted of Official Misconduct

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 15, 2021

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) has convicted former Wilmington City Council President Theopalis Gregory for Official Misconduct. “This conviction affirms that our state will not tolerate abusing public office and enriching oneself at the taxpayers’ expense,” said Attorney General Jennings. “Delawareans deserve integrity and, […]




Statement from AG Jennings on loss of former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Today we lost one of the most remarkable women our State has ever known: former Governor Ruth Ann Minner. By the time Ruth Ann Minner broke her second glass ceiling as Governor — she was also our first female Lt. Governor — she had already recorded decades of public service. From the House of Representatives […]




Grand Jury indicts State Auditor for Abuse of Office

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 11, 2021

Lengthy DCRPT investigation yields five charges, including felonies Charges include orchestrating State contract with political consultant Indictment alleges McGuiness hired teenage daughter, paid her while enrolled in college   Following an investigation involving dozens of witness interviews, thousands of document reviews, and more than a year of work, Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the DOJ’s […]




Statement from AG Jennings On Conviction of Michael Hastings

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released the following statement Thursday after the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust secured a jury conviction against a Dover man for two violent felonies.  Originally indicted in October 2020 after removing and pointing a handgun toward others during a counter-protest, Michael Hastings was convicted today of Reckless Endangering 1st […]







  Category: Department of Justice


New Defendant Indicted in NorthPak Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021

The Department of Justice has secured an indictment adding a new defendant in the case against the Wilmington-area gang NorthPak. “Gun violence continues to devastate families in our state, and while the causes of that violence are legion we cannot address it without taking on gangs,” said Attorney General Jennings. “We believe that this group […]




Former Wilmington City Council President Convicted of Official Misconduct

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 15, 2021

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) has convicted former Wilmington City Council President Theopalis Gregory for Official Misconduct. “This conviction affirms that our state will not tolerate abusing public office and enriching oneself at the taxpayers’ expense,” said Attorney General Jennings. “Delawareans deserve integrity and, […]




Statement from AG Jennings on loss of former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Today we lost one of the most remarkable women our State has ever known: former Governor Ruth Ann Minner. By the time Ruth Ann Minner broke her second glass ceiling as Governor — she was also our first female Lt. Governor — she had already recorded decades of public service. From the House of Representatives […]




Grand Jury indicts State Auditor for Abuse of Office

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 11, 2021

Lengthy DCRPT investigation yields five charges, including felonies Charges include orchestrating State contract with political consultant Indictment alleges McGuiness hired teenage daughter, paid her while enrolled in college   Following an investigation involving dozens of witness interviews, thousands of document reviews, and more than a year of work, Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the DOJ’s […]




Statement from AG Jennings On Conviction of Michael Hastings

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released the following statement Thursday after the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust secured a jury conviction against a Dover man for two violent felonies.  Originally indicted in October 2020 after removing and pointing a handgun toward others during a counter-protest, Michael Hastings was convicted today of Reckless Endangering 1st […]