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  Category: Department of Justice


Drug-Related “Criminal Nuisance” Property In Selbyville Closed By Court Order

Delaware State Police | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Rapes, Drugs, Robbery, Witness Intimidation Also Part Of Recent DOJ Cases A house near Selbyville that had been the site of multiple drug crimes and police calls since 2014 was boarded up as a result of work by the Department of Justice and Delaware State Police to deem it a criminal nuisance property. The property […]




Attempted Carjacking Leads to Lengthy Prison Sentence

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2018

Other defendants face prison for weapons, drug, child pornography, and theft charges A 38-year old Newark man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in an attempted carjacking in Wilmington. In September 2017, James Branch tried to climb into a woman’s car in the parking lot of a supermarket on South Walnut […]




AG Denn Takes Actions To Prevent Distribution of Online Files for 3-D Printed Firearms

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 30, 2018

Attorney General Matt Denn Monday sent a cease-and desist letter to Defense Distributed ordering it not to allow access within Delaware to downloadable plans for a 3-D gun that the company was planning to make available this week. Attorney General Denn also said he was exploring a lawsuit against the company. In addition, Attorney General […]




Felton Man Convicted In Dover Murder Case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, July 27, 2018

Others face prison for manslaughter, robbery, weapons, DUI, assault, and drug charges A 2017 murder outside of a Dover apartment complex will send a Felton man to prison after his conviction by a Kent County Superior Court jury. Deputy Attorneys General Jason Cohee and Stephen Smith secured the conviction of Brett Scott on charges of […]




Charges of Attempted Murder, Robbery, Assault, Burglary, Vehicle Death In Various Cases Result in Pleas, Convictions, Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, July 20, 2018

For Immediate Release Please Contact: Julia Lawes, 302-577-8901   Charges of Attempted Murder, Robbery, Assault, Burglary, Vehicle Death In Various Cases Result in Pleas, Convictions, Prison   Jonathan Dryburgh, a 24-year-old Florida man, pled guilty to Attempted Murder, Robbery 2nd, Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of a […]







  Category: Department of Justice


Drug-Related “Criminal Nuisance” Property In Selbyville Closed By Court Order

Delaware State Police | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Rapes, Drugs, Robbery, Witness Intimidation Also Part Of Recent DOJ Cases A house near Selbyville that had been the site of multiple drug crimes and police calls since 2014 was boarded up as a result of work by the Department of Justice and Delaware State Police to deem it a criminal nuisance property. The property […]




Attempted Carjacking Leads to Lengthy Prison Sentence

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2018

Other defendants face prison for weapons, drug, child pornography, and theft charges A 38-year old Newark man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in an attempted carjacking in Wilmington. In September 2017, James Branch tried to climb into a woman’s car in the parking lot of a supermarket on South Walnut […]




AG Denn Takes Actions To Prevent Distribution of Online Files for 3-D Printed Firearms

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 30, 2018

Attorney General Matt Denn Monday sent a cease-and desist letter to Defense Distributed ordering it not to allow access within Delaware to downloadable plans for a 3-D gun that the company was planning to make available this week. Attorney General Denn also said he was exploring a lawsuit against the company. In addition, Attorney General […]




Felton Man Convicted In Dover Murder Case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, July 27, 2018

Others face prison for manslaughter, robbery, weapons, DUI, assault, and drug charges A 2017 murder outside of a Dover apartment complex will send a Felton man to prison after his conviction by a Kent County Superior Court jury. Deputy Attorneys General Jason Cohee and Stephen Smith secured the conviction of Brett Scott on charges of […]




Charges of Attempted Murder, Robbery, Assault, Burglary, Vehicle Death In Various Cases Result in Pleas, Convictions, Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, July 20, 2018

For Immediate Release Please Contact: Julia Lawes, 302-577-8901   Charges of Attempted Murder, Robbery, Assault, Burglary, Vehicle Death In Various Cases Result in Pleas, Convictions, Prison   Jonathan Dryburgh, a 24-year-old Florida man, pled guilty to Attempted Murder, Robbery 2nd, Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of a […]