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  Category: Department of Justice


Attorney General Kathy Jennings Announces Leadership Team Members for Delaware Department of Justice, With Focus On Reform Initiatives

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced the members of her senior staff Wednesday, including a position to focus on reforms to criminal justice and the criminal code. Alexander S. Mackler, who is currently an Assistant United States Attorney, will serve as the Chief Deputy Attorney General in her administration beginning in May 2019 following active […]




Final Case Against OMB Gang Member Ends With Guilty Plea; All 7 Pled Guilty

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 21, 2018

Also, former Wilmington official pleads guilty to theft; possible life in prison for man convicted of raping a child A guilty plea in Superior Court marks the end of the most recent case against Only My Brothers (OMB) gang members. Jabri Hunter, 20, of New Castle, pled guilty to Criminal Contempt for his having contact […]




Delaware and Atlantic Coast States Join Lawsuit to Stop Coastal Oil and Gas Surveying

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Lawsuit Would Block Federal Government’s Allowance of Seismic Testing Delaware Attorney General Matthew Denn and the Attorneys General of eight other Atlantic coast states applied today to intervene in a lawsuit currently before the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina designed to stop the federal government’s efforts to allow private companies […]




2017 Shooting Could Mean Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 14, 2018

Other defendants face prison time for sexual abuse, arson, and weapons charges An Ellendale man faces the possibility of life in prison after pleading guilty to killing one of his friends. Deputy Attorneys General Susan Schmidhauser and Stephen Welch secured the plea from 36-year-old Don Martinez. In July 2017, Martinez was in the parking lot […]




Man Sentenced to Life Plus 50 Years for Kidnapping, Raping, and Throwing Young Girl in Pond

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 7, 2018

Also, gang members and other defendants sentenced to prison time A Superior Court judge sentenced Daniel Santucci, 25, of Elsmere, to life plus 50 years in prison for raping a small child then throwing her into a pond. In April 2017, Santucci lured a 4-year-old girl into his car at a community in Pike Creek. […]







  Category: Department of Justice


Attorney General Kathy Jennings Announces Leadership Team Members for Delaware Department of Justice, With Focus On Reform Initiatives

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced the members of her senior staff Wednesday, including a position to focus on reforms to criminal justice and the criminal code. Alexander S. Mackler, who is currently an Assistant United States Attorney, will serve as the Chief Deputy Attorney General in her administration beginning in May 2019 following active […]




Final Case Against OMB Gang Member Ends With Guilty Plea; All 7 Pled Guilty

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 21, 2018

Also, former Wilmington official pleads guilty to theft; possible life in prison for man convicted of raping a child A guilty plea in Superior Court marks the end of the most recent case against Only My Brothers (OMB) gang members. Jabri Hunter, 20, of New Castle, pled guilty to Criminal Contempt for his having contact […]




Delaware and Atlantic Coast States Join Lawsuit to Stop Coastal Oil and Gas Surveying

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Lawsuit Would Block Federal Government’s Allowance of Seismic Testing Delaware Attorney General Matthew Denn and the Attorneys General of eight other Atlantic coast states applied today to intervene in a lawsuit currently before the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina designed to stop the federal government’s efforts to allow private companies […]




2017 Shooting Could Mean Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 14, 2018

Other defendants face prison time for sexual abuse, arson, and weapons charges An Ellendale man faces the possibility of life in prison after pleading guilty to killing one of his friends. Deputy Attorneys General Susan Schmidhauser and Stephen Welch secured the plea from 36-year-old Don Martinez. In July 2017, Martinez was in the parking lot […]




Man Sentenced to Life Plus 50 Years for Kidnapping, Raping, and Throwing Young Girl in Pond

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 7, 2018

Also, gang members and other defendants sentenced to prison time A Superior Court judge sentenced Daniel Santucci, 25, of Elsmere, to life plus 50 years in prison for raping a small child then throwing her into a pond. In April 2017, Santucci lured a 4-year-old girl into his car at a community in Pike Creek. […]