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  Category: Department of Justice


Fatal Accident Sends Man to Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

Rape and child pornography convictions also bring prison sentences A Pennsylvania man under the influence of methamphetamines who ran a red light and caused a fatal car crash has been sentenced to prison. Deputy Attorneys General Danielle Brennan and William Leonard secured the sentence for William German, 27, of Garnet Valley, PA. In June 2017, […]




New York Man Pleads Guilty to Wilmington Homicide

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 31, 2019

A Queens, NY man has pleaded guilty to a Wilmington homicide. In September 2017, Wilmington Police responded to a shooting and found Allen Melton of Wilmington suffering from gunshots to his torso and legs. Multiple witnesses reported that Sandy Lashley, 31, and a female accomplice, Latesha Favors of Wilmington, started an altercation with Melton’s girlfriend […]




Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

Others sentenced to prison for assault with firearm, and drug convictions An Elsmere man was sentenced by a Superior Court judge to life in prison plus 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend. Deputy Attorneys General Matthew Frawley and Jenna Milecki secured the sentence for Steven Pierce, 45, who was convicted by a Superior […]




Former Police Chief Sentenced

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Michael Capriglione, former Chief of Police for the Town of Newport, was ordered to surrender his certification and sentenced to probation by a Kent County Superior Court judge today. Capriglione pleaded guilty in February to Official Misconduct (Class A Misdemeanor) and Careless Driving. In May 2018, Capriglione struck another car in the parking lot of […]




Smyrna Man Sentenced for Weapons, Kidnapping, and other Charges

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Other defendants face prison time for weapons, drug, and abuse charges A Smyrna man convicted of several charges in connection to his firing a gun and damaging a car while looking for his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison. In September 2018, Anthony Jones kidnapped two individuals at gunpoint and took […]







  Category: Department of Justice


Fatal Accident Sends Man to Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

Rape and child pornography convictions also bring prison sentences A Pennsylvania man under the influence of methamphetamines who ran a red light and caused a fatal car crash has been sentenced to prison. Deputy Attorneys General Danielle Brennan and William Leonard secured the sentence for William German, 27, of Garnet Valley, PA. In June 2017, […]




New York Man Pleads Guilty to Wilmington Homicide

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 31, 2019

A Queens, NY man has pleaded guilty to a Wilmington homicide. In September 2017, Wilmington Police responded to a shooting and found Allen Melton of Wilmington suffering from gunshots to his torso and legs. Multiple witnesses reported that Sandy Lashley, 31, and a female accomplice, Latesha Favors of Wilmington, started an altercation with Melton’s girlfriend […]




Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

Others sentenced to prison for assault with firearm, and drug convictions An Elsmere man was sentenced by a Superior Court judge to life in prison plus 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend. Deputy Attorneys General Matthew Frawley and Jenna Milecki secured the sentence for Steven Pierce, 45, who was convicted by a Superior […]




Former Police Chief Sentenced

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Michael Capriglione, former Chief of Police for the Town of Newport, was ordered to surrender his certification and sentenced to probation by a Kent County Superior Court judge today. Capriglione pleaded guilty in February to Official Misconduct (Class A Misdemeanor) and Careless Driving. In May 2018, Capriglione struck another car in the parking lot of […]




Smyrna Man Sentenced for Weapons, Kidnapping, and other Charges

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Other defendants face prison time for weapons, drug, and abuse charges A Smyrna man convicted of several charges in connection to his firing a gun and damaging a car while looking for his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison. In September 2018, Anthony Jones kidnapped two individuals at gunpoint and took […]