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  Category: Department of Justice


DCRPT Secures Convictions Against Former Land Bank Director

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2022

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) has secured two convictions against William Freeborn, the former Executive Director of the Wilmington Neighborhood Conservancy Land Bank (WNCLB). “If you abuse the public’s trust we will hold you accountable,” said Attorney General Jennings. “The defendant used a position of public confidence to […]




DOJ Seeks Public’s Assistance in Sussex County Sexual Abuse Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Prosecutors seek additional victims of Ellendale pastor The Delaware Department of Justice is seeking the public’s assistance in the prosecution of a Sussex County pastor indicted for Unlawful Sexual Contact, and is requesting that any additional victims contact law enforcement. Major Foster, a Lincoln man who at the time was employed as pastor of Ellendale’s […]




DOJ releases February violent crime prosecution recap

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 18, 2022

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday that the Department of Justice charged 130 gun offenders and secured more than 245 total years in prison sentences on 18 gun convictions in the month of February.  Since 2019, the DOJ has an 83% conviction rate in Superior Court gun cases. “My first priority is combatting violent crime—particularly gun […]




AG Jennings Issues Consumer, Investor Advisories Related to the Conflict in Ukraine 

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2022

“It speaks volumes of our neighbors that so many Delawareans have taken action to help the Ukrainian people,” said Attorney General Jennings.  “Unfortunately, scammers are shameless and see a crisis as an opportunity. To protect yourself, and to ensure that your donations reach people in need, everyone should take steps to ensure that their contributions go to legitimate causes.  My office will do its part in ensuring that those who seek to profit from the pain and suffering of the Ukrainian people are investigated and brought to justice.”




DCRPT Indicts Officer for Sexual Solicitation of a Child

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022

DOJ’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust indicted Monday a former Wilmington Police Department (WPD) after an investigation revealed that he sent lewd text messages to a 17-year-old whom he met while on duty. “The facts of this case are grave and disturbing,” said Attorney General Jennings. “The defendant in this case swore an […]







  Category: Department of Justice


DCRPT Secures Convictions Against Former Land Bank Director

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2022

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) has secured two convictions against William Freeborn, the former Executive Director of the Wilmington Neighborhood Conservancy Land Bank (WNCLB). “If you abuse the public’s trust we will hold you accountable,” said Attorney General Jennings. “The defendant used a position of public confidence to […]




DOJ Seeks Public’s Assistance in Sussex County Sexual Abuse Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Prosecutors seek additional victims of Ellendale pastor The Delaware Department of Justice is seeking the public’s assistance in the prosecution of a Sussex County pastor indicted for Unlawful Sexual Contact, and is requesting that any additional victims contact law enforcement. Major Foster, a Lincoln man who at the time was employed as pastor of Ellendale’s […]




DOJ releases February violent crime prosecution recap

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 18, 2022

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday that the Department of Justice charged 130 gun offenders and secured more than 245 total years in prison sentences on 18 gun convictions in the month of February.  Since 2019, the DOJ has an 83% conviction rate in Superior Court gun cases. “My first priority is combatting violent crime—particularly gun […]




AG Jennings Issues Consumer, Investor Advisories Related to the Conflict in Ukraine 

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2022

“It speaks volumes of our neighbors that so many Delawareans have taken action to help the Ukrainian people,” said Attorney General Jennings.  “Unfortunately, scammers are shameless and see a crisis as an opportunity. To protect yourself, and to ensure that your donations reach people in need, everyone should take steps to ensure that their contributions go to legitimate causes.  My office will do its part in ensuring that those who seek to profit from the pain and suffering of the Ukrainian people are investigated and brought to justice.”




DCRPT Indicts Officer for Sexual Solicitation of a Child

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022

DOJ’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust indicted Monday a former Wilmington Police Department (WPD) after an investigation revealed that he sent lewd text messages to a 17-year-old whom he met while on duty. “The facts of this case are grave and disturbing,” said Attorney General Jennings. “The defendant in this case swore an […]