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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Murder Plea, Four More Pleas in Racketeering Case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018

Contact: Julia Lawes – 302-577-8901     Murder Plea, Four More Pleas in Racketeering Case   Deputy Attorneys General Dan McBride and Eric Towne secured a guilty plea for murder from a 39-year-old Wilmington man. Thomas Hollingsworth pled guilty to two counts of Murder 2nd and one count of PFDCF, with open sentencing. Hollingsworth is facing a […]




Long Term Treatment Continues To Be Need In Delaware’s Struggle Against Opioid Crisis

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Contact: Julia Lawes – 302-577-8901   Long Term Treatment Continues To Be Need In Delaware’s Struggle Against Opioid Crisis   With opioid overdoses and deaths continuing to increase, Attorney General Matt Denn on Wednesday released the Delaware Department of Justice’s fourth annual report on the state’s efforts to combat the epidemic and made recommendations for […]




Three Cases of Child Sexual Assault Result In Prison Sentences

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018

Murder, firearm cases also resolved A Superior Court judge sentenced Kevin Robinson, 24, of New Castle, to 20 years in prison for raping a child. Investigators believed that in the summer of 2017, Robinson forced the child to perform oral sex on him approximately 8 times. In May 2018, Deputy Attorney General Diana Dunn secured […]




Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn Announces Settlement With Uber Over Data Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. will change its security practices and make payments that will be shared with affected Uber drivers in order to resolve an investigation into Uber’s delay in reporting a data breach to its drivers, violating Delaware’s and others states’ data privacy laws. The settlement, which includes Delaware and the attorneys general […]




Attempted Rape Leads to 30-Year Prison Sentence

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

Other prison sentences handed down for drug, manslaughter, weapons, and robbery charges A Dover man who tried to rape a woman while her children were present has pled guilty and been sentenced to prison. Deputy Attorney General Kathleen Dickerson prosecuted the case against 34-year-old Tyree Lockett of Dover. In March 2018, Lockett attempted to rape […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Murder Plea, Four More Pleas in Racketeering Case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018

Contact: Julia Lawes – 302-577-8901     Murder Plea, Four More Pleas in Racketeering Case   Deputy Attorneys General Dan McBride and Eric Towne secured a guilty plea for murder from a 39-year-old Wilmington man. Thomas Hollingsworth pled guilty to two counts of Murder 2nd and one count of PFDCF, with open sentencing. Hollingsworth is facing a […]




Long Term Treatment Continues To Be Need In Delaware’s Struggle Against Opioid Crisis

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Contact: Julia Lawes – 302-577-8901   Long Term Treatment Continues To Be Need In Delaware’s Struggle Against Opioid Crisis   With opioid overdoses and deaths continuing to increase, Attorney General Matt Denn on Wednesday released the Delaware Department of Justice’s fourth annual report on the state’s efforts to combat the epidemic and made recommendations for […]




Three Cases of Child Sexual Assault Result In Prison Sentences

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018

Murder, firearm cases also resolved A Superior Court judge sentenced Kevin Robinson, 24, of New Castle, to 20 years in prison for raping a child. Investigators believed that in the summer of 2017, Robinson forced the child to perform oral sex on him approximately 8 times. In May 2018, Deputy Attorney General Diana Dunn secured […]




Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn Announces Settlement With Uber Over Data Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. will change its security practices and make payments that will be shared with affected Uber drivers in order to resolve an investigation into Uber’s delay in reporting a data breach to its drivers, violating Delaware’s and others states’ data privacy laws. The settlement, which includes Delaware and the attorneys general […]




Attempted Rape Leads to 30-Year Prison Sentence

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

Other prison sentences handed down for drug, manslaughter, weapons, and robbery charges A Dover man who tried to rape a woman while her children were present has pled guilty and been sentenced to prison. Deputy Attorney General Kathleen Dickerson prosecuted the case against 34-year-old Tyree Lockett of Dover. In March 2018, Lockett attempted to rape […]