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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Man Sentenced for 2016 Georgetown Murder and Rape

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, June 21, 2019

Attempted rape and child pornography charges also lead to prison A 25-year-old man who rented a room in a home in Georgetown was sentenced in Superior Court for beating and raping a woman who lived in the home, and for killing another man. In October 2016, Juan Tovar Cruz returned to the house on Wilson […]




Consumer Protection Unit secures more than $23,000 in student loan debt relief for ITT Tech students

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

Attorney General Kathy Jennings has announced that her office’s Consumer Protection Unit has secured an agreement to recover $23,362 in debt relief for 5 former ITT Tech students in Delaware as part of a 43-state multistate settlement. The settlement is with Student CU Connect CUSO, LLC (“CUSO”), which offered deceptive loans to finance students’ tuition […]




Wilmington man sentenced for 2017 park murder

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

The man responsible for the 2017 murder of a woman in Kirkwood Park in Wilmington was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Deputy Attorneys General Phillip Casale, Marc Petrucci, and Brian Robertson secured the sentence for Timothy Jones, 41, of Wilmington. In October 2017, Jones stabbed his victim numerous times and wounded himself inside a […]




DOJ statement on Vaughn trials

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Department of Justice on Wednesday released the following statement: On the morning of February 2, 2017, a correctional officer was found dead – tragically and brutally murdered – in a prison building that had been set on fire, flooded, and under the control of inmates for 24 hours. Obtaining a measure of justice for […]




Backpage.com to Lose Delaware LLC Formations

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Under a Delaware Court of Chancery consent judgment issued Tuesday, four limited liability companies (LLCs) linked to the website Backpage will relinquish their Delaware certificates of formation. The judgment calls for the companies to lose their certificates of formation following a request by the Delaware Department of Justice and negotiation with the company, which has […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Man Sentenced for 2016 Georgetown Murder and Rape

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, June 21, 2019

Attempted rape and child pornography charges also lead to prison A 25-year-old man who rented a room in a home in Georgetown was sentenced in Superior Court for beating and raping a woman who lived in the home, and for killing another man. In October 2016, Juan Tovar Cruz returned to the house on Wilson […]




Consumer Protection Unit secures more than $23,000 in student loan debt relief for ITT Tech students

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

Attorney General Kathy Jennings has announced that her office’s Consumer Protection Unit has secured an agreement to recover $23,362 in debt relief for 5 former ITT Tech students in Delaware as part of a 43-state multistate settlement. The settlement is with Student CU Connect CUSO, LLC (“CUSO”), which offered deceptive loans to finance students’ tuition […]




Wilmington man sentenced for 2017 park murder

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

The man responsible for the 2017 murder of a woman in Kirkwood Park in Wilmington was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Deputy Attorneys General Phillip Casale, Marc Petrucci, and Brian Robertson secured the sentence for Timothy Jones, 41, of Wilmington. In October 2017, Jones stabbed his victim numerous times and wounded himself inside a […]




DOJ statement on Vaughn trials

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Department of Justice on Wednesday released the following statement: On the morning of February 2, 2017, a correctional officer was found dead – tragically and brutally murdered – in a prison building that had been set on fire, flooded, and under the control of inmates for 24 hours. Obtaining a measure of justice for […]




Backpage.com to Lose Delaware LLC Formations

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Under a Delaware Court of Chancery consent judgment issued Tuesday, four limited liability companies (LLCs) linked to the website Backpage will relinquish their Delaware certificates of formation. The judgment calls for the companies to lose their certificates of formation following a request by the Delaware Department of Justice and negotiation with the company, which has […]