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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


DOJ Prosecutors Secure Two Murder Convictions

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Other defendants face sentences for child pornography and vehicular homicide charges A Superior Court jury convicted a 26-year-old New Castle man of first degree murder in connection with a 2017 shooting. Deputy Attorneys General Joseph Grubb and Michael Cooksey secured the verdict for Shaheed Matthews. In December 2017, Matthews fatally shot Antoine Terry, 23, of […]




Newark Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Death of Girlfriend

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, April 12, 2019

Other defendants face sentencing for assault, weapons, robbery, firearm charges A Newark man pleaded guilty but mentally ill to Murder Second Degree and Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony for the September 2017 stabbing death of his girlfriend, Sherrie Campbell. Rondell Veal, 38, is scheduled to be sentenced in September […]




Amended Complaint Asserts Walgreens’ Liability in Opioid Epidemic

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

In a recent court filing in Delaware’s ongoing civil lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the prescription opioid crisis, the State asserts Walgreens’ liability for its role in the addiction epidemic as both a pharmacy and a distributor and seeks to add Walgreens to the list of manufacturer and distributor defendants. An amended complaint filed […]




Attorney General Jennings Secures Relief for Consumers in Subprime Auto-Loan Settlement

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, April 8, 2019

Settlement to Provide Relief to Hundreds of Delaware Borrowers  An auto finance company operating in Delaware, Exeter Finance LLC, has agreed to provide significant consumer relief for its role in financing subprime auto loans to hundreds of Delaware car buyers, Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced Monday. This settlement includes $550,000 that will be available to […]




Attorney General Jennings Joins Motion to Block Diversion of Funds and Resources to Border Wall Construction

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 5, 2019

20 states file motion for preliminary injunction to safeguard the environment and preserve law enforcement funding Attorney General Kathy Jennings has joined a coalition of 20 states in a motion to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to unlawfully divert $1.6 billion in federal funds toward construction of a border wall. The motion, led by California […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


DOJ Prosecutors Secure Two Murder Convictions

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Other defendants face sentences for child pornography and vehicular homicide charges A Superior Court jury convicted a 26-year-old New Castle man of first degree murder in connection with a 2017 shooting. Deputy Attorneys General Joseph Grubb and Michael Cooksey secured the verdict for Shaheed Matthews. In December 2017, Matthews fatally shot Antoine Terry, 23, of […]




Newark Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Death of Girlfriend

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, April 12, 2019

Other defendants face sentencing for assault, weapons, robbery, firearm charges A Newark man pleaded guilty but mentally ill to Murder Second Degree and Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony for the September 2017 stabbing death of his girlfriend, Sherrie Campbell. Rondell Veal, 38, is scheduled to be sentenced in September […]




Amended Complaint Asserts Walgreens’ Liability in Opioid Epidemic

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

In a recent court filing in Delaware’s ongoing civil lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the prescription opioid crisis, the State asserts Walgreens’ liability for its role in the addiction epidemic as both a pharmacy and a distributor and seeks to add Walgreens to the list of manufacturer and distributor defendants. An amended complaint filed […]




Attorney General Jennings Secures Relief for Consumers in Subprime Auto-Loan Settlement

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, April 8, 2019

Settlement to Provide Relief to Hundreds of Delaware Borrowers  An auto finance company operating in Delaware, Exeter Finance LLC, has agreed to provide significant consumer relief for its role in financing subprime auto loans to hundreds of Delaware car buyers, Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced Monday. This settlement includes $550,000 that will be available to […]




Attorney General Jennings Joins Motion to Block Diversion of Funds and Resources to Border Wall Construction

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 5, 2019

20 states file motion for preliminary injunction to safeguard the environment and preserve law enforcement funding Attorney General Kathy Jennings has joined a coalition of 20 states in a motion to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to unlawfully divert $1.6 billion in federal funds toward construction of a border wall. The motion, led by California […]