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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Jury Convicts Bridgeville Man of Murder

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 6, 2019

Wilmington man sentenced for 2017 killing in city A Bridgeville man who turned himself into police three days after fatally shooting another man in 2018 will spend the rest of his life in prison. A Sussex County Superior Court jury convicted Mcarthur Risper, Jr. of Murder First Degree, Conspiracy First Degree, and Possesion of a […]




AG Jennings, DOJ Fight Corporate Abuse of Class Action Settlements

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019

Delaware leads bipartisan coalition opposing attempt to weaponize class action settlements against state law enforcement actions Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that Delaware has filed an amicus brief in a Minnesota federal court opposing a corporation’s attempt to weaponize a class action settlement against a parallel law enforcement action by the Minnesota Attorney General. […]




Man Pleads Guilty to Leaving Infant in Hot Car Leading to Child’s Death

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 22, 2019

Other defendants face prison time on manslaughter, drug, weapons, robbery, and burglary charges Syiee Parker, a Wilmington man who left his 10-month-old child in a car one day last summer has pleaded guilty to causing her death. In July 2019, Parker, 37, dropped his wife off at work, and took 6 other children to summer […]




Grand Jury Indicts Dewey Beach Police Officer

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust announced Tuesday that a grand jury has indicted Dewey Beach police officer Gregory Lynch, Jr. in connection to an August 10 incident near Bellevue Road. The DOJ alleges that police and EMTs were dispatched on August 10 to assist a victim who had […]




Two Defendants Face Prison Time for Causing Two Separate Fatal Crashes

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019

A Maryland woman who caused a fatal crash while driving under the influence of drugs has been sentenced to prison. Deputy Attorneys General Barzilai Axelrod and William Leonard secured the sentence for Michelle Park, 35, of Earlville. In March 2018, with her 2-year-old child in the car, Park failed to negotiate a curve while driving […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Jury Convicts Bridgeville Man of Murder

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 6, 2019

Wilmington man sentenced for 2017 killing in city A Bridgeville man who turned himself into police three days after fatally shooting another man in 2018 will spend the rest of his life in prison. A Sussex County Superior Court jury convicted Mcarthur Risper, Jr. of Murder First Degree, Conspiracy First Degree, and Possesion of a […]




AG Jennings, DOJ Fight Corporate Abuse of Class Action Settlements

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019

Delaware leads bipartisan coalition opposing attempt to weaponize class action settlements against state law enforcement actions Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that Delaware has filed an amicus brief in a Minnesota federal court opposing a corporation’s attempt to weaponize a class action settlement against a parallel law enforcement action by the Minnesota Attorney General. […]




Man Pleads Guilty to Leaving Infant in Hot Car Leading to Child’s Death

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 22, 2019

Other defendants face prison time on manslaughter, drug, weapons, robbery, and burglary charges Syiee Parker, a Wilmington man who left his 10-month-old child in a car one day last summer has pleaded guilty to causing her death. In July 2019, Parker, 37, dropped his wife off at work, and took 6 other children to summer […]




Grand Jury Indicts Dewey Beach Police Officer

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust announced Tuesday that a grand jury has indicted Dewey Beach police officer Gregory Lynch, Jr. in connection to an August 10 incident near Bellevue Road. The DOJ alleges that police and EMTs were dispatched on August 10 to assist a victim who had […]




Two Defendants Face Prison Time for Causing Two Separate Fatal Crashes

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019

A Maryland woman who caused a fatal crash while driving under the influence of drugs has been sentenced to prison. Deputy Attorneys General Barzilai Axelrod and William Leonard secured the sentence for Michelle Park, 35, of Earlville. In March 2018, with her 2-year-old child in the car, Park failed to negotiate a curve while driving […]