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  Category: Criminal Division


Life Sentence for 2017 Murder in New Castle

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, July 5, 2019

Wilmington man pleads guilty to murder and 2 other shootings A 26-year-old New Castle man will spend the rest of his life in prison for murder. A Superior Court judge sentenced Shaheed Matthews for the December 2017 fatal shooting of Antoine Terry, 23, of New Castle shortly after Terry had been at Matthew’s home on […]




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 […]




Fatal Accident Sends Man to Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

Rape and child pornography convictions also bring prison sentences A Pennsylvania man under the influence of methamphetamines who ran a red light and caused a fatal car crash has been sentenced to prison. Deputy Attorneys General Danielle Brennan and William Leonard secured the sentence for William German, 27, of Garnet Valley, PA. In June 2017, […]




Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

Others sentenced to prison for assault with firearm, and drug convictions An Elsmere man was sentenced by a Superior Court judge to life in prison plus 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend. Deputy Attorneys General Matthew Frawley and Jenna Milecki secured the sentence for Steven Pierce, 45, who was convicted by a Superior […]




Smyrna Man Sentenced for Weapons, Kidnapping, and other Charges

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Other defendants face prison time for weapons, drug, and abuse charges A Smyrna man convicted of several charges in connection to his firing a gun and damaging a car while looking for his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison. In September 2018, Anthony Jones kidnapped two individuals at gunpoint and took […]







  Category: Criminal Division


Life Sentence for 2017 Murder in New Castle

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, July 5, 2019

Wilmington man pleads guilty to murder and 2 other shootings A 26-year-old New Castle man will spend the rest of his life in prison for murder. A Superior Court judge sentenced Shaheed Matthews for the December 2017 fatal shooting of Antoine Terry, 23, of New Castle shortly after Terry had been at Matthew’s home on […]




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 […]




Fatal Accident Sends Man to Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

Rape and child pornography convictions also bring prison sentences A Pennsylvania man under the influence of methamphetamines who ran a red light and caused a fatal car crash has been sentenced to prison. Deputy Attorneys General Danielle Brennan and William Leonard secured the sentence for William German, 27, of Garnet Valley, PA. In June 2017, […]




Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

Others sentenced to prison for assault with firearm, and drug convictions An Elsmere man was sentenced by a Superior Court judge to life in prison plus 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend. Deputy Attorneys General Matthew Frawley and Jenna Milecki secured the sentence for Steven Pierce, 45, who was convicted by a Superior […]




Smyrna Man Sentenced for Weapons, Kidnapping, and other Charges

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Other defendants face prison time for weapons, drug, and abuse charges A Smyrna man convicted of several charges in connection to his firing a gun and damaging a car while looking for his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison. In September 2018, Anthony Jones kidnapped two individuals at gunpoint and took […]