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  Category: Criminal Division


Delaware Public Health Announces 1 Additional Death, 25 Additional Positive Cases

Criminal Division | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

SMYRNA (April 2, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing one additional fatality related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and is providing an update on the number of positive and recovered cases reported in the state. In total, 12 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19. There have been […]




Drug Investigation Leads to Man Wanted For Shooting

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020

Deputy Attorney General Rebecca Anderson secured a guilty plea and prison sentence for a man wanted for a shooting in Seaford, arrested while police were investigating illegal drug activity in Bridgeville. Teron West, 33, of Seaford, was arrested in July 2019, when members of the Delaware State Police Sussex County Governor’s Task Force executed a […]




Prison Sentence for Rape of Teenager

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 27, 2019

Wilmington man sentenced for assault under I-95 Deputy Attorney General Monil Amin secured a 10-year prison sentence for a man who raped and impregnated a teenager with developmental disabilities. In June 2018, Britt Bowen, 45, of Newark sexually assaulted the victim while in his care. Bowen was arrested after DNA evidence revealed him to be […]




Dover Man Convicted in Rape and Assault Case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019

Wilmington shooting leads to prison time A 35-year-old Dover man has been convicted for sexually assaulting and beating his girlfriend. A Superior Court jury found Isaac Pierce guilty of Rape First Degree, Kidnapping First Degree, Strangulation, Assault Third Degree, and Terroristic Threatening. In September 2018, while arguing with the victim, Pierce beat, strangled, and raped […]




Woman Who Started Blaze That Killed Firefighters Sentenced to 30 Years In Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Investor Protection | Date Posted: Friday, December 13, 2019

Guilty plea to murder in Dover killing; Change in state’s securities act leads to guilty plea to theft and identity theft Beatriz Fana-Ruiz, the woman who set fire to the home where she lived leading to the deaths of 3 Wilmington firefighters has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Deputy Attorneys General Barzilai Axelrod […]







  Category: Criminal Division


Delaware Public Health Announces 1 Additional Death, 25 Additional Positive Cases

Criminal Division | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

SMYRNA (April 2, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing one additional fatality related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and is providing an update on the number of positive and recovered cases reported in the state. In total, 12 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19. There have been […]




Drug Investigation Leads to Man Wanted For Shooting

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020

Deputy Attorney General Rebecca Anderson secured a guilty plea and prison sentence for a man wanted for a shooting in Seaford, arrested while police were investigating illegal drug activity in Bridgeville. Teron West, 33, of Seaford, was arrested in July 2019, when members of the Delaware State Police Sussex County Governor’s Task Force executed a […]




Prison Sentence for Rape of Teenager

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 27, 2019

Wilmington man sentenced for assault under I-95 Deputy Attorney General Monil Amin secured a 10-year prison sentence for a man who raped and impregnated a teenager with developmental disabilities. In June 2018, Britt Bowen, 45, of Newark sexually assaulted the victim while in his care. Bowen was arrested after DNA evidence revealed him to be […]




Dover Man Convicted in Rape and Assault Case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019

Wilmington shooting leads to prison time A 35-year-old Dover man has been convicted for sexually assaulting and beating his girlfriend. A Superior Court jury found Isaac Pierce guilty of Rape First Degree, Kidnapping First Degree, Strangulation, Assault Third Degree, and Terroristic Threatening. In September 2018, while arguing with the victim, Pierce beat, strangled, and raped […]




Woman Who Started Blaze That Killed Firefighters Sentenced to 30 Years In Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Investor Protection | Date Posted: Friday, December 13, 2019

Guilty plea to murder in Dover killing; Change in state’s securities act leads to guilty plea to theft and identity theft Beatriz Fana-Ruiz, the woman who set fire to the home where she lived leading to the deaths of 3 Wilmington firefighters has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Deputy Attorneys General Barzilai Axelrod […]