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  Category: Criminal Division


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 […]




Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Girlfriend to Death

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

A 53-year-old Wilmington man pleaded guilty to the 2018 stabbing death of his girlfriend. In January 2018, Kevin Dyton repeatedly stabbed and slit the throat of 58-year-old Annette Henry in the apartment the two shared on the 1600 block of West Fourth Street. Dyton fled from the apartment after the stabbing, and was arrested after […]




2017 Murder in Bear Sends Man to Prison for Life

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, March 29, 2019

Arsonist sentenced for torching historic home; other defendants enter guilty pleas in shootings A 2017 murder resulted in life in prison for a 26-year-old New Castle man. Deputy Attorneys General Danielle Brennan and William Leonard prosecuted the case against Elder Saavedra. In March 2017, Saavedra killed 23-year-old Lester Mateo of Penns Grove, NJ outside of […]




Man Pleads Guilty 11 Years After Fatal Car Crash

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

Woman sentenced after guilty plea to numerous burglaries around Sussex County Eduardo Rodriguez, 32, entered a guilty plea related to a 2008 fatal car collision. In May 2008, Rodriguez, who was residing in Wilmington at the time, ran a red light on Maryland Avenue near Banning Park, and killed two elderly passengers in another vehicle. […]







  Category: Criminal Division


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 […]




Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Girlfriend to Death

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

A 53-year-old Wilmington man pleaded guilty to the 2018 stabbing death of his girlfriend. In January 2018, Kevin Dyton repeatedly stabbed and slit the throat of 58-year-old Annette Henry in the apartment the two shared on the 1600 block of West Fourth Street. Dyton fled from the apartment after the stabbing, and was arrested after […]




2017 Murder in Bear Sends Man to Prison for Life

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, March 29, 2019

Arsonist sentenced for torching historic home; other defendants enter guilty pleas in shootings A 2017 murder resulted in life in prison for a 26-year-old New Castle man. Deputy Attorneys General Danielle Brennan and William Leonard prosecuted the case against Elder Saavedra. In March 2017, Saavedra killed 23-year-old Lester Mateo of Penns Grove, NJ outside of […]




Man Pleads Guilty 11 Years After Fatal Car Crash

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

Woman sentenced after guilty plea to numerous burglaries around Sussex County Eduardo Rodriguez, 32, entered a guilty plea related to a 2008 fatal car collision. In May 2008, Rodriguez, who was residing in Wilmington at the time, ran a red light on Maryland Avenue near Banning Park, and killed two elderly passengers in another vehicle. […]