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  Category: Criminal Division


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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




Man Convicted of Three Rapes Including Two Cold Cases Gets Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 8, 2019

Other defendants receive prison sentences for fatal shootings Kili Mayfield, a man convicted of raping 3 women over the course of 7 years will spend the rest of his life in prison. Mayfield, 40, of Bear, was arrested in June 2018 after being linked to the raping, beating, and strangling of a woman and 2 […]




Racketeering Judgment Against Massage Parlor Owner; Murder Conviction in 2012 Cold Case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 1, 2019

Prison time for other defendants on murder, weapons, racketeering, drug, and sexual abuse charges The operator of a criminal enterprise run out of several massage parlors he owned throughout the state, was found liable of 3 violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (R.I.C.O.) statute. The State alleged that Da Zhong Wang, 55, formerly […]







  Category: Criminal Division


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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




Man Convicted of Three Rapes Including Two Cold Cases Gets Life in Prison

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 8, 2019

Other defendants receive prison sentences for fatal shootings Kili Mayfield, a man convicted of raping 3 women over the course of 7 years will spend the rest of his life in prison. Mayfield, 40, of Bear, was arrested in June 2018 after being linked to the raping, beating, and strangling of a woman and 2 […]




Racketeering Judgment Against Massage Parlor Owner; Murder Conviction in 2012 Cold Case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 1, 2019

Prison time for other defendants on murder, weapons, racketeering, drug, and sexual abuse charges The operator of a criminal enterprise run out of several massage parlors he owned throughout the state, was found liable of 3 violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (R.I.C.O.) statute. The State alleged that Da Zhong Wang, 55, formerly […]