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Gun Charges Lead To Prison Terms For Multiple Defendants

A 37-year-old Newark man will spend the next 23 years in prison after sentencing by a Superior Court judge on weapons, identity theft, and reckless driving charges. Deputy Attorney General Marc Petrucci secured the sentence for Damien Roberts. In November 2016, New Castle County police officers found Roberts unresponsive inside of his car in the […]




Kent County Man Sentenced for Manslaughter

Others face prison time for rape, gun, and drug charges A 30-year-old Magnolia man was sentenced to prison in connection with a July 2015 killing in the Simon Circle neighborhood in Dover. Deputy Attorney General Stephen Welch secured the sentence for Erick Morton, after Morton pled guilty to Manslaughter. Morton was identified by surveillance video […]




Prosecution of Juveniles with Guns as Adults Highlights Recent DOJ Developments

WILMINGTON, DE – The Department of Justice’s continuing efforts to target serious juvenile gun offenses has led to the decision to hear the gun-related cases of three local teenagers in Superior Court. The Attorney General recently began personally reviewing each new juvenile gun offense, and has directed that some offenses which would previously have been […]




Department of Justice Highlights Include a Guilty Plea from a Teen Shooter, and Prison Time for an Attempted Bank Robber

WILMINGTON, DE – Deputy Attorneys General within the Delaware Department of Justice had several significant successes recently, including a case where a juvenile was adjudicated as an adult for a crime involving a firearm, consistent with Attorney General Denn’s announced focus on teens with guns. Resolutions: Deputy Attorneys General Jamie McCloskey and Caterina Gatto secured […]




Department of Justice Taking Tougher Stance on Juveniles With Guns

Attorney General unveils new procedures for addressing the crisis







 Pages Tagged With: "guns"

Gun Charges Lead To Prison Terms For Multiple Defendants

A 37-year-old Newark man will spend the next 23 years in prison after sentencing by a Superior Court judge on weapons, identity theft, and reckless driving charges. Deputy Attorney General Marc Petrucci secured the sentence for Damien Roberts. In November 2016, New Castle County police officers found Roberts unresponsive inside of his car in the […]




Kent County Man Sentenced for Manslaughter

Others face prison time for rape, gun, and drug charges A 30-year-old Magnolia man was sentenced to prison in connection with a July 2015 killing in the Simon Circle neighborhood in Dover. Deputy Attorney General Stephen Welch secured the sentence for Erick Morton, after Morton pled guilty to Manslaughter. Morton was identified by surveillance video […]




Prosecution of Juveniles with Guns as Adults Highlights Recent DOJ Developments

WILMINGTON, DE – The Department of Justice’s continuing efforts to target serious juvenile gun offenses has led to the decision to hear the gun-related cases of three local teenagers in Superior Court. The Attorney General recently began personally reviewing each new juvenile gun offense, and has directed that some offenses which would previously have been […]




Department of Justice Highlights Include a Guilty Plea from a Teen Shooter, and Prison Time for an Attempted Bank Robber

WILMINGTON, DE – Deputy Attorneys General within the Delaware Department of Justice had several significant successes recently, including a case where a juvenile was adjudicated as an adult for a crime involving a firearm, consistent with Attorney General Denn’s announced focus on teens with guns. Resolutions: Deputy Attorneys General Jamie McCloskey and Caterina Gatto secured […]




Department of Justice Taking Tougher Stance on Juveniles With Guns

Attorney General unveils new procedures for addressing the crisis