Delaware.gov logo
Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

Delaware News



 Pages Tagged With: "superior court"

Driver Sentenced For Injuring Two Pedestrians In Dover

Other defendants guilty on weapons and assault charges A man who ran over two teens as they crossed Route 13 in Dover has pled guilty and been sentenced to prison. In August 2018, William Smith, 52, of Dover, hit the girls with his vehicle while they were in a pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of […]




Killing of Hockessin Man Resolved With Guilty Plea

Benjamin Rauf, the New York man charged with the 2015 killing of a Hockessin man found shot in his car, has pled guilty to the fatal shooting. Rauf, 29, of Westerlo, NY pled guilty yesterday to Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony in connection with the shooting death of […]




Ellendale Man Sentenced for 2017 Murder

Fatal shooting sends Wilmington man to prison; two others plead guilty to raping minors in two separate cases An Ellendale man received a 35-year-prison sentence for murdering another man. Deputy Attorneys General Susan Schmidhauser and Stephen Welch secured the sentence for 36-year-old Don Martinez. In July 2017, Martinez fatally shot Kevin King in the parking […]




Prison Sentence for Man Who Beat Nephew With Pipe

Other defendants plead to rape, leaving the scene of a fatal accident, assault, and theft charges Deputy Attorney General Anna Currier secured a prison sentence for a 60-year-old Wilmington man who pled guilty to beating his nephew with a metal pipe. After an argument, Mark Herring took a 2-foot-long pipe from the basement of a […]




Two Separate Murders From 2017 Send Two Defendants to Prison

A 2017 murder in Wilmington has led to a 25-year prison sentence for an Elsmere man. Tariq Taylor, 26, pled guilty in August 2018 to Murder Second Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited in connection with the fatal shooting of 25-year-old […]







 Pages Tagged With: "superior court"

Driver Sentenced For Injuring Two Pedestrians In Dover

Other defendants guilty on weapons and assault charges A man who ran over two teens as they crossed Route 13 in Dover has pled guilty and been sentenced to prison. In August 2018, William Smith, 52, of Dover, hit the girls with his vehicle while they were in a pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of […]




Killing of Hockessin Man Resolved With Guilty Plea

Benjamin Rauf, the New York man charged with the 2015 killing of a Hockessin man found shot in his car, has pled guilty to the fatal shooting. Rauf, 29, of Westerlo, NY pled guilty yesterday to Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony in connection with the shooting death of […]




Ellendale Man Sentenced for 2017 Murder

Fatal shooting sends Wilmington man to prison; two others plead guilty to raping minors in two separate cases An Ellendale man received a 35-year-prison sentence for murdering another man. Deputy Attorneys General Susan Schmidhauser and Stephen Welch secured the sentence for 36-year-old Don Martinez. In July 2017, Martinez fatally shot Kevin King in the parking […]




Prison Sentence for Man Who Beat Nephew With Pipe

Other defendants plead to rape, leaving the scene of a fatal accident, assault, and theft charges Deputy Attorney General Anna Currier secured a prison sentence for a 60-year-old Wilmington man who pled guilty to beating his nephew with a metal pipe. After an argument, Mark Herring took a 2-foot-long pipe from the basement of a […]




Two Separate Murders From 2017 Send Two Defendants to Prison

A 2017 murder in Wilmington has led to a 25-year prison sentence for an Elsmere man. Tariq Taylor, 26, pled guilty in August 2018 to Murder Second Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited in connection with the fatal shooting of 25-year-old […]