Crime Alert: County Police Investigate Multiple Thefts from Vehicles

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating thefts from vehicles in the community of Fairwinds.

(Bear, Del.-19701)  The New Castle County Police responded to the 300 block of Green Street in Fairwinds for the report of a theft.  Officers contacted the victim and learned she left her car unsecured during the overnight hours.  The unknown suspect(s) then removed a weapon from the vehicle and fled in an unknown direction.

A canvas of the area resulted in the officers locating three (3) additional victims.  In each case, the victims reported leaving their car doors unsecured.

Residents are reminded to PARK SMART:

  • Lock your vehicle,
  • Secure all your valuables and,
  • Take your keys with you



We ask that all residents be mindful of their surrounds and report any suspicious activity.  Any person or vehicle out of place can be reported by calling (302) 573-2800 or 9-1-1.

Citizens can provide tips by visiting our website at  Tipsters may also call Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips.  Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.  The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.