Missing 6ft. Elk’s Head Stolen from Home after Party

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for a six- foot mounted Elk’s head that went missing after a party held at a home in the unit block of Swallow Hill Road.

(Wilmington, Del.-19807) On Monday (Feb. 13) New Castle County Police responded to a home in the unit block of Swallow Hill Road for a criminal mischief report.  Officers arrived and learned the resident’s daughter held a party on Friday (Feb. 10) with about 50 people in attendance.

During a walk-through of the home, officers observed multiple holes in the walls and three broken windows.

Taken from the home sometime during the party was a 6 foot mounted Elk’s head valued at $65,000.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of the missing Elk’s head to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at www.NCCPD.com.

Citizens with 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.

Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.