County Police Issues “Gold Alert” for Missing Woman

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for Brandi Hitchens, 33, missing from the 200 block of Shorewind Road in Fairwinds Trailer Park in Bear.

(Bear, Del.-19701) The New Castle County Police responded to a home in Fairwinds Trailer Park for the report of a missing person.  Police learned Brandi spoke to her boyfriend at approximately 11:00 p.m. Tuesday (Feb 28) evening.  During the conversation Brandi made statements to harm herself which caused alarm.

Police contacted witnesses who stated Brandi had not been seen for a few hours.  Multiple attempts were made to contact Brandi via cell phone which yielded negative results.

Brandi Hitchens is described as a Caucasian female, 5’4”, weighing approximately 130lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes. She may be traveling in a black Chevy Avalanche operated by Jeffrey Kane.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brandi Hitchens to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at

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.