(Hockessin, DE 19707) Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police have been investigating multiple criminal mischief reports which have occurred in Hockessin during the month of April. There have been several reports of a suspect intentionally dumping nails and screws on the roadway near the entrances of various communities causing flat tires.
Detectives are requesting assistance in identifying the black pickup truck in the attached photo which was observed operating around Benge Road and Old Wilmington Road – Hockessin. It is believed this truck may be involved in the incident and detectives are attempting to identify the owner or operator.
If you have any information related to these incidents or the vehicle in the surveillance image please contact Detective Adam Weldon at (302) 395-2815 or Adam.Weldon@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at (302)573-2800. If you happen to witness a suspect dumping nails, screws, or hardware on any roadway please dial 9-1-1.
Citizens can submit a tip via (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page or through Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 http://www.delawarecrimestoppers.com