GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING LANCASTER COURT APARTMENTS MAN: DAVID JONES

(Wilmington, DE 19805) Earlier today (November 29), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Court Drive in the community of Lancaster Court Apartments. Upon arrival, officers learned that 29-year-old David Jones had left the residence sometime during the day and made statements that caused concern for his welfare.

David Jones is 5’9” 180 lbs, blue eyes and short brown hair with a beard.  He was last seen wearing grey t-shirt with a white long-sleeve thermal undershirt and blue jeans.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of David Jones to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at http://www.NCCPD.com, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.  Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.

David Jones

David Jones

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POLICE INVESTIGATE CRASH INVOLVING A PATROL CAR

(Wilmington, Del. 19808) Yesterday (November 13, 2019) at 1:38 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the intersection of Newport Gap Pike and Kirkwood Highway for a report of a car crash involving a patrol car.

The investigation revealed that that a Chevy Tahoe which was traveling Northbound on Newport Gap Pike struck a fully marked New Castle County patrol vehicle, which caused it to strike a Honda Accord.

The Chevy Tahoe was being operated by a 37-year-old female and had a 31-year-old male passenger. The marked New Castle County Police patrol vehicle was being operated by an officer on duty. The Honda Accord was operated by a 35-year-old male.

The officer was taken to an area hospital for minor non life threatening injuries, all others involved reported no injuries.

This is an active and ongoing investigation by the Traffic Services Unit.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Hussong at william.hussong@newcastlde.gov or New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Division of Police.