Yesterday (May 12th, 2021) at approximately 1:38 P.M., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Rambleton Drive in the community of Liberty Knoll Apartments for a report of a carjacking. When the officers arrived, they learned that a female victim had been parked outside her apartment complex when an unknown female approached the vehicle and pointed a weapon at the victim. The suspect then ordered the victim out of the vehicle and drove off with the victim’s car.

Responding officers were able to identify the suspect as 37-year-old Jennifer Bustamante. Through investigative methods the officers located the vehicle and apprehended Jennifer without incident.

Jennifer was charged with one count of Felony Robbery in the First Degree, one count of Felony Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the commission of a Felony, one count of Felony Aggravated Menacing, one count of Felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle & one count of Misdemeanor Criminal mischief. Jennifer Bustamante was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and subsequently held in lieu of $45,000 secured bail.

Jennifer Bustamante



The New Castle County Police Department is searching for 27-year-old Cody Greenplate

(Newark, DE 19713) Yesterday (May 12th, 2021), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police responded to a check on the welfare in the area of Bethel Court, in the community of Altersgate. Upon arrival, officers were advised that Cody Greenplate had left the area and made statements that causes concern for his welfare.

Cody Greenplate is described as a white male, 5’10 weighing approximately 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing black hoodie, blue jeans, unknown shoes.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Cody Greenplate 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.

Cody Greenplate