POLICE ARREST SUBJECT IN SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATION

(New Castle, DE 19720) Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Family Services Squad have conducted an extensive investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse by 41 year old Ronnie Williams.

During the course of the investigation, detectives learned that Ronnie Williams was suspected of sexually assaulting at least 3 juvenile victims.

Yesterday, (September 27, 2019)Ronnie Williams was taken into custody and charged with one count of felony Sexual Abuse of a Child by a Person of Trust, two counts of felony Sexual Abuse of a Child by a Person of Trust in the 2nd Degree, four counts of felony  Rape Without Consent in the 2nd Degree, three counts of felony Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child, four counts of felony Unlawful Sexual Contact with a Person less than 13 Years, and five counts of felony Unlawful Sexual Contact in the 2nd Degree with a Person Less Than 18 Years.

Ronnie was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held at Howard Young Correctional Facility $385,000 cash bail, and $80,000 secured bail.

Based on this investigation, detectives are concerned that there may be additional victims who have not yet come forward. Detectives are asking anyone with any information pertaining to this investigation to contact Det. Smith at (302) 395-8126 or via email at Joshuah.Smith@newcastlede.gov.

Citizens can text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You 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 (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000

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Ronnie Williams

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POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING IN RIVERS END PLAZA

(Bear, DE 19701) Earlier today (September 26) at approximately 3:41 p.m. officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Mario Drive and Rivers End, in the community of Pheasant Run, for a report of a shooting.  When the officers arrived, they learned that two groups of subjects began arguing in the parking lot of Rivers End Plaza which ultimately escalated into gunfire.

The victim, a 19 year old male, suffered a gunshot wound to his lower torso. He was then transported to a local area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation,

If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Kevin Mackie (Kevin.Mackie@newcastlede.gov or 302-395-8133). You can also contact the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can text a tip anonymously, simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You 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 (IM) at New Castle County Police.