POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING IN THE COMMUNITY OF RIVERS END

The New Castle County Division of Police are requesting assistance in the investigation of a shooting in the community of Rivers End

(Bear, DE 19701) On Saturday (April 24, 2021) at approximately 9:41 P.M., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of South St. Georges Terrace, in the community of Rivers End for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the officers arrived, they were notified that a 39-year-old victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound had just checked himself into a local area hospital.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

This is an active and ongoing investigation, future updates to follow.

Anyone with information/or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. McNasby at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at Michael.McNasby@newcastlede.gov or by calling New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger Facebook.

Additionally, 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 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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GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING NEWARK MAN JOSHUA JENKINS

The New Castle County Police Department is searching for 34-year-old Joshua Jenkins.

(Newark, DE 19702) Yesterday (April 19th, 2021), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police responded to a check on the welfare in the area of Hastings Court, in the community of Glasgow Pines. Upon arrival, officers were advised that Joshua Jenkins had left the area and made statements that causes concern for his welfare.

Joshua Jenkins is described as a white male, 5’10 weighing approximately 180 lbs. He was last seen wearing a green coat with a gray hood with black pants.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Joshua Jenkins 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.

Joshua Jenkins

POLICE INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE IN THE COMMUNITY OF HOOVER TRACT

(Bear, DE 19701) Yesterday (March 22nd) at approximately 4:14 P.M., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police responded to the area of County Road for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival officers discovered a female victim with multiple stab wounds. Although life-saving efforts were provided, the victim succumbed to her wounds.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Homicide Squad were notified and assumed the investigation.

At this time, there is no further threat to the public and a person of interest has been identified.

This investigation is still ongoing and in its early stages.  Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone who has any information about this incident, or any residents in the area who have video surveillance, please contact Detective Mancuso at (302) 395-2743 or via email at John.Mancuso@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

“On behalf of the men and women of the New Castle County Division of Police, I wish to express our condolences and prayers to the families who lost a loved one”  stated Colonel Vaughn M. Bond, Jr., “I can assure our communities that we are working diligently to ensure that the culprit is held accountable for this senseless crime.

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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