Media Event-Press Conference Tomorrow

The Police Athletic League of Delaware will be holding a press conference tomorrow, Thursday (September 21) at 4:15 p.m. at the New Castle PAL located at 26 Karlyn Drive to announce grant funding they received from Verizon.

The grant will help fund the Police Athletic League’s, Science, Technology, Engineering, Athletics, Arts, Agriculture, and Math program.

Crime Alert: Police Investigate Thefts From Motor Vehicles In The Communities Of Westover Hills and West Park.

New Castle County Police are currently investigating multiple thefts from motor vehicles that occurred during the overnight hours in the communities of Westover Hills and West Park.

(Wilmington, Del.-19807) Today (September 19) at approximately 3:00 a.m., County Police responded to the communities of Westover Hills and West Park for reported thefts from motor vehicles that occurred during the overnight hours. A majority of the cars were left unsecured.

Police were able to obtain a surveillance photo of the suspect.

Residents are reminded to “PARK SMART” by locking car doors, removing valuables and keys.

If you have any information, please contact 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 Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

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Gold Alert Issued For New Castle Man-Jermere Gaines

New Castle County Police are currently searching for  25-year-old Jermere Gaines missing from the Hampton Walk Apartments.

(New Castle, Del.-19720), Today(September 14) at approximately 5:15 p.m.,  New Castle County Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Carvel Ave for the report of a missing person. Police learned that Jermere Gaines sent text messages to a family member that caused a concerned for his welfare.

Jermere Gaines is described as a black male, 5’9″ tall, and 185 pounds. It appears that he has turned off his cell phone.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of  Jermere Gaines to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at http://www.NCCPD.com. Citizens with the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips.  Select a topic by using the “drop-down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.  The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

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Update With Arrest-Unlawful Sexual Contact In Glasgow Park

 

New Castle County Police have arrested 19 year-old Tomiere Harris in connection with multiple unlawful sexual contact incidents which occurred in Glasgow Park. He was taken into custody without incident in the 600 block of Cobble Creek Curve.

During  the months of October and November of 2016, New Castle County Police investigated the report of a 43-year-old female  being inappropriately touched as she was walking in the parkland. In another incident, a female victim was using a portable bathroom in the park when the suspect opened the door and exposed himself to her.  During the months of July and September 2017, police investigated two additional reports where a 59-year-old female and 43-year-old female were inappropriately touched as they walked in the parkland.

Throughout the course of the investigation, detectives developed Tomiere Harris as a possible suspect in the unlawful sexual contacts. Detectives obtained  a search warrant for Tomiere Harris’ residence, which is located in the 700 block of Townsend Pl (Wilmington, Del-19801), where detectives located evidence further implicating him in the crime.

Tomiere Harris was charged with four counts of third-degree unlawful sexual contact, sexual harassment and second-degree indecent exposure. He was arraigned and committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institute for failing to post a $4,200.00 cash only bail.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Rhonda Cras at Rcras@nccde.org  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 Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

 

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County Police Senior Roll Call Program Seeking Volunteers

(Wilmington, Del. 19805) Thursday (September 7) John McCormick, a volunteer with the Senior Roll Call Lifeline  program, attempted to call a 65-year-old female participant. She was able to answer the phone, however she was in destress and required assistance. Mr. McCormick was able to call for an ambulance on her behalf who responded to the woman’s address in the 1900 block of Lakeview Rd.

Senior Roll Call Lifeline is a free program provided by New Castle County that calls the homes of its members every day to ensure they are doing well and do not require emergency assistance.  If after several attempts the calls are unsuccessful, help is sent to the home to check on the well-being of the member.  The Senior Roll Call Lifeline program was introduced in 1995 and has helped make countless “saves” for individuals who have suffered a debilitating injury or ailment leaving them unable to help themselves.

The program is supported by volunteers who are desperately needed.  To enroll in the program or to register to be a volunteer, please call the New Castle County Police Community Services Senior Roll Call Lifeline at (302)395-8159.

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