Vehicle Stop Leads To Gun Arrest

New Castle County Police arrest 21 year-old Shane Williams for carrying a concealed hand gun.

(Wilmington, Del. 19802) Monday (August 20) New Castle County patrol officers stopped a gray Mazda in the area of Philadelphia Pike after observing a traffic violation. Officers made contact with the driver, Shane Williams. Evidence of Marijuana was observed in the vehicle which lead to a search. Officers located a concealed hand gun and ammunition inside the vehicle. Shane Williams was taken into custody without incident.

Shane Williams was charged with carrying concealed deadly firearm(felony), expired tags and possession of marijuana(civil violation). He was arraigned and released on $5,000.00 unsecured bail.

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Media Event-Cold Case Homicide Playing Cards To Be Sold Within The Delaware Department Of Correction

When: Friday, August 24, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

What: Cold Case homicides for New Castle County Police, Delaware State Police and Wilmington Police will be featured on playing cards, to be sold in the Department of Correction Commissaries throughout Delaware.

Where: Cpl. Paul J. Sweeney Public Safety Building, 3601 N. DuPont Hwy. New Castle, Delaware 19720.

Scheduled to attend: The Honorable Matthew P. Denn, Delaware Attorney General, The Honorable Matthew S. Meyer, New Castle County Executive, Colonel Vaughn Bond, Jr., Chief of Police, Alan Grinstead, Deputy Commissioner Department of Correction, and representatives from the Delaware State Police, Wilmington Police and Crime Stoppers.

Police Investigation Leads To Heroin Seizure And Arrest

New Castle County Police detectives have arrested 31 year-old Jason White for possession of heroin and other drug related charges in the community of Swanwyck.

(New Castle, Del. 19720) during the month of July, detectives from the New Castle County Police Drug Control Squad learned that Jason white was selling drugs from his residence in the unit block of Cross Avenue. Detectives established probable cause and a search warrant was granted for the search of the residence.

Thursday (August 16) detectives from the New Castle County Police Drug Control Squad and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) officers served the search warrant on Jason White’s residence. While detectives entered the residence, the defendant was attempting to gain access to the bathroom, however he was prevented from doing so by assisting officers.  Jason White was then taken into custody without further incident. Police also located four adults and three juveniles in the residence.

Police seized approximately 59.412 grams of heroin, 5.01 grams of methamphetamine, 41 Oxycodone pills, and 14 grams of marijuana.

Jason White was charged with felony possession with intent to deliver heroin in a tier 4 quantity, felony possession of heroin in a tier 5 quantity, felony possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, felony possession of methamphetamine in a tier 1 quantity, felony possession of Oxycodone in a tier 2 quantity, possession of marijuana-civil violation and 3 counts of endangering the welfare of a child. He was arraigned and committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institution after failing to pay $63,001.00 secured bond and issued a no contact order with juveniles in the residence.

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