POLICE ARREST SUSPECT IN SPRING CROSSING APARTMENT STABBING

(Newark, De 19702) Last Saturday ( May 7th) at approximately 9:25 p.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of 6 Winterhaven drive, in the community of Springs Crossing Apartments for the report of a fight in progress.

When the officers arrived at the scene, they were unable to find the combatants, however, blood splatter was observed in the area of the vestibule and other adjacent walls.  Eventually, the officers followed the trail which led to a 22-year-old male suffering from a stab wound to his shoulder.

The investigation then revealed that prior to the officers’ arrival the victim was arguing with 29-year-old, Ishan Lolly.  The argument got physical, and Lolly stabbed the victim.  He also reportedly pointed a handgun at the victim.  Officers then located Lolly at an apartment in the complex and took him into custody without incident.

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

Lolly was transported to police headquarters and charged with one count of felony Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, one count of felony Assault Second Degree, one count of felony Aggravated Menacing, and one count of misdemeanor Offensive Touching.

He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of  $4500 secured bail.

Ishan Lolley

POLICE INVESTIGATE AN EARLY-MORNING CRASH INVOLVING A SCHOOL BUS

(New Castle, De 19720) Earlier this morning (May 9th) at 8:15 a.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the intersection of Commons Boulevard and Reads Way for the report of a multiple-vehicle crash involving a school bus.

When the officers arrived the initial investigation revealed that a white Chevy Colorado pick-up was traveling northbound on Commons Blvd as it crested a hill it then struck a black Ford Expedition that was stopped at an intersection. The impact caused the Expedition to drive into a school bus from Academia Antonia Alonso. The school bus was in the next lane and stopped at a red light.

Fourteen students from the school bus, ages 5-10, were transported to a local area hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The driver of the bus and the driver of the Expedition were also transported to local area hospitals also with minor injuries.

The 35-year-old driver of the Colorado was cited for Inattentive Driving.

POLICE INVESTIGATE A CRASH WHERE A DOG WAS KILLED

(New Castle, DE 19720) Last Friday afternoon (Apr 29)  at 1:30  p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Liberty Blvd in the community of West Minquadale for the report of a traffic crash.

When the officers arrived, they learned from witnesses that a grey, Volkswagon Jetta had driven up the front lawn of a residence on Liberty Blvd at a high rate of speed.  As it went onto the lawn it missed several other witnesses but struck and ran over a dog. 

The officers also learned from witnesses that the driver, 40-year-old Michelle Brogan, waited at the scene for a few minutes, but drove away in the Jetta prior to their arrival.

Brogan did eventually return to the scene and was then driven back to her house so that the officers could view her vehicle.

Officers were then able to take Brogan into custody and transported her to police headquarters.  There she was charged with two counts of felony Reckless Endangering, and the following traffic offenses, one count of Driving Under the Influence (Drugs), one count of Reckless Driving, one count of Malicious Mischief by a Motor Vehicle, one count of Failure to Have Required Insurance, one count of Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, and one count of Driving in Proper Lane/ Direction.

She was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released after posting $2,275 secured bail.

Michelle Brogan

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