POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING IN SPARROW RUN

(Newark, DE 19702) Earlier this evening (May 25), at 7:15 p.m.  patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Kemper Drive, in the community of Sparrow Run for the report of a man lying in the roadway.

When the officers arrived on the scene, they located a 42-year-old male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his torso.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

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, additional updates to follow.

If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Christopher Rau (Christopher.Rau@newcastlede.gov.) or New Castle County Division of Police at (302) 395-8110.

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.

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 NEW CASTLE WOMAN: EUNICE MARIE BULTES

(New Castle, DE 19720) Earlier today (May 22), patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to Thorn Lane, in the community of Rosegate, for a missing person report. Upon their arrival, the officers learned that 33-year-old, Eunice Marie Bultes had left the residence with her two children (both boys). Before she left, she had made statements to a friend that caused a concern for her welfare.

The officers also learned that she and her two sons were observed getting into the back seat of a vehicle, driven by an older male,.  The vehicle displayed Pennsylvania tags (possibly an Uber or Lyft).  Bultes has no connections to Delaware and is believed to have family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Eunice Marie Bultes is a Hispanic female, 5’3”, 140lbs, brown eyes, long brown hair with one side of her head shaved.  She was last seen wearing a dark blue shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Eunice Marie Bultes 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.

Eunice

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POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING A PACKAGE THIEF

(Middletown, DE 19709) Last Tuesday (May 19), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Thomas Drive, in the community of Thomas Cove, for the report of a theft of a package.

When the officers arrived, they learned from the victim that her surveillance system recorded footage of a person stealing packages off her front porch.  When the officers watched the footage, they saw that UPS delivered two packages to the address, and then about two hours later a black male suspect removed a package and fled.  The suspect was wearing a medical mask, a white t-shirt, light blue shorts, and white sneakers.

If you can identify the person in the video or have any information regarding this investigation, please contact CPL Jason Thomas at (302)395-8171 or Jason. Thomas@newcastlede.gov or call the New Castle County 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 athttp://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.