Gold Alert Issued for Missing Wilmington Woman and Infant Child 

The New Castle County Division of Police has issued a Gold Alert for Cassandra Brasch, 40 of Wilmington and her daughter Palmer Yetter, 6 months of age.

(Wilmington, Del.-19802) On Saturday, (9/24), New Castle County Police responded to the 100 block of E. Thirty-Ninth Street in Pennrose for the report of a missing person.  Officers learned Cassandra left the residence on Thursday (9/22) during the afternoon hours.  Family members reported that Cassandra has not been taking her prescribed medication and there is a real concern for her safety and that of her 6-month-old daughter Palmer.

Police learned Cassandra left the residence in a red 2012 Toyota Camry with temporary DE registration XQ270197.  Cassandra has family ties to Cape May, New Jersey, and West Virginia.

Cassandra is described as a white female, 5’2’’ tall, weighing approximately 160 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.  

Palmer is described as a white female, 18 inches in length, weighing approximately 20 lbs. with brown eyes.  

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Cassandra Brasch and Palmer Yetter, to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at htttp:// or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.

Similar vehicle operated by Cassandra 2012 Toyota Camry


Police Investigate Shooting in Newark

New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigations Unit is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the Evergreen Apartments at Christiana Reserve.

(Newark, Del.-19702) On Friday (9/24) at approximately 9:00 p.m., New Castle County Police received multiple calls for a shots fired complaint.  Officers responded to the 800 block of Sandburg Place and located a 17-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.  Officers immediately located the second victim, a 16-year-old male with a gunshot wound to a lower extremity. Responding officers rendered aid to both teens prior to the arrival of the New Castle County Paramedics.

The teens were transported by ambulance to Christiana Medical Center and are currently listed in stable condition.

This investigation is still active and anyone with information or video pertaining to this incident is asked to please contact Detective Vucci at 302-395-8110 or by email at or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.  Tipsters may call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police.