Proactive Patrol Leads to Gun Arrest

The New Castle County Police have charged Antione Warner, 22, of New Castle, Scott Knupp, 24, of Wilmington and Tyseer Gates, 18, of Wilmington with weapon related offenses after proactive patrols in the area led to the detection of a suspicious vehicle at the Garfield Park PAL.

(New Castle, Del.-19720) On Sunday (May 28) at approximately midnight, officers were conducting proactive patrols in the area as a result of the recent shootings.  During a check of the Garfield Park PAL the officers observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot.

The officer contacted the driver, later identified as Warner who had multiple capiases.  The front seat passenger, Knupp, advised officers he had a handgun under the driver’s seat and the back seat passenger, Gates, provided officers with a false name.

A search warrant on Knupp’s vehicle yielded

  • A silver handgun under the driver’s seat
  • A silver handgun in the glove box
  • A 30 caliber carbine round
  • 26 g of powder cocaine

Antione Warner was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a person prohibited.   He was arraigned and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $30,000 cash bail.

Scott Knupp was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon.  He was arraigned and issued a $3,000 cash bail and issued a no contact order.

Tyseer Gates was charged with criminal impersonation, carrying a concealed deadly weapon and possession of a controlled substance.  He was arraigned and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $4,000 cash bail and issued a no contact order.

**Tyseer Gates photo is not available**

 

County Police Investigate Shooting, Bayview Manor

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating the shooting of a 20-year-old man that occurred in the community of Bayview Manor.

(New Castle, Del.-19720) On Saturday (May 27) at approximately 1:15 p.m., New Castle County Police responded to the 200 block of Keller Beyer Road (Bayview Manor) in reference to the report of several gunshots and a 20-year-old victim suffering from gunshot wounds.

Responding units located the male victim laying in the garage suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to Christiana Medical Center via a Delaware State Police Helicopter where he is currently undergoing treatment.

Detectives are asking anyone with information pertaining to this investigation to please contact the New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800.

Citizens can also submit a tip by calling (302) 573-2800 or 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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Home Damaged by Gunfire, Rosegate

The New Castle County Police are investigating a shooting that left a home riddled with bullet holes.

During the early morning hours of Saturday (May 27), County Police responded to the unit block of Thorn Lane in Rosegate for the report of a shots fired complaint.  Officers arrived and found multiple shell casings and damage to the siding in the front of the home.

Officers forced entry into the residence and located five teens ranging in age from 13 to 18 asleep in an upstairs bedroom.  There were no reported injuries.

Detectives are asking anyone with information pertaining to this investigation to please contact the New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800.

Citizens can also submit a tip by calling (302) 573-2800 or 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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