GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR WILMINGTON WOMAN: QUINNA JACKSON

The New Castle County Division of Police is currently searching for 28-year-old, Quinna Jackson.

(Wilmington, DE 19802) Yesterday (October 26th), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Clifton Park Circle, in the community of Village Park at Paladin for a missing person report. Upon their arrival, the officers learned that 28-year-old, Quinna Jackson had left the residence and has not been seen since. The officers were made aware that prior to leaving she made statements that caused concern for her welfare. She was last seen leaving the area in a Honda Civic sedan with unknown PA temporary registration.

Quinna is described as a black female, 5’8” and approximately 230 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Quinna Jackson 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.

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POLICE MAKE MULTIPLE FIREARM ARRESTS IN EDGEMOOR

(Wilmington, DE 19809) On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at approximately 6;40 p.m., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a report of shots being fired on the 1000 block of Westlawn Court in the community of Edgemoor.  

When the officers arrived, they searched the immediate area and discovered that an occupied residence and multiple vehicles were struck by gunfire.  No injuries were reported. Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

Subsequently, patrol officers increased their presence in the neighborhood, and on Friday, October 23rd, they were able to conduct a vehicle stop on a black 200 Nissan Armada in the area of Rysing Drive and Gov Printz Blvd.  During the investigation, the officers were able to locate two handguns inside of the Armada along with 3.19 grams of Marijuana. 

The driver, 31-year-old Theodore Milner was taken into custody and charged with two counts of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, two counts of felony Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, three counts of felony Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited, one count of felony Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance and a traffic violation- Failure to Signal a Turn.  He was arraigned in front of Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of $120,025 cash bail.

Also, on Friday, October 23rd, the detective’s investigation regarding Tuesday’s shots fired complaint resulted in the arrest of 23-year-old, Keshon Phipps.  He was taken into custody and charged with one count of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, one count of felony Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, three counts of felony Reckless Endangerment 1st degree, and three counts of misdemeanor Criminal Mischief.  He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of $65,300 cash bail. 

Then yesterday October 25th, patrol officers were able to conduct a stop on a black, 1999 Honda Accord, in the area of East Salisbury and Westlawn Court.  The officers’ investigation into this vehicle resulted in the arrest of the driver, 22-year-old Dajuan Samuel.  He was charged with one count of felony Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, once count of felony Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Firearm), one count of civil violation for Possession of Marijuana and two traffic offenses of Failure to Signal a Turn.  He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $15,250 unsecured bail.

“I am very proud of the investigative efforts that led to the seizures of three illegal firearms, in a very short period of time, in one community. ” stated Colonel Vaughn M. Bond, Jr., “However, it is also very disturbing to see the increased number of firearms illegally possessed by persons who are prohibited from owning them.  We hope these arrests will serve as a reminder to our communities that we will continue to partner with them to provide police services to better their quality of life. “

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INVESTIGATION UPDATE: POLICE INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE AT THE SHOPPES OF VILLAGE SQUARE

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Homicide Squad have identified the deceased as 26-year-old Melvin Collins. Detectives have determined that another male was struck by gunfire and has since been transported to a local area hospital where he is listed in stable condition. 

The New Castle County Division of Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Detective Michael McNasby at (302) 395-8110 or Michael.McNasby@newcastlede.gov.

Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or submit a tip through our New Castle County Police App, or IM us on Facebook at New Castle County Police.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.