(Wilmington DE, 19805) Last Thursday (August 9) officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Brookside Ave, in the community of Brack Ex for the report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, the officers learned that the 29–year-old victim had already been transported to a local hospital.

From witnesses at the scene, the officers were able to establish that the victim, girlfriend and their 3- year-old child were in the area of Brookside Ave waiting for friends. While they were waiting an unknown white male approached the vehicle from the rear and attempted to speak to them.

While at the window,  the suspect reached in and attempted to remove a purse from the motor vehicle. A brief struggle ensued at which point the suspect stabbed the victim multiple times in the chest with a steak knife.

Detectives then arrived on the scene and were able to identify the suspect as 30-year-old Charles W. Bradigan.

Last Monday, (August 13) Charles Bradigan was arrested by officers from the New Castle County Division of Police and agents from the US Marshal’s Task Force.  He was taken into custody and transported back to New Castle County Police Headquarters.

At New Castle County Police Headquarters he was charged with: felony,  Assault First Degree, felony Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, and one count misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 11 and is currently being held in lieu of $113,000 cash-only bail.

 Charles Bradigan

Charles Bradigan



Police Locate Stolen Gun During Traffic Stop-One Arrested

New Castle County Police have arrested 26 year-old Warren May for possession of a stolen gun and other offenses.

(New Castle, Del. 19720) Yesterday (August 15) The Mobile Enforcement Team were conducting proactive patrol along the Christiana Road corridor. Warren May, who was driving a gray Dodge, was observed committing a traffic violation. An officer from the Mobile Enforcement Team attempted to stop the vehicle. Warren May did not stop for officers and conducted several more traffic violations. Officers discontinued following the vehicle for the sake of public safety. With information provided to police from a citizen, officers were able to locate the gray Dodge unoccupied and still running, in the intersection of Second Ave and Valley Rd. Officers located a black hand-gun and magazine just outside of the vehicle. Warren May was then located by officers in the 100 block of S. Dupont Hwy. where he was taken into custody without further incident.

Officers learned that the handgun recovered near the vehicle was reported stolen.

Warren May was charged with 2 counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited(prior felony conviction), receiving stolen firearm, resisting arrest, disregarding a police officer signal, driving while suspended or revoked, reckless driving, failure to properly use turn signal, display of license plate, unreasonable speed, failure to stop at a red light, driving across a median. He was arraigned and committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institution after failing to pay $20,910.00 cash only bail.

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The New Castle County Division of Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the subject in the photograph.

The subject in the photograph is suspected to be responsible for multiple acts of Theft From Motor Vehicles in the area of Nonantum Mills, Newark, DE 19711.  This photo was taken in a Newark area Wawa convenience store.

If you have any information related to this investigation or can identify this suspect, please contact Off Granas at (302)395-8171 or MVGRANAS@nccde.org or by calling the New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800. Citizens 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 at New Castle County Police Department.


Police Investigate Sexual Assault-One Arrested

New Castle County Police have arrested 26 year-old Antwine Mobley of the 500 block of Bobolink Court, Middletown, De in connection with the sexual assault of a minor.

(Newark, Del.-19702) Tuesday (August 7) New Castle County Police were dispatched to a Newark area apartment complex for the report of a sexual assault.

Police learned that a juvenile male and Antwine Mobley met on an internet dating site called, “Grindr.” The two agreed to meet in person and the victim was assaulted while inside Antwine Mobley’s vehicle.

Detectives from the criminal investigation unit developed Antwine Mobley as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. On Monday (August 13) Antwine Mobley was arrested without incident. Investigators executed a search warrant on Mobley’s vehicle and located additional evidence linking him to the crime.

Antwine Mobley was charged with three counts of third degree rape where victim is less than 16 years-old and defendant at least 10 years older. He was committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institution after failing to pay $90,000.00 secured bail.

Anyone having additional information regarding this incident or who suspects there may be additional victims is encouraged to call New Castle County Police Detective Joshua Smith 302-395-8110 or JKSmith@nccde.org

If you or someone you know is a victim of, or witness to,  a crime and in need of assistance, the New Castle County Police Victims’ Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources by calling 302-395-8000 or by e-mailing mbmosley@nccde.org.

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New Castle County Police are currently searching for Eppilena Davis  missing from the community of Dartmouth Woods.

(Wilmington, Del. 19810) Today (August  14) New Castle County Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to the unit block of Lantern Lane in the community of Dartmouth Woods  for the report of a missing person.  Upon arrival, the officers spoke with family members.  They learned that 28-year-old Eppilena  Davis  left the residence after an argument and made statements that caused a concern for her welfare.

Eppilena Davis is a white female, 4’11’’ tall, 150 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.   She was last seen wearing a white sleeveless blouse, pink jeans and blue sandals.  Eppiliena Davis does have a green in color Ford Explorer registered to her (DE PC117443).  It is unknown whether or not she left in this vehicle or on foot.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Eppilena Davis is asked to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at http://www.NCCPD.com.

Eppilema Davis

Eppilena Davis


New Castle County Parkland Rules and Safety Tips

The Division of Public Safety encourages the use of the parklands throughout New Castle County, however we would like to remind everyone enjoying the parks the rules and regulations to ensure the protection of the parkland and safety of the citizens in the park. New Castle County Police will continue patrolling the parklands through the remainder of the summer and enforcing the park rules.

  • All New Castle County parklands close at dusk, unless designated for extended use activities or written permission for after-dark programs
  • Swimming is prohibited in all parks except in facilities expressly designated for that purpose
  • Vehicles are prohibited on any parkland except the roads or areas which are designated and provided for such purposes.
  • Speed Limit within all parks is 15mph unless otherwise posted
  • Alcohol consumption and possession is strictly prohibited in the parks
  • No open fires except in fireplaces and grills provided by the park
  • Permits for use of athletic fields can be obtained through the parks and recreations office at New Castle County Government
  • All pets are required to be on a leash, unless in the designated “bark park” area of the parkland

For more information on reserving pavilions, athletic fields and the complete county code, please visit http://www.nccde.org.