County police investigate shooting, Elms Apartments 

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating an early morning shooting that left a man seriously injured. 

Newark, Del. The New Castle County Police were called to the 2700 block of Normandy Court , The Elms Apartments, at approximately 1:40 am for a shooting investigation. Responding units located the 39-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. 

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was taking out the trash when he engaged in an argument with an unknown man in a light colored SUV.   During the argument both the victim and the suspect exchanged gunfire which ultimately left the victim injured. 

The victim was transported to the Christiana Medical Center conscious and alert. 

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the New Castle County Police by dialing (302)573-2800 or visit our website at http://www.nccpd.com. 

Citizens with the smart phone application or 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 smart phone application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.  

Police Make Burglary Arrest Following Tip From Public

New Castle County Police have arrested 37-year-old Honey Winecoff following a tip from the public, after video of the suspect was posted to New Castle County Police’s Facebook page.

(Hockessin, De. 19707) During the overnight hours on May 1, County Police responded to a night time occupied burglary in the 1300 block of Old Lancaster Pike. During the investigation, police learned that a credit card had been stolen from the residence and used in an area store. Detectives assumed the investigation and asked for the public’s assistance in identifying the women from a surveillance video which was posted to NCCPD Facebook. Detectives received a tip and identified the women in the video as Honey Winecoff. A search warrant was obtained for Honey Winecoff’s residence in the 1400 block of West 6th Street. During the search of her residence, detectives located evidence implicating her in the burglary.

Honey Winecoff was charged with second-degree burglary, misdemeanor  theft, and unlawful use of a credit card. Honey Winecoff was arraigned and committed to Baylor Women’s correctional institute after failing to post a $15,000 cash-only bail.

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Gold Alert Issued for Missing Wilmington Man- Anthony Houck

New Castle County Police are currently searching for 20-year-old Anthony Houck of the 400 block of Milltown Rd.

(Wilmington, Del. – 19808) Today (May 22) at about 1:00a.m., County Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Milltown Rd for a missing person.  Police made contact with the reporting person who advised that Anthony Houck had called and made statements that cause a concern for his welfare.  Police learned that Anthony Houck was last seen in the 100 block of 111 Northern Ave near Elsmere a few days ago.

Police searched both areas for Anthony Houck but were unable to locate him.

Anthony Houck is described as a white male, 5’07” tall, 110lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes.  It is unknown what he is wearing.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts Anthony Houck to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at www.NCCPD.com. Citizens with 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.

Anthony Houck

Anthony Houck

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Update with arrest: Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash that Injured a 1-year-old

New Castle County Police have arrested 20-year-old Elijah Meredith in connection with a hit-and-run that left a 1-year-old injured in the community of Tuxedo Park

Through an investigation, Traffic Services Unit Detectives determined that Elijah Meredith struck the 1-year-old child with his Mazda sedan.  Detectives learned Elijah Meredith attempted to leave a residence in the unit block of Roosevelt Ave when he struck the child with his vehicle.  Detectives discovered no evidence to indicate that this was an intentional act and furthermore found no evidence that the child was run-over by the vehicle.

Elijah Meredith fled the scene, but was later located and arrested.

Elijah Meredith was charged with leaving the scene of a collision resulting in injury, failure to report a collision resulting in injury, driving while suspended and failure to have insurance in possession. He was arraigned and released on $800 unsecured bail.  He was further ordered to have no contact with the victim.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Jonathan Yard at JYard@nccde.org  or New Castle County Police 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. 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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Elijah Meredith

 

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Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash that Injured a 1-year-old

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a hit-and-run that left a 1-year-old injured in the community of Tuxedo Park

(Wilmington, Del. – 19804) Today at about 10:30a.m., County Police were dispatched to the unit block of Roosevelt Ave for a hit-and-run involving a child.  Upon arrival, police learned that a silver Mazda sedan struck the child while leaving a residence on that block.  The child was provided emergency medical attention at the scene and transported to an area hospital.  The child is currently listed in stable condition.

The Mazda was located at about 11:55a.m.and stopped in the 6900 block of Lancaster Pike (Hockessin). The driver was taken into custody without incident.

Traffic Services Unit Detectives responded to the scene and have assumed the investigation.

Further suspect and incident information will be released as it becomes available.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Jonathan Yard at JYard@nccde.org  or New Castle County Police 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. 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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County Police Investigate a Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

 

New Castle County Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in the area of Frazier Rd.

(Bear, De- 19701) Yesterday (May 18) at about 11:30 p.m., County Police were called to the 2700 block of Frazier Road  for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers found two vehicles were involved in a head on collision. One of the vehicles, a Saturn, was occupied by a 24-year- old male driver, a 59-year-old female passenger, and 25-year- old female passenger. The second vehicle, a Hyundai, was occupied by an 18-year-old female driver, an 18-year- old female passenger, a 16-year -old  female passenger, and a 17-year-old male passenger. All occupants were provided first aid medical attention at the scene by New Castle County Paramedics.  The 59-year -old female passenger of the Saturn was pronounced dead at the scene . All other occupants were transported to an area hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Traffic Services Unit Detectives responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

This is an active and ongoing investigation; further information will be released as it becomes available.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective William Hussong at WHussong@nccde.org  or New Castle County Police 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. 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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