NEW CASTLE COUNTY DIVISION OF POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE BY IDENTIFYING THEFT SUSPECT

(Newark, DE 19702) Yesterday, (Nov 5) patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the Unimart on Brookmont Drive in the community of Sparrow Run for a Theft report.

The officer’s investigation revealed that the subject in the photograph distracted a clerk at the Unimart. The subject then removed a clear plastic container off the counter and ran out of the market towards the community of Wellington Woods.

The officer also learned that this container was used to collect monetary donations to a local church.

If you can identify any of these suspects or have any information regarding this investigation, please contact OFC Sean Sweeney-Jones at Sean.sweeney-jones@newcastlede.gov (302) 395-8171 or by calling the New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can also text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You 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 (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.

Unimart thief

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COL BOND PROMOTES FOUR OFFICERS

Today, November 5, Colonel Bond promoted Lieutenant Dolan, Lieutenant Polk, Sergeant Landis, and Sergeant Reid.


Lieutenant Polk joined the New Castle County Division of Police on April 12, 1999. Lieutenant Polk started his career as a Patrol Officer before working as a Detective on the Family Services Squad. Once attaining the rank of Sergeant he returned to patrol as a Patrol Sergeant. He was later assigned to the Professional Standards Unit.

Lieutenant Dolan joined the New Castle County Division of Police on July 6, 2004. Lieutenant Dolan Started her career in the Patrol Division before working as a Detective in the Crime Analysis Unit. In 2013 she was promoted to Sergeant and returned to the Patrol Division as a Patrol Sergeant. In August 2018 she assumed command of the Lt. Joseph Szczerba Police Academy.

Sergeant Landis joined the New Castle County Division of Police on September 7, 2010. Sergeant Landis started his career in the Patrol Division and later joined the Mobile Enforcement Team (MET). In 2017, Sergeant Landis was assigned to Operation Safe Streets.

Sergeant Reid joined the New Castle County Division of Police on November 14, 2011, and was later assigned to the Patrol Division. During that time he served as a Field Training Officer as well as a Property Crime Specialist. Sergeant Reid later joined the Criminal Investigation Unit as a Homicide Detective.