INVESTIGATION UPDATE: REWARD INCREASED- NOW TOTALING UP TO $20,000 FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO APPREHENSION OF KHAIRON EDWARDS

(New Castle, De 19720) Today Crime Stoppers has increased the portion of their reward to up to $5000.  With this contribution, in addition to the funds from the County Executive’s Contingency Fund, and the New Castle County Division of Police, the total has increased to up to $20,000 for information leading to the apprehension of Khairon Edwards.

Khairon Edwards is a black male, 5’06, and approximately 145 lbs.  He is considered to be armed and dangerous.  If located, members of the community are advised to avoid contact with him and call 911.

Also, if you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please call our non-emergency number at (302) 573-2800 or contact Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police.

Citizens can also text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE.

Khairon Edwards

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POLICE INVESTIGATE FATAL CRASH ON MIDDLETOWN WARWICK ROAD

(Middletown, De 19709) On Wednesday, (Sept 23) at approximately 8:15 a.m., the Middletown Police Department was notified for a serious vehicle crash that occurred on Middletown Warwick Rd (SR301 SB) at Sandhill Drive.   When the units arrived at the scene, they learned that the crash involved a 2015 Jeep Patriot and a 2012 Harley Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle.  The crash was then determined to be a fatal crash as the motorcycle operator was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators from the New Castle County Division of Police Traffic Services Unit were notified and tasked with assisting the Middletown Police with this investigation. 

The investigators’ preliminary investigation revealed that the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Route 301 in the travel lane approaching the intersection of Sandhill Drive.  The Jeep Patriot was traveling northbound on Route 301 in the left turn lane to cross over to Sandhill Dr.  The Jeep Patriot turned to travel on Sandhill Dr but was struck on the front right passenger side by the motorcycle as it crossed the intersection.

Both the driver and the passenger of the Jeep Patriot were taken to an area hospital where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released. 

The investigation is still ongoing; however,  it does appear that alcohol is not a factor.

If you witnessed this crash or have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Hussong at william.hussong@newcastlde.gov 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 Division of Police.

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NEW CASTLE COUNTY POLICE ALONG WITH LIGHTS ON DELAWARE INSTALL LIGHTS IN THE COMMUNITY OF EDGEMOOR GARDENS.

New Castle County Police Officers along with volunteers from Lights on Delaware installed over 60 front porch lights in the community of Edgemoor Gardens.

(Wilmington DE, 19809) During the week of September 21st, Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police; along with volunteers from Lights on Delaware and the Help Initiative responded to the community of Edgemoor Gardens to install front porch lights, backdoor lights, and motion sensors. 

During the week, officers have made personal connections with the youth of the community and have strengthened their bond with the residents of the Edgemoor community.  The program provides residents with new energy efficient LED light bulbs to place in the front and rear of their residence and solar power motion sensor lights.  There is no cost associated with this program and it is offered to all homes in the community, including rentals.   In the coming days Delmarva Power in partnership with New Castle County will further enhance the community by upgrading the overhead streetlights. 

Colonel Bond added “The goal is to improve the quality of life in this community and it’s our responsibility to leverage all resources to make it happen.”

OFC Pierce, OFC Calhoun and OFC Thompson speak with a volunteer from Lights on Delaware while installing a front porch light.
OFC Calhoun engages with the local kids of the community of Edgemoor to swing on a play set.
OFC Thompson and M/Cpl Lockett along with members of the Lights On Delaware program install a front porch light.