POLICE ARREST SUSPECTS FOR ATTEMPTED HOME INVASION

(Wilmington, De 19804) Last Thursday morning (Aug 29th), at 5:15 a.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Cypress Ave in the community of Westfield reference to a burglary in progress.
 
When the units arrived, they found evidence at the scene indicative of an attempted home invasion. They also learned from a victim that earlier, voices were heard coming from the back yard. When the victim went to investigate, he saw that the doorknob was turning from the outside. The victim then pushed the door closed as an unknown subject attempted to push the door open. The victim started yelling and other family members came downstairs to his aid.
 
This commotion caused the subjects to flee out of the backyard and drive away in a white pick-up.
This information was relayed to other incoming officers and the white pick-up was located on Limestone road turning onto South Jane way. Patrol officers were able to stop the truck on Limestone Road at Laura Drive.
 
Both the driver of the truck, 31-year-old Brett Johns and his passenger 27-year-old John Sniadowski were taken into custody.
 
Police found weapons and other evidence that connected them to the incident on Cypress inside of the vehicle.
 
Detectives from the New Castle County Police Criminal Investigations Unit were notified and assumed the investigation.
 
As a result of this lengthy investigation both Johns and Sniadowski were charged with: one count each felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, five counts each of felony Attempted Home Invasion, one count each of felony Impersonating a Police Officer, one count each felony Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, one count each of felony Conspiracy 2nd degree and one charge each of misdemeanor Criminal Mischief.
 
Both were arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held in lieu of $312,100 cash bail.
 
Also if you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to sudden death and are in need assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.

Brett Johns                                                   John Sniadowski

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GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING PENCADER VILLAGE WOMAN-RACHEL MUTTER

The New Castle County Division of Police is currently searching for 31-year-old Rachel Mutter

(Newark, DE 19702) Yesterday, (August 31st), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Aikens Court, in the community of Pencader Village, for a Missing Person Report.  When the officers arrived at the residence, they learned that 31-year-old Rachel Mutter had left her residence after making statements which caused concern for her welfare.

Rachel Mutter is a white female, 5’10” 200 lbs, with red hair and brown eyes. Rachel was last observed wearing a Pink/Orange top with Gray leggings.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rachel Mutter 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.  Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.

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