December 13, 2017 – On 12/13/2017 Newark Police Department arrested Alex Evans for the 12/11/2017 robbery of a 69 year old male at a residence in the 300 block of Paper Mill Road. Detectives identified Evans as a person of interest after several patrol officers reported that he matched the general suspect description and he was recently contacted in the area where the robbery occurred. Detectives also learned that Evans sold an item of jewelry at a local store, which was identified as having been stolen from the victim. Additionally detectives reviewed video surveillance of the jewelry sales transaction and found that Evans was wearing clothing that matched the suspect description.
detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Evans for the robbery. Evans
was subsequently arrested on the outstanding warrant on 12/13/2017 at 7:00a.m.
by New Castle County Police after receiving a report of a suspicious person in
the unit block of Donaldson Drive, Newark.
Evans is currently being held
Robbery 1st Degree, Commits a Crime Against a Person 62 Years or Older
Malicious Interference Emergency
Selling Stolen Property Value Over $1,500
Evans, Alex G.
20 years old
December 12, 2017 – Newark Police
Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on 12/11/2017 at
approximately 3:30p.m. at a residence in the 300 block of Paper Mill
Road. The victim, a 69 year old male, reported that he was first
contacted at his front door by the suspect, who asked for a drink and
food. The victim provided the suspect with a drink and the suspect
initially left without incident. The suspect then returned 5 to 10
minutes later and pushed past the victim at the front door, causing him to fall.
The suspect then proceeded to go through the victim’s residence, taking cash
and other assorted items. The suspect eventually left through the
victim’s rear door in an unknown direction. The victim received a minor
injury to his right leg as a result of his fall, however, he refused medical
The suspect is described as a white
male, 6’00’’ – 6’01’’ tall, thin build, scruffy build, disheveled hair, wearing
a dark colored hooded jacket, dark sweatpants, and shoes that were partially
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contacted Detective Taras Gerasimov at 302-366-7100 ext. 3474 or TGerasimov@newark.de.us