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Posted on: March 15, 2018

UPDATE Arrest Made In Indecent Exposure Investigation

Davis-Jacobs, Tayvon

March 15, 2018 – The Newark Police have arrested 21-year-old Tayvon Davis-Jacobs of Newark, for one count of Indecent Exposure in the 2nd Degree. After releasing the surveillance photo to the public, members of the Delaware State Police recognized the subject in the photo from prior investigations they conducted in February and March of 2018. Based upon this information, Newark Detectives were able to link Tayvon Davis-Jacobs to the below described incident at the Acme in the College Square Shopping Center. Arrest warrants were obtained, and he was arrested at his residence without incident on March 15, 2018. Davis-Jacobs was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released after being issued $500 unsecured bond.


 Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact Detective Keld at or 302-366-7100 ext. 3106.



**Original Release Below**


Indecent Exposure Investigation


March 13, 2018 – The Newark Police are investigating an indecent exposure case which occurred at the Acme in College Square Shopping Center on Sunday March 11, 2018 at approximately 9:22 p.m. A 65-year-old female employee reported that she was in the area of the freezers when a male walked up to her. She stated that the male had his pants around his thighs with his genitals exposed. The employee quickly walked away, at the same time, the suspect left the store. A review of the surveillance system showed that the suspect was milling around the store for an hour prior to the exposure.


The suspect is described as a dark skinned black male, 30 to 40 years old, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, average weight, medium dreadlocks, wearing a navy-blue jacket, khaki pants and sunglasses.


Surveillance photo attached.


Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Cpl. Vernon at or 302-366-7100 ext. 3452.


You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1‐800‐TIP‐3333 or via the internet at where a reward may be available.


The Newark Police Department affirms that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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