For Immediate Release
By Authority of: Deputy
Chief Kevin Feeney
Contact: Lieutenant Fred
302-366-7100 x3119, Frederick.Nelson@cj.state.de.us
July 5, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is investigating
a series of criminal mischief incidents involving vehicle tires being
damaged. On 7/3/17 officers responded to nine different addresses where
victims reported a total of ten vehicles had their tires punctured.
Victims reported that their vehicles were parked on the following roadways when
the damage occurred; Pickett Lane, Kenilworth Avenue, and Sue Lane. The
damage is believed to have occurred between 7/2/17 at 11:00p.m. and 7/3/17 at
3:00a.m. based on the timelines victims provided.
There is no surveillance video available for release at this
Residents are reminded to immediately report any suspicious
persons or activity to the Newark Police Department.
Anyone with additional information regarding these incidents
or any residents with exterior surveillance camera footage that could have
captured the suspect in the area should contact Officer Brian Whitehead at
302-366-7100 extension 3437 or Brian.Whitehead@cj.state.de.us
can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to
can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1‐800‐TIP‐3333 or via the
internet at www.tipsubmit.com where a reward may be