DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware State Trooper is facing several felony charges involving a brutal assault on a teenager who targeted the trooper’s house in a prank. An indictment issued Monday against Trooper Dempsey R. Walters, 29, includes the first use by prosecutors of a new felony deprivation of civil rights law that was passed in Delaware last year. Walters, who has been suspended without pay, also is charged […]
The Delaware State Police arrested 20-year-old, Brandon Thompson, of Delmar, Delaware, for threatening people with a hand grenade early Tuesday morning in Laurel. On September 26, 2023, at approximately 1:12 a.m., troopers were called to Royal Farms located at 30983 Sussex Highway in Laurel for reports of a man pacing in front of the store with a suspicious object in his pocket. Officers from the Laurel Police Department located the suspect […]
Delaware State Police arrested 33-year-old William Timmons of Delmar, Delaware, on weapon charges following a pursuit that occurred Monday evening in Delmar. On September 25, 2023, at approximately 8:55 p.m., a trooper on patrol in the area of Susan Beach Road and White Deer Road in Delmar observed a red Chevrolet Monte Carlo operated by William Timmons. It was known to the trooper that Timmons was wanted for an earlier […]
Born Edward M. Newcomb Jr. in Baltimore, McKay joined the Navy in 1963 and served in Vietnam from 1965 to 1967. After he left the Navy in 1967, McKay enrolled in the National Broadcasters Institute in San Diego, Calif., earning a degree in mass communications and falling in love with the art of radio.