Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

Delaware Department of Justice
Attorney General
Kathy Jennings

 Pages Categorized With: "News"

Polluters Face Tougher Penalties Under New Law

Chronic environmental violators targeted Wilmington – Legislation enhancing financial penalties for polluters who repeatedly break Delaware’s environmental protection statutes has become law, Attorney General Beau Biden announced today. The new law, drafted by the Department of Justice, ensures that those who repeatedly violate Delaware’s environmental protection laws and show no willingness to reduce the pollution […]

Read More

Georgetown Man Charged with Dealing Child Pornography

Child Predator Task Force investigation leads to multiple counts Georgetown – An investigation by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force along with the Delaware State Police has resulted in the arrest of a member of the Delaware Army National Guard on 25 counts of dealing in child pornography, Attorney General Beau Biden announced today. Jeffrey […]

Read More

Attorney General’s Office Helps Landlords Combat Neighborhood Crime

Second training for property owners to be held Saturday, August 20th Wilmington – For the second time this year, the Department of Justice will hold a day-long training course for property owners to give them the information they need to combat criminal activity on their properties and avoid legal sanctions under the state’s Drug Nuisance […]

Read More

DSP Trooper Pleads Guilty to Harassment

DSP Trooper Pleads Guilty to Harassment Georgetown – Ryan J. Mitchell, age 36 of Frankford, pled guilty yesterday to one count each of Harassment and Misuse of a Computer in connection with unwanted and unsolicited contact with a Sussex County woman. He was sentenced immediately by Superior Court Judge Richard F. Stokes to two years […]

Read More

Attorney General’s Power to Clean Up Communities Strengthened Under New Law

Measure expands Nuisance Abatement Program that focuses on crime-infested properties Dover – A bill that enhances the Department of Justice’s ability to target crime-ridden properties through its Nuisance Abatement Program has been signed into law by Governor Jack Markell. “We will be able to shut down and clean up more properties that are havens for […]

Read More

Biden Objects to Proposed Mortgage Securities Settlement

Del. Attorney General seeks more information over concerns about potential violations of Delaware law and inadequate response to investors Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that his office is objecting to the proposed settlement between Bank of America and Bank of New York Mellon and has petitioned the New York Supreme Court […]

Read More

Priest Indicted on Theft Charges

Wilmington – Following a 5- month investigation by the Attorney General’s Senior Protection Initiative, the New Castle County Grand Jury has indicted Father Michael Angeloni with one count of Theft over $100,000 for stealing from a parishioner of the Church of the Holy Child, where he previously served as Assistant Pastor. “Crimes in which a […]

Read More

Legislation to Make Delaware’s Roads Safer Becomes Law

New laws toughen penalties on repeat DUI offenders and criminally negligent drivers Newport – Attorney General Beau Biden joined Governor Jack Markell today as the Governor signed into law two pieces of legislation drafted by the Attorney General’s Office that will take dangerous drivers off the roads. HB 168 enhances prison sentences for those who […]

Read More

Biden Files Suit on Behalf of Citizen in FOIA Dispute

Test of FOIA excerpt

Read More

Coin Salesman Receives Three-Year Sentence for Defrauding Quadriplegic Out of $200,000

Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that Marcus Meehan, age 40, of Buna, Texas, was sentenced on Friday, July 29 to three years in prison and was ordered to repay $200,000 restitution in a scam involving the sale of rare coins. Meehan was alleged to have sold the coins to a Delaware investor […]

Read More