MORNING STAR âœł JUNE 14 - 20, 2007
Police Journal Student approached while walking to school from man driving black SUV Seaford Police are investigating an incident involving a 15-year old female who was walking to school in the 100 block of Front St. on June 8 at around 8:10 a.m. The female was approached by a black male in his 30â€™s driving a late model black SUV with Delaware tags. The suspect asked for her name and she refused. The suspect then exited the SUV and walked over to the victim taking her daily planner. He returned to the SUV and told the victim that he would see her later. The suspect fled and the victim went to the school and contacted school officials who notified the Seaford Police Department. Police are looking for a black male in his thirties, wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, black shoes, side burns and a goatee with a diamond earring in his left ear. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the police at 6296644. Parents are reminded to tell their children to use caution when walking to and from school.
Fourteen arrested for bank fraud On Wednesday, June 6, at approximately 8 a.m. the Delaware State Police in conjunction with the Department of Justice, Seaford Police Department, Georgetown Police Department, and the Sussex Community Corrections Center, executed multiple warrants resulting in the arrest of 14 suspects on numerous charges. Detectives were initially contacted in mid May 2006 by fraud investigators from area banks who opened bank accounts for the suspects. Banks become the victim in cases such as this. The indictments were issued on Friday June 1, after an 18-month investigation reLEGALS - from Page 41 monument; thence north 27 degrees 27 minutes east a distance of 308.58 feet back to the point and place of beginning, said to contain 29,367 square feet of land, more or less as shown on a plot prepared from a survey made by Miller-Lewis, Inc., in October, 1977 a copy of which is attached to a made a part of this deed. BEING the same lands and premises which Ruby J. Drayton did grant and convey unto Herbert E. Drayton by deed dated May 29, 1991 and recorded on September 5, 1991 in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, State of Delaware, in Deed Book 1802 Page 27. Tax Parcel: 5-31-4.0026.01 Property Address: Rt. 1,
vealed multiple suspects, allegedly opened bank accounts with bad checks. Shortly after opening the accounts, the suspects withdrew cash from the fraudulent accounts prior to the bad checks clearing. The suspects were able to fraudulently obtain between $80,000 to $100,000 in cash from five separate banks in the Seaford, Georgetown, Lewes, Selbyville, Bridgeville, Laurel and Delmar areas. The following suspects were arrested Earl S. McGlotten, Jr., 38, of Seaford, was charged with 15 counts of issuing a bad check; 17 counts of theft, and 29 counts of conspiracy. McGlotten was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $31,000 secured bail. Tyrona A. Matthews, 20, of Delmar, was charged with seven counts of issuing a bad check, 11 counts of theft, and 17 counts of conspiracy. Matthews was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $35,000 secured bail. Vanity N. Correa, 21, of Seaford was charged with three counts of issuing a bad check, three counts of theft, and six counts of conspiracy. Correa was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $6,000 secured bail. Marshelene M. Mann, 44, of Seaford, was charged with four counts of issuing a bad check, five counts of theft, and nine counts of conspiracy. Mann was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $9,000 secured bail. Shawnticqua A. Ross, 26, of Seaford, was charged with three counts of issuing a bad check, one count of theft, and four counts of conspiracy. Ross was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $4,000 secured bail. Kyree U. Cooper, 23, of Milford, was charged with one count of issuing a bad check, one count of conspiracy, and one count of resisting arrest. Cooper was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institu-
Box 402 County Road a/k/a 6968 Cannon Road, Bridgeville Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver's license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier's Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before July 2, 2007. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on July 6, 2007 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject
to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff's Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of HERBERT E. DRAYTON and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 6/7/2tc
tion on $1,500 secured bail. Willetta Rayne, 20, of Laurel, was charged with one count of theft and one count of conspiracy. Rayne was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $1,000 secured bail. Berneda Bown, 47, of Seaford, was charged with one count of issuing a bad check and two counts of conspiracy. Brown was released on $1,500 unsecured bond. Lasondra K. Rayne, 25, of Seaford was charged with one count of theft and one count of conspiracy. Rayne was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $1,000 secured bail. Takilan N. Latham, 25, of Laurel was charged with five counts of issuing a bad check, nine counts of theft, and 14 counts of conspiracy. Latham was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $14,000 secured bail. Gerald Harris, 19, of Seaford, was charged with two counts of issuing a bad check, three counts of theft, and four counts of conspiracy. Harris was released on $6,500 unsecured bail. Stella M. Williams, 31, of Harrington, was charged with five counts of issuing a bad check, two counts of theft, and five counts of conspiracy. Isaac L. Williams, 35, of Harrington, was charged with five counts of issuing a bad check, two counts of theft, and four counts of conspiracy. Williams was released on $9,000 unsecured bail. Ashley A. Dean, 20, of Seaford, was charged with one count of issuing a bad check and one count of conspiracy. Dean was released on $2,000 unsecured bail.
Man faces charges after Pursuit A Wilmington man faces numerous charges, including DUI and Reckless Dri-
ving after he led state police on a pursuit the morning of June 5 that lasted approximately ten and half miles. At approximately 1:23 a.m. a trooper clocked a green Pontiac Grand AM traveling ninety-five miles per hour in a posted fifty-five mile per hour zone on SR 1 (Coastal Highway) south of Milton. The Trooper attempted to stop the Pontiac, which failed to stop at the command of the officer. While pursuing the suspect vehicle, the trooper observed it speeding (up to 95 mph), driving in a reckless and aggressive manner. While traveling on SR1 the suspect lost control of the vehicle and exited the road and nearly struck a patrol vehicle. After gaining control of the suspect vehicle, the suspect traveled south on SR1 continuing to ignore the commands to stop by police. The pursuit continued into the city limits of Rehoboth Beach at which point Rehoboth Beach Police Department took command of the pursuit. The operator then struck a Rehoboth Beach Police Department and a Delaware State Police vehicle before being apprehended at the scene by officers. The Delaware State Police have charged the operator, Christopher H. Huston, 21 years old, of the 2000 block of Draemar Rd., Wilmington, with - disregarding a police officer signal; drugs not in original container; driving across median; driving without a license; failure to have insurance identification in possession; 13 counts of failure to use a turn signal; 2 counts of stopping in the roadway; speeding; following too closely; 3 counts of disregarding a red light; 13 counts of improper lane change; DUI driving under the influence; reckless driving; aggressive driving; and operating an unregistered vehicle. This investigation is ongoing.
IRS warns about new e-mail scams The Internal Revenue Service alerted taxpayers to the latest versions of an email scam intended to fool people into believing they are under investigation by the agency's Criminal Investigation division. The e-mail purporting to be from IRS Criminal Investigation falsely states that the person is under a criminal probe for submitting a false tax return to the California Franchise Tax Board. The e-mail seeks to entice people to click on a link or open an attachment to learn more information about the complaint against them. The IRS warned that the e-mail link and attachment is a Trojan Horse that can take over a computer hard drive and allow someone to have remote access to the computer. Do not to click the link in the email or open the attachment. Similar e-mail variations suggest a customer has filed a complaint against a company and the IRS can act as an arbitrator. The IRS does not send out unsolicited e-mails or ask for detailed personal and financial information. Additionally, the IRS
never asks people for the PIN numbers, passwords or similar secret access information for their credit card, bank, or other financial accounts. Recipients of questionable e-mails claiming to come from the IRS should not open any attachments or click on any links contained in the e-mails. Instead, they should forward the emails to email@example.com. The instructions may be found on IRS.gov by entering the term "phishing" in the search box. The IRS also sees other e-mail scams that involve tricking victims into revealing private information over the Internet or "phishing" for information. Other fraudulent e-mail scams try to entice taxpayers to click their way to a fake IRS web site and ask for bank account numbers. Another e-mail tells taxpayers the IRS is holding a refund (often $63.80) and seeks financial information. Still another email claims the IRS's 'anti-fraud commission' is investigating their tax returns. More information is available on IRS.gov.
Published on Sep 25, 2009
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