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Former Wilmington politician convicted for official misconduct

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  Theopalis Gregory, former president of the Wilmington City Council, was convicted Monday of official misconduct. Gregory had been indicted in September 2019 after getting $20,000 from a city grant application for a defunct organization he had founded. Attorney General Kathy Jennings said in a press released Monday that Deputy Attorney General David Skoranski of the Division of Civil Rights …

McGuiness corruption trial set for May 2022

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness will face trial on corruption charges in May 2022.  A court order establishing the trial date was issued following a private scheduling conference with McGuiness’ legal team, prosecutors and Superior Court Judge William Carpenter.  McGuiness in October was charged with two felonies and multiple misdemeanors alleging conflict of interest, felony theft, non-compliance with procurement law, …

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Former Dewey Beach officer convicted for assaulting man on stretcher

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

A former Dewey Beach police officer has been convicted and sentenced to  a year of supervised probation for repeatedly punching an injured, unaggressive man laying on a stretcher and then lying about it. Gregory Lynch, who also lost his police certification and is banned from ever serving as a police officer again, was indicted in August 2019 after he climbed …