Republican bill would allow bail denial for firearm offenses

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

A Republican representative plans to file a bill that would allow bail to be denied to anyone who is carrying a firearm when arrested for committing a felony. Delaware’s Constitution allows people charged with capital offenses to be held without bail when “proof is positive or the presumption great,” which the bill would expand to include people charged with the …

Wilmington Police Chief Robert J. Tracy

Wilmington Police Chief talks about efforts to curb gun crime

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Police & Fire

Wilmington Police Chief Robert J. Tracy     Acknowledging that gun-related crimes have soared, Wilmington Police Chief  Robert J. Tracy issued a press release Thursday saying his department is trying to fight that in part by focusing on illegal gun possession. “The past couple of weeks have shown us just how much of a problem this remains – to include …