**Update** 3/13/2018 – Police Incident on Baltimore Avenue

Updated 3/13/18 at 3:00pm

REF:  Explosive Device Arrest

On Monday, March 12th Elsmere Bureau of Police along with assistance from NCCPD (EOD Unit), Delaware State Fire Marshall Office, ATF and FBI did investigate an incident in which an explosive device was used to cause damage to a property in the 1300 Cypress Avenue. A lengthy investigation was completed by these agencies and Mark Consiglio of the 700 blk of Baltimore Avenue was arrested and charged on the following crimes:

  • Bombs Incendiary Devices Molotov Cocktails and Explosive Devices (3 Counts)
  • Poss Purch Own or Control of a Deadly Weapon by a person prohibited (18 Counts)
  • Endangering the welfare of a child (2 Counts)
  • Criminal Trespass 2nd
  • Breach of Release

The defendant’s bail was set at $106,200.00 secured and was committed to Howard Young Correctional Facility.

If you have any question please contact Lt. Gregg Shelton (302) 998-1173 x 205 or gregg.shelton@cj.state.de.us

Updated 3/12/18 at 6:00pm

This situation is under control and residents in the affected area have been permitted to return to their homes. We would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during this incident.

Updated 3/12/18 at 10:00am

Due to an ongoing police incident, portions of Baltimore Avenue and Ohio Avenue are being evacuated as a precautionary measure.  We ask that you please cooperate with the Law Enforcement Officials in that area or avoid the area if possible.    

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