Delaware trooper suspended amid investigation of thefts

An FBI affidavit unsealed late last week states that 31-year-old Jamal Merrell is suspected of violating federal civil rights law by using his position as a law enforcement officer to deprive someone else of a right or privilege.

Delaware man arrested in series of jewelry store thefts

Michael Larbi, 22, of Dover was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals last week, according to the Evesham Township Police Department in New Jersey. He was being held at a Delaware prison pending extradition to New Jersey, authorities said.