New Castle County Police detectives are investigating two reports of indecent exposure incidents in North Wilmington.
WILMINGTON (DE): Detectives who were searching for a man who may of been responsible for exposing himself to three teenage girls in the North Wilmington area, finally found their perp.
Police say, Detectives from the New Castle County Police Department were able to identify, and link 43-year-old Delancy Smallwood as the suspect in all three indecent exposure incidents.
According to Michel Eckerd, On Saturday (February 24) Patrol Units from the New Castle County Police were dispatched to the unit block of Weatherton Drive in the community of Brandywood in response to a report of a male exposing himself.
“The victim, who was on Weatherton Drive, was asked directions by a man in a green sedan. When the victim offered directions she observed the operator was exposing his genitalia.”, Eckerd said.
On February 6th, officers were dispatched to the unit block of Harwyn Rd. in North Graylyn Crest. Officers interviewed a juvenile female who informed them that she was walking home after getting off the school bus and was approached by an older model four door car. She said, the driver, who was a light skinned adult black male with a beard, possibly 35-43 years old, appeared he had a question, so she walked towards the car. As she got closer, the driver exposed himself to her.
In the third incident, police say, officers were dispatched to the area of S. Clifton Ave and Sylvan Ave on February 21st. Officers interviewed another juvenile female who informed them that while she was walking, an older model green car was parked with a black male in the driver’s seat. The driver asked her for directions and then exposed himself.
Originally, Detectives were looking for a green, older model, four-door sedan. The vehicle was alledgedly operated by a light-skinned black male around 30-40 years old. He also had a small mustache, hair around the chin, and short hair.
Detectives arrested Delancy Smallwood without incident. He was charged with one count of Indecent Exposure in the First Degree (Misdemeanor), two counts of Indecent Exposure in the Second Degree (Misdemeanor), and three counts of Lewdness (Misdemeanor).
Delancy Smallwood was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and is being held at Howard Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $4,200 cash bail.
If anyone has any additional information in regards to this incident please contact New Castle County Police by calling 302-573-2800