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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Juvenile Escapee Sought – Wilmington

Date Posted: Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

McGonigle, Alexis M
Alexis M. McGonigle

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Wilmington – The Delaware State Police are currently searching for a 15 year old juvenile after she walked away from Grace Cottage near Wilmington.

Troopers were called to the New Castle County detention facility located at 1825 Faulkland Road around 4:57 p.m., Friday September 2, 2016 after Alexis M. McGonigle, who was walking back to the cottages from the dining hall when she walked off the property and disappeared in the area of the Woodland Heights development.  Troopers searched the area and were unable to locate the juvenile who is described as a white female, 5’06” tall, weighing approximately 135 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes.  She was last seen wearing a pink shirt and light colored pants.

If anyone has any information as to Alexis McGonigle whereabouts, they are asked to contact Troop 6 at 302-633-5000.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 090316 0700


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