Learn more about the Coronavirus (Covid-19) More Info

Delaware.gov logo
Delaware State Police Badge

Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Trooper Shot Outside Newark Area Convenience Store – Update – Name Released

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Presented by Director of Public Information, Sgt. Richard Bratz

Bear- The Delaware State Trooper who was shot and killed at the Wawa convenience store located on Pulaski Highway, Bear, has been identified as Cpl./1 Stephen J. Ballard.

Ballard, 32, was an 8.5 year veteran of the Delaware State Police and was assigned to patrol at Troop 2, Glasgow.

The investigation into this incident is on-going. More information will be released as the investigation progresses.

Released: 042617 2135

image_printPrint This Page

View All News Posts