Dempsey Walters state trooper

Delaware trooper charged with assaulting, injuring two teens

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A Delaware State Trooper has been charged with two felonies, including Delaware’s first use of a Deprivation of Civil Rights statute, for punching a teenager and fracturing his orbital socket in response to an apparent prank. Trooper Dempsey Walters, 29, is suspended without pay and was indicted Monday on six counts: Deprivation of Civil Rights, a Class B Felony, for …

State trooper indicted for writing warnings without stopping drivers

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A state trooper has been indicted for writing warnings without stopping drivers.   NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect a later statement from the Department of Justice. A Delaware state trooper was indicted on four counts for fraudulently writing warnings for motorists, some of whom he didn’t even stop. Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings said in a press …