Troopers Arrest Newark Man for Reckless Endangering

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The Delaware State Police have arrested 62-year-old Russel Ulrich of Newark, DE for multiple counts of reckless endangering following a shots fired incident in Newark on Tuesday night.

The incident occurred on May 30, 2023, at approximately 8:27 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to the Red Roof Inn located at 415 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark for a report of gunshots in the area.  Upon arrival, troopers searched the area, and while canvassing the property they heard multiple rounds go by. Further investigation determined the gunshots came from a residence in the 1000 block of Old Churchmans Road. Troopers made contact with the homeowner, identified as Russel Ulrich, who was also determined to be intoxicated, and observed a gun and several spent casings in the rear of the residence.  Ulrich was taken into custody without incident. There were no injuries reported.

Ulrich was transported back to Troop 2 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Reckless Endangering First Degree (Felony)- 5 counts
  • Possession of a Firearm While Under the Influence

Ulrich was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $41,000.00 secured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell

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