Troopers Arrest Two Subjects for Felony Resisting

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Delaware State Police have arrested 34-year-old Reneisha Anderson, and a 17-year-old female juvenile both of Wilmington, DE for felony resisting and related charges following a shoplifting investigation that began on Sunday night.

On December 4, 2022, at approximately 6:30 p.m., troopers responded to Dick’s Sporting Goods located at 100 Center Drive in Newark regarding a shoplifting that had just occurred. The suspect, later identified as Reneisha Anderson, had removed merchandise from the store and fled to an occupied car waiting in the parking lot. A trooper in the area located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop within the parking lot. Upon the vehicle stopping, Anderson exited the vehicle and confronted the trooper. A physical altercation ensued as the trooper attempted to take Anderson into custody. During the altercation, the juvenile exited the vehicle and assisted Anderson in the confrontation. Additionally, the juvenile produced a chemical agent and sprayed the trooper.

The suspects were then able to flee the scene in the suspect vehicle. Their vehicle became disabled a short distance away and the suspects were taken into custody.

Anderson and the juvenile were transported to Troop 2 where they were each charged with the following crimes:

Reneisha Anderson

Reneisha Anderson

  • Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence (Felony)
  • Possession of Shoplifting Tools (Felony)
  • Shoplifting
  • Conspiracy Third Degree

Anderson was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 11 and committed to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on a $6,000 secured bond.

17-year-old juvenile

  • Assault 2nd Degree Injure a Law Enforcement Officer (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Dangerous Instrument
  • Shoplifting
  • Conspiracy Third Degree

The juvenile was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 11 and committed to the New Castle County Juvenile Detention Center on a $4,000 secured bond.

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