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Thursday, June 06, 2019

UPDATED: Gold Alert Issued for Missing Delmar Man

EDITOR'S NOTE:This was originally posted as a Gold Alert for a missing man. It has now been updated to a Wanted Subject

Delmar- The Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate 29-year-old Donnie J. Bennett of Delmar, DE who is wanted for assault and weapons charges.

The incident occurred on June 5, 2019, at approximately 7:27 p.m., when Troopers responded to a residence located in the 10000 block of Hillbilly Lane, Delmar, DE in reference to a domestic incident. Upon arrival, Troopers met with a 28-year-old female victim who advised that she and her boyfriend, Bennett, had been in a physical argument while they were traveling in a vehicle. Bennett proceeded to strike the female and also struck her 8-year-old child who was a rear seat passenger in the vehicle. During this incident, there was also a 6-year-old child present in the vehicle. After the altercation, Bennett obtained the victim’s cell phone and proceeded to flee the area on foot. Bennett later responded to his father’s residence located in the 36000 block of Waycross Road, where he proceeded to take firearms and fled the residence on foot.

The female victim was treated on scene with minor injuries and the children were not injured.

Troopers have been unable to locate Bennett who currently has active warrants out of Troop 5 for the following:
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (4 counts)
  • Theft of a Firearm (4 counts)
  • Assault Third Degree
  • Theft
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child
  • Offensive Touching
  • Disorderly Conduct

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Donnie J. Bennett is asked to contact Troop 4, Major Crimes Unit Detective Kristunas at 302-856-5850 or by calling 911. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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Delmar– The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for 29-year-old Donnie J. Bennett who was last seen on June 5, 2019, at approximately 7:27 p.m. in the Delmar area.

Donnie is 5’11” tall, 180 lbs., with red hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a blue cut off shirt. Donnie’s last known whereabouts were in a wooded area behind Waycross Road, Delmar.

An active search for Donnie is being conducted in which a perimeter has been set up in the area of Waycross Road and Mt. Herman Circle, Delmar.

Attempts to locate Donnie have been unsuccessful and there is a true concern for his safety and welfare.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Troop 5 at 302-337-8253 or by calling 911. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at


Anonymous said...

I pray he is found ASAP prayers for best wishes for his family.

Anonymous said...

Northwest Woodsman: The tattoo on his neck tells me that there is more to this story that has not been divulged.

Anonymous said...

The DSP was looking for him before this...

Anonymous said...

Good ol' Donnie is back up to his woman and child beating ways, I see

Anonymous said...

He attacked his girlfriend and her child then stole guns from his father and took off. The Gold Alert is now a warrant!

Anonymous said...

According to WBOC he's wanted for a list of charges after an altercation with his girlfriend.

Anonymous said...

Google his name and look for a registry.

Anonymous said...

Man, this is right down from my house. I sure hope he doesn't break into my house and steal my weapons. Delaware will charge me if he commits a crime with them.

Anonymous said...

Well...seems like he chose the right street to live on at least

Anonymous said...

hillbilly lane?!
youve got to be kidding me lol

Anonymous said...

Exactly what does a neck tattoo "supposedly" divulge?

Anonymous said...

The only thing that would have made this better is if the street he lived on was SHOREBILLIE LANE!!!🤣🤣🤣🤣

Anonymous said...

If his current girlfriend or his mother isn't named Denise, the tattoo could be a problem for him.

Vaseline said...

His cell buddy's name @ ECI will be Denise

Anonymous said...

The girlfriend should be locked up for letting a child rapist around her children. According to the Delaware Sex
Offender Registry, he was convicted of third-degree rape of a child between the ages of 1 and 11.