Police: Elderly Man Kidnapped From Home Near Bellefonte Thursday

L-R: Wilson, Singleton

Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police have arrested 23-year-old Monee Wilson and her accomplice 20-year-old Malik Singleton for burglary and kidnapping charges, according to spokesman Grigori Lopez-Garcia.

Lopez-Garcia said today September 17, 2020, at approximately 1:30 A.M., Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Seville Avenue, in the community of Villa Monterey for an unknown problem.

After being dispatched, the officers received further information from emergency dispatchers that two armed burglars had entered the residence and kidnapped the elderly male homeowner using his own vehicle, according to Lopez-Garcia.

The officers observed the victim’s vehicle traveling in the area of Marsh Road and followed it into Winterhaven Drive. A vehicle stop was conducted and both suspects were taken into custody without incident. The victim was found unharmed.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation.

Monee Wilson was charged with 3 counts of Felony Robbery in the First Degree, 1 count of Felony Kidnapping in the First Degree, 6 counts of Felony Burglary in the First Degree, 3 counts of Felony Aggravated Menacing, 1 count of Felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle, and 1 count of Felony Conspiracy in the Second Degree. At the time of this release Monee Wilson was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held in lieu of $55,000 cash bail.

Malik Singleton was charged with 3 counts of Felony Robbery in the First Degree, 1 count of Felony Kidnapping in the First Degree, 6 counts of Felony Burglary in the First Degree, 3 counts of Felony Aggravated Menacing, 1 count of Felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle, and 1 count of Felony Conspiracy in the Second Degree. At the time of this release Malik Singleton was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held in lieu of $55,000 cash bail.

If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective John Mancuso (John.Mancuso@newcastlede.gov.) or New Castle County Division of Police at (302) 395-2743.

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