UPDATED: Arrest Made in Rock Throwing Incident as Fire Apparatus Responded to Greenwood Blaze


Ellendale truck damaged by rock throwers while responding to call in Greenwood Monday night / Image courtesy Ellendale VFC

UPDATED – 11/28/23 – Greenwood Police have arrested a 17 year old juvenile in connection with rocks being thrown and damaging fire apparatus responding to a commercial fire on November 13th. The teen was arrested Monday and charged with a multiple offenses –

  • 2 Counts of Offensive Touching
  • 4 Counts of Criminal Mischief
  • 1 Count of Obstructing Fire-Fighting Operations
  • 1 Count of Breach of Release
  • 1 Count of Disorderly Conduct

The teen was released to a parent pending a future court date.


ORIGINAL STORY – 11/14/23 – Several fire companies responding to a fire Monday night in Greenwood received damage to their apparatus when individuals threw rocks as the trucks passed the area of Market Street and the Greenwood Post Office.

Anyone with information on these incidents should contact the Greenwood Police Department (302) 349-4822 or SUSCOM non-emergency at (302) 855-2980 or Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.