State Police arrest two people and ask for public’s help in locating wanted subject – Town Square Delaware LIVE

Delaware State Police arrested a 50-year-old man Hope Wheatley from Laurel, DE and 30 Amanda Adkins of Bridgeville, DE for obstructing prosecution after an incident in the Lewes area earlier this month.

On June 9, 2022, at approximately 7:36 p.m., Hope Wheatley and Amanda Adkins entered the Tokyo Steakhouse restaurant located at 17906 Coastal Highway, accompanied by Danny Adkins, 52, of Laurel, DE. Danny Adkins is a registered sex offender who is actively wanted by police on two felony warrants. The three subjects left the restaurant before the soldiers could respond. Hope and Amanda did not cooperate with the soldiers when questioned about their involvement with Danny Adkins.

Hope Wheatley

On June 29, 2022, Hope Wheatley was taken into custody at her home without incident. She was transported to Troop 4 and charged with obstruction of prosecution (felony). Hope was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace in Court No. 2 and released on her own recognizance.

Amanda Adkins
Amanda Adkins

On June 29, 2022, Amanda Adkins responded to Troop 4 of her own volition, where she was charged with obstructing prosecution (felony). Amanda was arrested by the Justice of the Peace in Court No. 2 and released on her own recognizance.

The Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Danny Adkins. He currently has two active arrest warrants and his whereabouts are unknown. Adkins is described as a Caucasian male, about 5 feet 09 inches tall, weighing about 170 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Attempts to locate Adkins were unsuccessful. Soldiers are asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact Detective C. Simpson of the 4 Troop Major Crimes Unit at 302-752-3855, or by calling 9-1-1. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to Delaware State Policeby contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, or via the Internet at

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