WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS)—A city of Wilmington 911 operator was arrested after it was revealed she tipped off a suspect that police had been called.
An investigation revealed that on January 9th, Alleshia Kennedy purposely did not put information from a 911 call reporting shots fired into the dispatch system.
She then allegedly communicated with a suspect and informed him authorities has been called.
Detectives took Kennedy into custody on January 27th. She was arraigned and released after posting $6,000 bail.
She is currently restricted from Wilmington Police Headquarters by court order and her status as an employee will be determined by an internal review process.