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Wilmington Police Department
Tuesday August 9th, 2022 :: 09:18 a.m. EDT


Wilmington Police arrest juvenile on gun charges:

Wilmington Police have arrested a juvenile on gun charges.

On August 3 at approximately 11:34 a.m., members of the Street Crimes Unit were in the 800 block of North Tatnall Street when they attempted to make contact with a 14-year-old male juvenile.  The 14-year-old fled on foot into a nearby building but was quickly taken into custody without incident.  Police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun that was reported stolen. 

The 14-year-old was charged with the following offenses:

  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Receiving a Stolen Firearm
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Criminal Trespassing 2nd Degree
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center on $26,000 cash-only bail.

Wilmington Police Department
300 N Walnut St
Wilmington, DE 19801

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Non-emergencies: 302-654-5151

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