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Wilmington Police Department
Friday November 18th, 2022 :: 09:20 a.m. EST


Wilmington Police arrest man on gun charges:

Wilmington Police have arrested a man on gun charges.

On November 12 at approximately 12:53 p.m., members of the Street Crimes Unit were in the 1200 block of Lobdell Street when they observed 18-year-old Kayawn Cheeseborough acting in a suspicious manner.  Police made contact with Cheesebrough and following a brief investigation, recovered a loaded 9mm handgun.  Cheeseborough was taken into custody without incident.

Cheeseborough was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $20,000 cash-only bail.

Wilmington Police Department
300 N Walnut St
Wilmington, DE 19801

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