Felon Arrested with Firearm

Posted on  07/19/2013 4:48 pm


  • 1300 block East 27th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, July 18, 2013, approximately 4:15 p.m.


  • Isaiah Moore, 28, 2200 block North Washington Street, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
    • Possession of Firearm by a Person Prohibited
    • Resisting Arrest


A convicted felon was arrested with a loaded handgun after discharging the firearm several times in the Riverside area.

On July 18, 2013, at approximately 4:14 p.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of East 27th Street after receiving a 911 call reporting shots fired. Community members relayed to police a description of a black male wearing a black hat, black t-shirt, and red shoes in the area armed with a handgun. Officer Tavis Miller observed Isaiah Moore, who matched the suspect description, in the area of Jensen Drive. Moore fled from Officer Miller and discarded a loaded black handgun before being taken into custody. Officers recovered the firearm and discovered two residences struck by gunfire in the 1300 block of East 27th Street.

Isaiah Moore was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 20 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $45,000 cash bail.