Firearms, Drugs Seized During Raid

Posted on  08/26/2013 12:07 pm

Location:

  • 1300 block of Chestnut Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Friday, August 23, 2013

Defendant/Charges:

  • Willie Brothers, 19, Black male, of the 1300 block of Chestnut Street, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (4 counts)
    • Assault 2nd
    • Robbery 1st
  • Keith Brown, 21, Black male, of the 500 block of Lafayette Boulevard, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
    • Disregard Police Officer
    • Reckless Driving
  • 17 year old juvenile of Wilmington, Delaware
    • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (4 counts)
    • Robbery 1st

Summary:

Wilmington’s Firearm Squad arrested Willie Brothers, Keith Brown, and a 17-year-old juvenile for illegally possessing guns and drugs.

Friday morning members of Wilmington’s Firearm Squad, the Neighborhood Policing Unit, U.S. Marshal’s Task Force, and the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tabaco, Firearms and Explosives) conducted an investigation regarding the illegal possession of firearms. Willie Brothers, Keith Brown, and the 17-year-old juvenile led police on a vehicle pursuit and were taken into custody shortly after they abandoned the vehicle. Detectives executed a search warrant in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street and located a .357 Ruger Revolver, a .9 MM semi-automatic handgun, a .25 Caliber two shot Derringer, and a .9MM semi-automatic handgun. In addition, detectives located 2 grams of Crack Cocaine and $771.00 in suspected drug money. Further investigation revealed that Willie Brothers and the 17-year-old juvenile were linked to a robbery investigation.

Willie Brothers was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of a $63,000.00 cash bail. Keith Brown, who is a convicted felon, was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of a $ 13,000.00 cash bail.

The 17-year-old juvenile was committed to New Castle County Detention Center.

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