Armed Probationer Arrested After Foot Chase

Posted on  11/01/2013 11:00 am


  • 300 block North Franklin Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, October 31, 2013, approximately 9:20 p.m.


  • Javier Kaminski, 18, 100 block Plover Drive, Newark, Delaware
    • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
    • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
    • Resisting Arrest


Photo of Javier KaminskiA probationer was arrested with a handgun after a foot chase last night.

On October 31, 2013, at approximately 9:20 p.m., Officers Gaetan MacNamara and Danielle Watson were on patrol in the 300 block of North Franklin Street when they observed Javier Kaminski attempting to conceal a firearm in his waistband. The officers attempted to stop Kaminski who fled on foot and discarded a loaded .40 caliber handgun. After several blocks Kaminski was taken into custody without further incident.

Kaminski is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to his status as a probationer. He was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $15,500 cash bail.