Pedestrian Stop Leads to Gun Arrest

Posted on  11/14/2013 8:00 am


  • 300 block of North Rodney Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Saturday, November 9, 2013, at approximately 12:05 p.m.


  • Sean Tyler, Black male, 20, of the 1100 block of West 3rd Street, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
    • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (handgun)


Photo of Sean TylerDuring a pedestrian stop uniformed officers arrested Sean Tyler for illegally possessing a firearm.

On Saturday, November 9 at approximately 12:05 p.m., Officers Gaetan Macnamara and Danielle Watson, observed Tyler walking in the 300 block of North Rodney Street. Due to the officer’s familiarity with the neighborhood and its residents, the officers knew Tyler had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The officers conducted a pedestrian stop and located a 9mm semi-automatic handgun.

Sean Tyler, who is a person prohibited, was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of a $10,000.00 cash bail.