Community Tip Leads to Firearm Arrest

Posted on  12/02/2013 4:47 pm


  • 500 block West 5th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Friday, November 29, 2013, at approximately 5:19 p.m.


  • Roy Lee, 59, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon


Photo of Roy LeePolice arrested a Wilmington man carrying a concealed firearm after receiving a tip from a community member.

The incident occurred on November 29, at approximately 5:19 p.m., when police received a 9-1-1 reporting that a man was armed with a gun in the 500 block of West 5th Street. Officers Jesus Caez and John Potts observed Roy Lee, who matched the suspect description, in the 500 block of West 5th Street and conducted a pedestrian stop. The officers located an 8 millimeter handgun on Lee’s person. Further investigation also revealed that Lee had several active capiases for his arrest.

Roy Lee was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 20 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $10,000 cash bail.