Prohibited Felon Arrested with Handgun
Posted on 12/22/2013 10:29 am
- 300 block Delamore Place, Wilmington, Delaware
Date of Occurrence:
- Saturday, December 21, 2013 approximately 1:54 a.m.
Steffone Ross-Miller, 18, 1300 block North Van Buren Street, Wilmington, Delaware
- Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Resisting Arrest
- Breach of Release
A convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm was arrested with a handgun after fleeing from officers early Saturday morning.
Officer Gaetan MacNamara was on proactive patrol when he observed Steffone Ross-Miller, 18, engaged in suspicious activity in the 300 block of North Rodney Street. Ross-Miller fled on foot when the officer attempted to make contact with him. Ross-Miller attempted to discard a loaded .380 caliber handgun but was tackled by the officer in the 300 block of Delamore Place. Ross-Miller was taken into custody and found to be in violation of a court order prohibiting him from the area. Additional investigation revealed that Ross-Miller is a convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Steffone Ross-Miller was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $21,000 cash bail.