Community Drug Complaint Leads to Firearm Arrest

Posted on  02/25/2014 3:28 pm

Location:

  • 800 block Morrow Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Monday, February 24, 2014, at approximately 2:45 p.m.

Defendant:

  • Daquan Kent, 19, 3900 block Sussex Drive, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon

Summary:

Photo of Daquan KentPolice arrested a suspect armed with a handgun while investigating a community drug complaint in the West Center City neighborhood.

On February 24, 2014, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Corporal Kevin Murphy and Officer Justin Wilkers were dispatched to a community complaint regarding drug sales in the 800 block of Morrow Street. The officers observed Daquan Kent, 19, who matched the suspect description, acting suspiciously in the block. The officers contacted Kent and discovered that he had a loaded .22 caliber revolver concealed in his waistband. Kent was taken into custody without incident.

Daquan Kent was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 20 and released after posting $5,000 secured bond.