Juvenile Arrested with Handgun and Extended Magazine
Posted on 03/03/2014 10:12 am
- West 6th and North Jefferson Streets, Wilmington, Delaware
Date of Occurrence:
- Sunday, March 2, 2014, at approximately 11:53 a.m.
16 year old male, 2400 block Bowers Street, Wilmington, Delaware
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
Police arrested a juvenile armed with a firearm after observing him attempting to conceal a handgun in his waistband.
On Sunday, March 2, 2014, at approximately 11:53 a.m., Corporal Kevin Murphy and Officer Justin Wilkers were patrolling in the area of West 6th and North Jefferson Streets when they observed a 16 year old male attempting to conceal a handgun in his waistband. When the officers attempted to stop the defendant, he fled through an alleyway and discarded a loaded .40 caliber handgun with an extended magazine. The defendant was taken into custody after a foot pursuit.
The defendant was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 20 and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of $14,000 secured bond.