Juvenile Arrested with Firearm

Posted on  04/13/2013 7:41 pm

Location:

  • 500 block North Clayton Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Saturday, April 13, 2013, approximately 2:53 a.m.

Suspect/Charges:

  • Juvenile male, Wilmington, Delaware (no photo)
    • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
    • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
    • Curfew

Summary:

A Wilmington juvenile was arrested after officers observed him attempting to conceal a firearm behind some bushes.

Officers Gaetan MacNamara and Andrew Shaub were on proactive uniformed patrol in the 500 block of North Clayton Street when they observed the juvenile defendant attempt to conceal the firearm. The officers took the defendant into custody without incident and recovered a loaded 9mm handgun from where they had observed the defendant attempt to conceal it.

The defendant was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 20 and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of $10,001 cash bail.