Firearms Squad Apprehends Wanted Felon; Seizes Firearms

Posted on  04/12/2013 5:39 pm

Location:

  • 500 block North DuPont Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Friday, April 12, 2013, approximately 1:25 p.m.

Victim:

  • 29 year old female, Wilmington, Delaware

Suspect/Charges:

  • Markevis Baise, 27, 500 block North DuPont Street, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
    • Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Robbery 2nd
    • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon

Summary:

A felon wanted for robbery charges was apprehended by members of the Firearms Squad with assistance from the Fugitive Task Force.

Markevis Baise was the target of an ongoing investigation by the Firearms Squad. At approximately 1:25 p.m. investigators located Baise and took him into custody without incident. He was found in possession of 8 grams of cocaine and 1 gram of marijuana. Investigators then executed a search warrant at Baise’s residence where officers located a 9mm handgun and a .380 caliber handgun. Baise is a prior convicted felon prohibited from possessing firearms.

Baise was wanted on charges including a domestic-related robbery that occurred on Sunday, March 17, 2013 in the 500 block of North DuPont Street. The incident occurred during an argument when he punched the female victim in the face and removed her property.

Baise was transported to Wilmington Police Headquarters where he is awaiting arraignment.