WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested a man on gun charges.
On July 11 at approximately 8:44 p.m. police were in the 800 block of East 8th Street when they observed 19-year-old Jahiem Richardson in possession of a handgun. Richardson fled on foot when police attempted to make contact with him but was quickly taken into custody without incident. Police recovered a loaded .40 caliber handgun.
Richardson was charged with the following offenses:
- Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Resisting Arrest
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $15,050 cash-only bail.
Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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