20-Year-Old Suspect Apprehended on Gun Charges Following Vehicle Collision

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have announced the arrest of a 20-year-old man on gun charges.

Juda Burnett has been charged with 2 counts of Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, and Resisting Arrest.

The criminal complaint alleges that on June 18, at approximately 10:26 p.m., members of the Uniformed Services Division responded to the 1100 block of Carpenter Street, in reference to a vehicle collision. Upon arrival, officers observed the driver of one of the vehicles flee on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, officers took 20-year-old Juda Burnett into custody without incident and recovered a loaded 9mm handgun.

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $16,000 cash-only bail.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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