Arrests Made as Disorderly Group Causes Chaos in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police announced they arrested an adult male and two juvenile males in connection to a large disorderly group.

A 17-year-old juvenile male has been charged with Rioting, Theft, Resisting Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct. Damire Lee, age 19, and a 14-year-old juvenile male were both charged with Disorderly Conduct.

The criminal complaint alleges that on June 9, at approximately 8:00 p.m., members of the Uniformed Services Division were dispatched to the 600 block of North Harrison Street in reference to a large disorderly group gathered inside a vacant property. Upon arrival, officers observed a large number of subjects running from the area.

A short time later, officers in the area of the 500 block of North Madison Street advised of more than 100 individuals acting disorderly, throwing trashcans and other objects, and attempting to initiate confrontations with officers in the area. Multiple subjects were also in possession of imitation rifles. Police took 19-year-old Damire Lee, a 17-year-old juvenile male, and a 14-year-old juvenile male into custody without incident.

The 17-year-old juvenile male was arraigned in the New Castle County Family Court and was committed to the New Castle County Detention Center on $5,100 secured bail.

Damire Lee and the 14-year-old juvenile male were both released on their own recognizance pending further proceedings.

Police say their investigation into this incident is ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (302) 654-5151.

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