Drugs, Gun Seized by Wilmington Street Crime Unit

Jethroe TicklesJethroe Tickles (Submitted Image)

WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police have arrested a man on gun and drug charges.

Authorities state that on September 29 at approximately 4:40 p.m. members of the Street Crime Unit conducted a vehicle stop in the area of 25th and Market Streets.  Police made contact with a passenger, 41-year-old Jethroe Tickles.  Following a brief investigation, police recovered a loaded .45 caliber handgun, 10.25 grams of cocaine, 41 grams of marijuana, 120 MDMA pills, 58 Hydrocodone pills, and $3,475 in currency.

Tickles was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver in Tier 3 Quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in Tier 3 Quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver in Tier 2 Quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in Tier 2 Quantity
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
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He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $73,600 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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