Man Arrested for Gun, Drug Charges in Wilmington

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

Authorities state that on September 16 at approximately 6:20 p.m. members of the city’s Street Crimes Unit conducted a vehicle stop in the 2400 block of North Madison Street.  Police made contact with the driver, 26-year-old Kenneth Griffin.  Following a brief investigation, police recovered a loaded .40 caliber handgun and 41.75 grams of marijuana.  Police took Griffin into custody without incident.

Griffin was charged with the following offenses in addition to a traffic violation:

  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of a Firearm while also in Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Marijuana

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $41,602 cash-only bail.

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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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