Man Arrested, Loaded Gun Seized by Wilmington Police

Wilmington Police Department

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

On August 17 at approximately 4:55 p.m., members of the Street Crimes Unit were in the 800 block of West 9th Street when they observed a vehicle blocking a fire hydrant. Officers made contact with the driver, 27-year-old Samad Stewart, and located a loaded 9mm handgun and ammunition.

Stewart was taken into custody without incident and has been charged with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon in addition to the motor vehicle violation.

Stewart was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was released after posting $2,600 secured 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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