Man Arrested on Drug and Firearms Charges

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police arrested ta man on multiple drugs and firearms charges after an attempt to flee.

Authorities state that on September 24 at approximately 11:46 a.m. members of Wilmington‘s Street Crime Unit were in the 100 block of Cedar Street.  Police made contact with 29-year-old Ahmon Mason and established that he was loitering in the area. Mason attempted to flee from officers but was quickly taken into custody and police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun, 3 Alprazolam pills, and 1.6 grams of marijuana.

Mason was charged with the following charges:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Resisting Arrest
  • 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 $12,100 secured 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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