Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges: Loaded Handgun and Heroin Recovered

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

Authorities state that on July 19 at approximately 11:37 p.m., officers on patrol were in the 300 block of West 7th Street when they attempted to make contact with 30-year-old Lamar Seth.  Seth attempted to flee on foot into a nearby residence.  Police were able to quickly take Seth into custody and recovered a loaded 9mm handgun, .063 grams of heroin, and 1 gram of marijuana.

Seth was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
  • Burglary 1st Degree
  • 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 $8,750 cash-only 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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