Man Arrested on Gun Charges by Wilmington Police, Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Nyaire CaulkNyaire Caulk (Submitted Image)

WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police announced the arrest of 23-year-old Nyaire Caulk on gun charges and recovered a stolen vehicle.

The criminal complaint alleges that on May 5, at approximately 6:15 p.m., members of the Uniformed Services Division responded to the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, for a vehicle collision. Upon arrival, officers were advised that one of the vehicles involved in the accident was being chased by a subject armed with a gun.

A short time later, members of the Safe Streets Task Force observed the suspect vehicle in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street, at which point the suspect fled from the vehicle on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, officers took 23-year-old Nyaire Caulk into custody without incident and recovered a loaded .380 caliber handgun, and a stolen vehicle.

Caulk has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited – Two Counts
  • Aggravated Menacing
  • Reckless Endangering (First Degree) – Two Counts
  • Receiving Stolen  Property Over $1,500
  • Resisting Arrest

He was arraigned in New Castle County Court of Common Pleas and was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $97,500 cash-only bail.

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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