WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested a Maryland man on gun and drug charges.
Authorities state that on July 23 at approximately 9:43 p.m., police on patrol conducted a vehicle stop in the 600 block of North West Street. Police made contact with the operator, 24-year-old Kinjurm Allen of Maryland, who then fled in the vehicle. A few moments later, Allen fled from the vehicle on foot and was quickly taken into custody without incident in the 500 block of Lafayette Boulevard. Police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun with an obliterated serial number, .2 grams of cocaine, and 2 grams of marijuana.
Allen was charged with the following offenses in addition to traffic violations:
- Possession of Untraceable Firearm
- Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Possession of a Firearm while also in Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Criminal Mischief Under $1,000
- Possession of Marijuana
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $26,700 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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