Maryland Man Arrested After Fleeing Vehicle Stop, Loaded Handgun and Cocaine Recovered

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WILMINGTON, DEWilmington 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.

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