Philadelphia Man and Woman Arrested in Wilmington

Mahamadou Barrett and Symone Odum

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

Authorities state that on  April 1 at approximately 7:25 p.m., police on patrol conducted a vehicle stop in the unit block of North Dupont Street.  Police made contact with the driver, 27-year-old Mahamadou Barrett and 25-year-old Symone Odum, both of Philadelphia.  Following an investigation, police recovered two 9mm handguns and 3 bags of marijuana.  Police took both subjects into custody without incident.

Barrett was charged with the following offenses in addition to several traffic violations:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of Marijuana

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $7,800 secured bail.

Odum was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of Marijuana

She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $7,600 unsecured bail.

Information is subject to change at any time. 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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