WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested two men on gun charges following an aggravated menacing complaint.
Authorities state that on July 24 at approximately 1:26 a.m. police responded to the 100 block of West Street for an aggravated menacing complaint. Police were provided a description of the suspects and conducted an area search. Moments later, police observed 26-year-old Jaiayre Brown attempting to enter a vehicle in the 200 block of South Madison Street, Wilmington. Upon observing police, Brown fled on foot. He was taken into custody and police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun. The vehicle Brown attempted to enter, operated by 28-year-old Brushon Stewart, attempted to leave the area. Police conducted a vehicle stop and made contact with Stewart. Following a brief investigation, police recovered another loaded 9mm handgun. Stewart was taken into custody without incident.
Brown was charged with the following offenses:
- Possession of a Deadly Weapon during the Commission of a Felony
- Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Aggravated Menacing
- Resisting Arrest
- Offensive Touching
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $31,000 secured bail.
Stewart was charged with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon.
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $2,500 unsecured bail.
Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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