Police Arrest Two Men on Gun Charges

gun charges(left to right) Jaiayre Brown and Brushon Stewart (Submitted Images)

WILMINGTON, DEWilmington 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.

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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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