Three Men Arrested After Wilmington Police Find Loaded Gun, Drugs

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WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police have arrested three men on gun and drug charges:

Authorities state that on July 27 at approximately 4:27 p.m., police on patrol conducted a vehicle stop in the unit block of East 24th Street.  Police made contact with the operator, 23-year-old Jabrei Chase, and two occupants, 22-year-old Elijah Collins and 23-year-old Jerry Toston of Newark.  Following a brief investigation, police recovered a loaded .40 caliber handgun, 90 grams of marijuana, and $553 in currency.  Police took all three subjects into custody without incident.

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

  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Firearm while also in Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Conspiracy 2nd Degree

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $86,000 cash-only bail.

Collins was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver
  • Conspiracy 2nd Degree
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He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $12,000 unsecured bail.

Toston was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver
  • Conspiracy 2nd Degree

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $12,000 unsecured 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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