WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested two men on gun and drug charges following an investigation.
On October 7 at approximately 8:22 p.m. members of the Drug, Organized Crime, and Vice Division, as well as members of the Safe Streets Task Force executed a search warrant in the 800 block of West 7th Street following an investigation. Police made contact with 27-year-old Rashadd Smith and 41-year-old William Wilson and took both into custody without incident. Police recovered two (2) loaded 9mm handguns, a loaded 12 gauge Shotgun, and a loaded .380 caliber handgun that was reported stolen. Police also recovered 35.6 grams of cocaine, 156 bags of heroin, 11 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, $1,147 in currency and ammunition.
Smith was charged with the following offenses:
- Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
- Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $30,000 cash-only bail.
Wilson was charged with the following offenses in addition to an outstanding capias:
- Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
- Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver in Tier 2 Quantity
- Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
- Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited
- Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $33,000 secured 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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