Two Women Arrested on Gun Charges in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police have arrested two women on gun charges.

Authorities state that on June 18 at approximately 1:16 p.m., a police officer on patrol conducted a vehicle stop in the 400 block of South Broom Street. Police took 18-year-old Ana Vazquez and 21-year-old Jaylynn Hernandez into custody without incident, and recovered a loaded firearm with an obliterated serial number and ammunition.

Vazquez has been charged with the following offenses, in addition to a traffic violation:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Providing a False Statement

She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $25,525 cash-only bail.

Hernandez has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon

She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was released after posting $10,000 cash-only bail.

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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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