Wanted Fugitive Arrested in Wilmington, Loaded Handgun Recovered

Kimon Burton-RobersonPolice Photo

WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested a wanted man on gun and drug charges.

Authorities state that on December 20 at approximately 6:20 p.m. members of Wilmington’s Safe Streets Task Force conducted a vehicle stop in the 1300 block of B Street.  Police made contact with a passenger, 28-year-old Kimon Burton-Roberson.  Officers learned that Burton-Roberson had several outstanding capiases after he initially gave officers a false name.  He was taken into custody without incident and following a brief investigation, police recovered a loaded .380 caliber handgun with an obliterated serial number, and 5 grams of marijuana.

Burton-Roberson was charged with the following offenses in addition to his outstanding capiases:

  • Possession of a Weapon with an Obliterated Serial Number
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of a Firearm while also in Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Criminal Impersonation
  • Possession of Marijuana
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He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $24,000 cash-only bail.

Information is subject to change at any time. A suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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