Wanted New Castle Man Arrested on Gun Charges

Tonnaire Mcnair-Matthews of New CastleTonnaire Mcnair-Matthews of New Castle (Submitted Image)

WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police have arrested a wanted New Castle man on gun charges.

On October 14 at approximately 5:05 p.m. members of the Street Crimes Unit were in the 1300 block of East 28th Street when they observed 22-year-old Tonnaire Mcnair-Matthews of New Castle acting suspiciously.  Police made contact with Mcnair-Matthews and following a brief investigation, recovered a loaded 9mm handgun.  Police took Mcnair-Matthews into custody without incident and he was found to have numerous warrants for his arrest.

Mcnair-Matthews was charged with the following offenses in addition to his outstanding warrants:

  • 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 $10,000 cash-only bail.

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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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