WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police announced the arrest of 22-year-old Omar Rodriguez on gun and drug charges.
Authorities stated that on January 21 at approximately 11:22 a.m., members of Wilmington’s Street Crimes Unit were in the 700 block of North Washington Street when they observed Omar Rodriguez acting in a suspicious manner. Police made contact with Rodriguez, and following a brief investigation, recovered a loaded 9mm handgun and 59.3 grams of marijuana. Police took Rodriguez into custody without incident.
Rodriguez was charged with the following offenses:
- Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Possession of Marijuana
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released after posting $7,600 secured bail.
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