Wilmington Man Arrested in Connection with Armed Robbery

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WILMINGTON, DE — The Wilmington Police Department has announced the arrest of a man suspected of being involved in an armed robbery that took place in the city last month.

The criminal complaint alleges that on August 19, members of the Uniformed Services Division responded to an incident on the 400 block of Delaware Avenue shortly after 7:12 a.m. The case was subsequently assigned to Detective Brendan Shea of the Criminal Investigations Division.

Following the investigation, Detective Shea identified 42-year-old Dwayne Randolph as a suspect and obtained warrants for his arrest. Randolph was taken into custody without incident by members of the Uniformed Services Division on September 11.

Randolph has been charged with first-degree robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a person prohibited.

Following his arraignment in Justice of the Peace Court 11, Randolph was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution. His bail has been set at $45,000 cash-only.

The Wilmington Police Department did not provide further details about the robbery or the circumstances leading to Randolph’s arrest. The investigation is ongoing.

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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