WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police announced the arrest of Timothy Meades, 39 years of age, on gun, drug, and reckless endangering charges.
Authorities state that on July 9 at approximately 8:13 p.m. members of the city’s Street Crime Unit conducted a vehicle stop in the 600 block of East 11th Street, Wilmington. Police made contact with the operator, Timothy Meades. Meades attempted to flee from police in the vehicle, almost striking several officers. He struck two unoccupied vehicles, including an unmarked police vehicle, in the block as well as two buildings before police were able to take him into custody. Police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun, 123 grams of marijuana, and $6,000 in currency.
Meades was charged with the following offenses in addition to several traffic violations:
- Possession of a Deadly Weapon during the Commission of a Felony
- Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Reckless Endangering First Degree (4 counts)
- Criminal Mischief over $5,000
- Resisting Arrest with Force
- Possession of Marijuana
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $54,500 secured bail.
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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