Wilmington Police Arrest Man in Possession of Loaded Handgun, MDMA Pills

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WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police have arrested a man on gun and drug charges.

Authorities state that on January 18 at approximately 11:44 a.m., police on patrol conducted a vehicle stop in the 400 block of West 7th Street.  Police made contact with the operator, 26-year-old Michael Moore.  Police learned that Moore had several active warrants for his arrest and took him into custody without incident.  Following a brief investigation, police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun and 6 MDMA pills.

loaded handgun

Moore was charged with the following offenses in addition to his outstanding warrants and numerous traffic violations:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $15,425 secured bail.

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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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