WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested a wanted man on gun charges.
Authorities state that on September 21 at approximately 10:50 p.m. police responded to the 100 block of South Dupont Street for a complaint of a person with a gun. Upon arrival, officers observed 29-year-old Tevin Smith and attempted to make contact with him. Smith fled on foot but was quickly taken into custody. Police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun with an obliterated serial number. Smith was found to have a warrant for his arrest several outstanding capiases.
Smith was charged with the following offenses in addition to his outstanding warrant and capiases:
- Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Resisting Arrest
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $23,500 cash-only 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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