Wilmington Police Arrest Wanted Man on Gun Charges

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WILMINGTON, DEWilmington 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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