Woman Arrested with Loaded Gun, Marijuana by Wilmington Police

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police announced the arrest of 37-year-old Blanche Dunnum on gun and drug charges.

Authorities state that on December 21 at approximately 5:59 p.m., police responded to the 500 block of West 14th Street for a person with a gun complaint.  Police took Blanche Dunnum into custody without incident and recovered a loaded 9mm handgun and 15.4 grams of marijuana.

Dunnum was charged with the following offenses:

  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Possession of a Firearm while also in Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Marijuana

She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released after posting $5,001 secured bail.

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