Warrant Issued for Lancaster Man Who Failed to Attend Court in Firearm Case

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KENNETT SQUARE, PAKennett Square Police Department announced that an Arrest Warrant has been issued for 22-year-old Carlos A. Brown of Lancaster, PA when he failed to appear on January 26, 2022, for his scheduled preliminary hearing for the following incident.

Authorities state that Brown was arrested and charged with carrying a firearm without a license and violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act (Act 64), after he was found to be in possession of a firearm and marijuana, following a traffic stop. The incident occurred on June 11, 2021, at approximately 4:06 AM, in the 200 Block of South Mill Road, Kennett Square Borough.

On July 19, 2021, the Pennsylvania State Police Firearms Division verified at the time of the incident Carlos A. Brown did not have a valid license to carry a firearm or a valid sportsman firearm permit. Charges were filed with District Court 15-3-04 and a Warrant was issued on August 9, 2021.

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On September 20, 2021, Brown was detained in Lancaster on the warrant and transported to Chester County Prison. Subsequently, a preliminary hearing was then scheduled for January 26, 2022.

If you know the whereabouts of Carlos A. Brown, contact the Kennett Square Police Department at (610) 444-0501 or submit a tip online here.

Information is subject to change at any time. An arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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