WPD arrest man in stolen vehicle and with firearm

WILMINGTON—On New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m. Wilmington Police Department deputies arrested 27-year-old Dequan Williams with possession of firearm by felon, felony carrying concealed weapon (CCW), possession of stolen vehicle, resist/delay/obstruct, first degree trespassing, and driving while license revoked (DWLR),

The police discovered Williams while patrolling the 1000 block of Wright St. They saw the stolen 2020 Nissan Altima with Pennsylvania tags exiting the area and followed behind before pulling over the driver. Williams then tried to escape by foot, but WPD apprehended up with the help of the K9 unit.

Once they searched the vehicle, police found a .38 revolver under the driver’s seat.  



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