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Police charge 20-year-old with carrying concealed weapon and resisting officers

WILMINGTON—Wilmington Police Department arrested 20-year-old Olajuwon Moore around 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2.

Moore approached an officer in a police vehicle in the 1700 block of Orange St., looking in the windows and yelling. Officers tried to frisk Moore, but he pulled away with clenched fists. Officers then placed Moore in handcuffs, and found a 9mm handgun in a coat pocket. 

They charged him with carrying a concealed weapon and resist delay and obstruct. Moore is being held under a $2,500 bond.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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