Man arrested in traffic stop after resisting officers, held on $1m bond

WILMINGTON — On Thursday evening close to 10 p.m., Wilmington Police Department attempted to stop a man driving a Honda Accord. The driver, 28-year-old Veshon Shaw, pulled into a parking lot in the 700 block of N. 30th St. befofe driving over a curb and crossing back into the roadway. Both WPD and NHCSO units pursued the vehicle west on Market Street before it crashed into an unmarked police car.

Officers were able to block in the vehicle. After Shaw exited, he attempted to resist officers, who then chased him across Market Street and were able to stop him using a taser.

A search of Shaw’s car revealed MDMA and marijuana, as well as a stolen gun.


Officers arrested Shaw and charged him with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of stolen firearm, felony possession of marijuana, trafficking in MDMA/MDA, among other charges. He is being held at the NHCSO detention center under a $1,050,675 secured bond.


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