Sunday, June 4, 2023

Local felon arrested after fleeing from WPD

Brandon Jackson, 30

WILMINGTON — A local man with outstanding warrants was arrested Wednesday following a foot chase.

Wilmington Police Department units spotted 30-year-old Brandon Jackson walking in the 400 block of N. 10th Street. When officers attempted to speak with him, he fled on foot.

According to a press release, officers who chased after Jackson noticed his hand was in his right jacket pocket. When they caught up with him, he was throwing a handgun on the ground.

Jackson was arrested and is being charged with firearm by a felon, parole violation, and resist, delay and obstruction. He is being held at the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center without bond.

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