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Officers arrest two men with felony gun charges

WILMINGTON — Two men are being held at the New Hanover County Detention Center after being arrested for felony gun charges.

According to a release from the WPD, police arrived in the 100 block of Dock Street Friday, May 20, at 10:20 p.m. to serve a warrant to 30-year-old Codey Guerrero. Officers took Guerrero into custody and charged him with two counts of possession of firearm by a felon, disorderly conduct, assault and battery, and carrying a concealed weapon.

On May 21, 2:05 a.m., police responded to another call along North Front Street. A 25-year-old, Joquis Pollock, was brandishing a firearm; law enforcement commanded him to drop it.

Eventually, Pollock surrendered and police took him into custody and charged him with felony carrying a concealed weapon, firearm by a felon, and going armed to the terror of the public. He is being held under a $100,000 secured bond.

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Shea Carver
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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