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Burglary Suspect Arrested with Stolen Handgun 3-30-15

Incident #: 50-15-7712  Date/Time:  Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:58PM

Location:  Queen Street and Cecil Street, Dover, Delaware

The Dover Police Department Safe Streets and Patrol Units arrested a wanted burglary suspect in possession of a stolen handgun on Friday night.  At approximately 10:58PM, officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Queen and Cecil Streets.  Further investigation during the stop revealed that Emilio Freeman, 23, was wanted by the Delaware State Police (Troop 3) for a burglary.  Freeman was taken into custody without incident.  A search of his vehicle led to the discovery of  a .40 caliber Glock handgun where Freeman was seated.  It was later learned that the handgun had been stolen 3 days prior in a theft from a vehicle in the Dover area.

Emilio Freeman was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $20,000 secure bond on the following charges:
-Receiving Stolen Firearm
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited
-Burglary Warrant (Delaware State Police Troop 3)

Emilio Freeman Age: 23 Darby, PA
Emilio Freeman
Age: 23
Darby, PA


-Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer