16-Year-Old Arrested for Gun Possession 9-9-15
Complaint # 50-15-26346
Date: Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
Location: Kent Avenue and Water Street
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
A call for a large fight in progress led to the arrest of a 16-year-old armed with a handgun on Tuesday night. At approximately 7:58PM, officers responded to the report of a large fight in the area of Kent Avenue and Water Street. The caller also advised that they saw one juvenile with a handgun and provided a description of the suspect, which was relayed to arriving officers. Officers arrived and located Tywon Peace, who matched the description that the officers were provided. Officer located a .22 caliber round in Peace’s pocket and learned through further investigation that Peace had been in a nearby vehicle. Officers checked the vehicle and discovered a .22 caliber Colt handgun in the vehicle. Peace was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7 and committed to People’s Place in default of $2500.00 secured bond on a charge of Possession of a Handgun by Person Prohibited.