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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.

Tywon Peace
Age: 16
Address: 3900 Block of Peach Tree Run, Dover