Tip Leads to Gun Arrest After Suspect Flees on Foot 4-20-16

Complaint # 50-16-

Date/Time:   Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 8:59PM

Location:  Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

Acting on a tip, Dover Police arrested Zechariah Gilbert, 22, with a handgun following a foot chase.  At approximately 8:59PM, officers responded to the Unit Block of S. New Street after receiving a tip that Gilbert was carrying a firearm.  Gilbert was described by the informant as wearing all black clothing.  As officers arrived on scene, Gilbert saw them and fled on foot.  As Gilbert fled, he threw the firearm, which was later recovered by officers.  Gilbert was committed to JTVCC on $6,500 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Resisting Arrest
-Tampering with Physical Evidence

Zecheriah Gilbert Age: 22 Address: 400 Block of Barrister Place, Dover, DE

Zecheriah Gilbert
Age: 22
Address: 400 Block of Barrister Place, Dover, DE

 

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