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Wilmington Man Arrested on Gun Charges on South New Street

Incident Number: 50-21-36327

Date/Time: Monday, November 29th, 2021 at 2:55 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of South New Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department arrested Jaden Jenkins (19) on weapons charges on Monday afternoon. At approximately 2:55 p.m., officers contacted Jenkins on the Unit Block of South New Street after he was observed with a firearm in his waistband by officers. Jenkins fled from the officers as they approached but was apprehended a short time later without incident. Officers recovered the handgun after Jenkins dropped it during the foot pursuit.

Jenkins was committed to SCI on an $11,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Resisting Arrest

Jaden Jenkins
Wilmington, DE