Registration Violation Leads to Firearm Arrest

New Castle County Police have arrested Armond Williams, 33, of Middletown for firearm related charges following a traffic stop in Newark.

(Newark, Del. – 19702) Yesterday (11/29) at about 9:30 in the morning,  Mobile Enforcement Team (MET) officers were conducting patrols in the area of S. College Ave and Pulaski Hwy when they observed a white Nissan Altima, conducted a registration check and found that the registration was suspended.  MET officers conducted a vehicle stop and contacted the driver, Armond Williams.  Officers noted that upon initial contact with Armond Williams, they detected a strong odor of marijuana.  When Armond Williams opened the glove-box to retrieve his requested documents, MET officers observed a handgun within it. Armond Williams was ordered from the vehicle and taken into custody without incident.  Upon a search of the vehicle, MET officers recovered the handgun, two loaded magazines, 100 additional rounds of ammunition and marijuana.  Officers noted that Armond Williams did not have a permit to carry a concealed firearm.

Armond Williams was charged with carrying a concealed firearm, possession of a handgun and a controlled substance at the same time, possession of marijuana, driving while suspended and cancelled registration. He was arraigned and released on $5,650 unsecured bail.

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Armond Williams

 

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