Vehicle Stop Yields Stolen Firearm, Police Arrest One

New Castle County Police have arrested 18 year-old Mayhew Watson for a weapons offense in the community of Llangollen.

(New Castle, Del. 19720) yesterday (January 25) The New Castle County Police Mobile Enforcement Team were operating in the area of the Castlebrook Apartment Complex and observed a tan Honda conduct a traffic violation.

Officers stopped the vehicle for the infraction and upon approach, detected evidence of illegal drugs. Mayhew Watson of the unit block of Liborio La, was found to be in possession of a stolen firearm. He was taken into custody without incident.

Mayhew Watson was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon, receiving a stolen firearm, breach of bond during commitment-ordered not to possess a firearm, possession of firearm by a person prohibited-prior felony conviction. He was arraigned and committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institute after failing to pay $25,000.00 cash bail.

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