(Claymont, DE 19703) Last night (Oct 5), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police Mobile Enforcement Team were patrolling the areas in and around the community of Overlook Colony.  At approximately 8:45 p.m., officers observed a black Dodge Dart, with illegal window tint, traveling on Harvey Road. A vehicle stop was conducted and 19-year-old, Chris Ferrer of the City of Wilmington was identified as the driver.

 After interviewing Ferrer, the officers learned that he did not have a valid driver’s license or insurance for the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that Ferrer was a local fugitive and a search of the vehicle yielded a loaded .380 caliber handgun with an obliterated serial number.  The officers were also able to seize 122.93 grams of marijuana packaged for sale, and a digital scale from inside of the vehicle.  Ferrer was taken into custody and transported to NCCPD Headquarters.

Ferrer was charged with one count of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a felony,  one count of felony Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, one count of felony Possession of a Weapon with a Removed, Obliterated Serial Number, one count of felony Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Firearm), one count of felony Possession of a Firearm Prohibited with a Controlled Substance,  Driving without a License, Failure to have Insurance Investigation, and Operating a Motor Vehicle with Improper Window Tinting.

He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of $28,601 cash only bail.

Chris Ferrer