(Newark, DE 19711) On Monday, December 26, 2022, officers from the New Castle County Division of Police Mobile Enforcement Team (MET) located a stolen Honda Civic in the Foxwoods Apartment Complex – Newark. While officers were in the area a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by a male arrived and parked near the Honda. The driver of the Jeep exited his vehicle and then entered the stolen Honda to collect property. Officers checked the registration for the Jeep and discovered that the tag did not match the make and model of the vehicle. Officers then conducted a traffic stop on the Jeep and identified the driver as Zyaire Davis (18) of Wilmington. It was determined that the Jeep he was driving was also stolen.
Officers then took Davis into custody without incident. While searching the stolen vehicles officers located a loaded Glock 22 handgun, 61.56 grams of marijuana, and a digital scale. Davis was also found to be in possession of key fobs for both stolen vehicles. Davis was transported to New Castle County Police Headquarters.
Zyaire Davis was charged with one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, one felony count of possession/purchase/own firearm/destructive weapon within ten years of a prior conviction, one felony count of possession of a semi-auto weapon by a person prohibited and controlled substance, one felony count of carrying a concealed deadly weapon, one felony count of manufacture/deliver/possession with intent to deliver a counterfeit controlled substance, two felony counts of receiving stolen property where the value is over $1,500.00, one misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana other than personal use quantity, and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Davis was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to Howard R Young Correctional Institution on $47,100.00 cash bail.