Wilmington Police arrested a man on gun and drug charges earlier this month.
Officials said on June 14 at approximately 6:42 p.m., members of the Street Crimes Unit were in the 2300 block of North Tatnall Street. They attempted to make contact with 19-year-old Michael Braxton, who fled from officers. Braxton was quickly taken into custody and police recovered a loaded .40 caliber handgun and 4.4 grams of cocaine, according to police.
Braxton was charged with the following offenses:
Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
Possession of a Firearm while also in Possession of a Controlled Substance
Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was released on $35,600 unsecured bail.