Convicted Felon Sentenced To 48 Months In Federal Prison Firearm Charges

David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced that Raymere Broomer, age 30, a convicted felon from Wilmington was sentenced yesterday to 48 months in prison for two counts of felon in possession of a firearm. U.S. District Richard G. Andrews pronounced the sentence.

According to court documents, on January 12, 2022, during the execution of a search warrant, Wilmington Police Department recovered a loaded handgun on Broomer’s person and a loaded rifle and fentanyl within Broomer’s Wilmington apartment.

U.S. Attorney Weiss stated, “Drugs and guns are a dangerous cocktail, which represents a danger to our community. My office and our law enforcement partners strive to identify and prosecute those contributing to illegal gun possession and violence in our community. This sentence serves as a warning to those who unlawfully possess firearms.”

“This is another great example of the dedication of our police officers, who work each day to help make our City safer and hold gun offenders accountable,” said Wilmington Police Chief Wilfredo Campos. “I appreciate the support of the ATF and the United States Attorney’s Office in our efforts to send a clear message that illegal firearm possession will not be tolerated in our community.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin P. Pierce prosecuted the case, which was investigated by the Wilmington Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

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