Lewes, DE- Delaware State Police arrested a Wilmington man on weapon and felony DUI prices early Friday morning following a street rage incident in Lewes.
On July 30, 2021, at roughly 2:31 a.m., troopers had been dispatched to the parking zone of House Depot situated at 17832 Coastal Freeway, Lewes, for a street rage incident. A 31-year-old male known as 911 after he was adopted in his automobile on Coastal Freeway by an aggressive driver who then adopted him into the House Depot parking zone. As soon as within the parking zone, the aggressive driver, later recognized as John Gillen, 56, of Wilmington, threw a lock on the male’s automobile and commenced screaming at him. When troopers arrived on scene and contacted John, a robust odor of alcohol was detected, and a DUI investigation ensued. John was taken into custody, and a listing search of his automobile was performed after he was detained incident to a DUI arrest. Situated contained in the automotive had been the next gadgets:
- 1- Makeshift shank roughly 11 inches lengthy
- 1- Ozark Path hatchet roughly 14 inches lengthy
A pc search performed revealed John is an individual prohibited from proudly owning a lethal weapon and has two prior DUI convictions. He was taken into custody with out incident and transported to Troop 7, the place he was charged with the next crimes:
- Possession of a Lethal Weapon Throughout the Fee of a Felony (Felony)
- Possession of a Lethal Weapon by a Individual Prohibited (Felony)
- third Offense Driving Beneath the Affect
- Disorderly Conduct
- Following a Motor Automobile Too Carefully
John was arraigned within the magistrate Court docket #3 and dedicated to Sussex Correctional Establishment on a $65,150.00 money bond.
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Introduced by Public Info Officer, Grasp Corporal Heather Pepper
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