Police in Wilmington say a tip from a concerned citizen helped lead to the arrest of an armed drug dealer Saturday.
Police say the concerned citizen called police after spotting an alleged drug transaction near an alley on the 800 block of W. 6th Street in the afternoon.
An officer of the Wilmington Police Department responded to the area and saw the suspect who was described by the citizen.
Police say the suspect, Dashawn Broomer, was taken into custody.
Police say a search of the area turned up a handgun, a box of ammunition and a bag of more than 100 grams of marijuana.
Saturday will start off unsettled, especially S&E, but towards the afternoon most of us should remain drier with light scattered showers.
Saturday (79/68): AM Rain, PM Clouds
Weekend, clouds will stick around throughout Saturday and Sunday as wet weather dampens the first weekend in August. Saturday will start off unsettled, especially S&E, but towards the afternoon most of us should remain drier with light scattered showers. There is a better chance for more widespread precipitation Sunday with on and off showers/thunderstorms possible.
Saturday (79/68): AM Rain PM Clouds
Sunday (81/68): Cloudy, Showers & T-Storms