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.
Thursday weather looks damp and stormy. It will be mild and muggy to start with spotty showers early followed by afternoon and evening storms. Highs in the upper 70s with winds out of the SW 5-10 mph. Some of the storms will produce locally heavy rain and gusty winds.
This system is from the same cold front that caused the midwest tornadoes. It will also usher in cooler air for the holiday weekend.