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Smyrna Police Arrest Wanted Man Who Had Loaded Handgun

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Marquis Lewis (Photo: Smyrna Police Department) Marquis Lewis (Photo: Smyrna Police Department)

SMYRNA, De.- Smyrna Police say they recently arrested a man who had been wanted by the Middletown Police Department and Kent County Court of Common Pleas.

On Wednesday at 10:15 am, Smyrna Police stopped a car for traffic violations.  Police say they detected the smell of marijuana in the car being driven by 23 year old Marquis Lewis of Townsend.  Police say Lewis and an adult passenger were detained while the searched the car, which turned up a loaded 9mm handgun in a bag behind the passenger seat and a small bag of marijuana belonging to the passenger.

Police say they arrested Lewis and he was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon, driving while suspended, and possession of a suspended license.

In addition to those charged, Smyrna Police say Lewis was wanted by Middletown Police for driving on a suspended license, criminal mischief under $1,500, and disorderly conduct.  He was also wanted on capias by Kent County Court of Common Pleas.

Lewis was arraigned and issued $3,250 of unsecured bond, and was released pending a future court date.  His passenger was given a civil citation for marijuiana possession.

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