Newark man arrested with gun at scene of accident by Delaware State Police

Publication date: Sunday 17th October 2021

Newark, Delaware – The Delaware State Police arrested a Newark man who illegally owned a gun after he was involved in an accident.

The incident began around 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021 when Jessie Jamison, 25, from Newark, Delaware, was involved in a single vehicle collision when the 2015 Infinity Q50 he was operating on Christiana Road (SR273) went off the road and hit a power pole in the Brownleaf Road area. When the soldiers arrived at the scene, they were informed that Jamison may have a gun that was hidden with him.

When police officers came into contact with Jamison, who was being treated in an ambulance, he stated that he had a gun in his jacket pocket. Soldiers found the 9mm pistol with a fully loaded clip along with another fully loaded clip in another pocket of Jamison’s sweatshirt. A computer investigation found that he was banned from buying or owning firearms and ammunition due to a robbery conviction in 2017.

Jessie Jamison was transported back to the company where he was charged with:

  • Prohibited person possession of a firearm or ammunition – 2 counts
  • Carrying a hidden deadly weapon
  • No insurance owned
  • Operation of an unauthorized motor vehicle
  • Fictitious or canceled registration
  • Failure to drive at the appropriate speed for the conditions

Jamison was charged with JP11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution with a cash loan of $ 15,004.00.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Published: 101 721 1715


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