Gun, drugs found at DUI checkpoint

October 27, 2008 4:39:58 AM PDT
Police say two Wilmington men were arrested after officers found marijuana and a concealed handgun at a DUI checkpoint in New Castle. Newport Police Chief Michael Capriglione, who heads the New Castle County Checkpoint Strikeforce, says police set up a checkpoint from 9 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday at 141 North and Interstate 95.

Capriglione says the two men charged with possession of a handgun were 25-year-old Lynn Daniels and 23-year-old Maurice Harrisan.

He says they arrested 14 people for driving under the influence, six people for drug possession and cited 44 others for criminal and traffic violations.

Police also arrested four people with outstanding warrants and found one stolen vehicle.

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Information from: The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal, http://www.delawareonline.com

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