Gun seized, man arrested after Wilmington traffic stop

Tory Jenkins
Tory Jenkins (Photo: Wilmington PD)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (2/4/2015) A handgun was seized and a man arrested after officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation, city police said Tuesday.

The incident happened about midnight Saturday at Fourth and Jackson streets.

After stopping the vehicle, officers learned a rear-seat passenger had an active warrant. They ordered him from the vehicle and saw a long handgun magazine protruding from the waistband of Tory Jenkins, 21, of Wilmington, police said.

The gun was a Glock .40 caliber with eight rounds of ammunition in an extended magazine that could hold 22 rounds, police said.

Jenkins was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and carrying a concealed deadly weapon. He was being held at Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $20,000 cash bail.

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Gun seized in Wilmington, Delaware
Wilmington police said they seized this gun after a traffic stop at Fourth and Jackson streets. (Photo: Wilmington PD)