Bridgeville man arrested on several weapons charges

ELLENDALE, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a Bridgeville man Tuesday night on multiple charges.

At around 10 p.m., members of the Sussex Governor’s Task Force and the Sussex Drug Unit saw 20-year-old Jordan Young in a Cadillac Escalade that entered the Royal Farms parking lot in Ellendale. Young was known to be wanted out of Troop 4 on several active felony warrants, as well as several capiases and violation of probation.

Police made contact with Young, quickly discovered that he had a loaded semi-automatic handgun concealed in his pants pocket. A subsequent computer check revealed that Young is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition.

Young was charged with possession of a firearm by person prohibited, possession of ammunition by person prohibited, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon, and is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $153,792 cash only bond.

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