Police in Wilmington say a tip from a concerned citizen helped lead to the arrest of an armed drug dealer Saturday.
Police say the concerned citizen called police after spotting an alleged drug transaction near an alley on the 800 block of W. 6th Street in the afternoon.
An officer of the Wilmington Police Department responded to the area and saw the suspect who was described by the citizen.
Police say the suspect, Dashawn Broomer, was taken into custody.
Police say a search of the area turned up a handgun, a box of ammunition and a bag of more than 100 grams of marijuana.
Not the prettiest Friday, but we're ready for a great weekend. Expect scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. After an early high in the upper sixties, temperatures fall & winds pick up out of the chillier northwest. Right now the Memorial Day Weekend looks sunny and cool with highs in the low to mid 60s on Saturday, in the 70s Sunday & Monday. Cooler temps at the shore.