A Seaford man was arrested after police say he falsified paperwork to illegally purchase a gun he was prohibited from possessing in the first place.
According to Delaware State Police, the incident occurred around 4 p.m., Saturday, November 6, when troopers responded to a residence in the 27000 block of Hollyhock Lane in Seaford, for reports of a domestic disturbance.
During the investigation, police say 43-year-old Urundi Harris indicated he had recently purchased a firearm.
Police discovered Harris was prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or owning a firearm. With the assistance of the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Task Force (ATF), and State Bureau of Identification (SBI), police say it was learned that he falsified paperwork when purchasing the weapon.
The investigation concluded on December 8, according to police, at which point Harris was taken into custody at a home in Seaford.
A search warrant of the home was executed and the illegally purchased handgun was recovered along with five magazines and ammunition.
Harris was transported to Troop 5, where he was charged with Intentionally Makes False Oral or Written Statements Intended or Likely to Deceive the Licensee in Purchase of a Firearm (Felony). He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on his own recognizance.