York City man faces firearms charges after arrest

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

An 18-year-old York City man faces firearms charges after encountering officers from York City Police’s Juvenile Enforcement Unit on Monday. 

Deiondre Jabari Nunes was arraigned on charges of carrying a firearm with the manufacturer’s number altered, a second-degree felony; and carrying a firearm without a license, a third-degree felony. Nunes also was charged with evading arrest on foot, disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana, all misdemeanors. 

Nunes’ bail of $25,000 was set by Magisterial District Judge Lindy Lane Sweeney. Unable to post bail, Nunes was taken to the York County Prison. 

Deiondre Nunes

According to police, around 3:30 p.m. Juvenile Enforcement Unit officers recognized one of a group of teens they observed around Charles Lane and Howard Avenue as someone who was wanted. 

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In talking with the group, officers said Nunes admitted to having a firearm. The firearm was seized and was found to have an obliterated serial number and Nunes was taken into custody.

Nunes is scheduled to appear before District Judge Thomas Harteis on May 23 for his preliminary hearing.

Among the items confiscated by York City Police from Deiondre Nunes Monday was a gun with the serial number removed.