Handgun discovered in Traffic Stop

   Arrested Person(s)/Suspect Description: Roosevelt C. Washington; M/B; 31 YOA Charges: Possession of a Firearm by a Felon Traffic citations: Operating while suspended, failure to fasten seatbelt, operating motor vehicle without proof of insurance, and display an unauthorized registration. Details of Incident: Officer Weaver and Officer Hoffman were on routine patrol following a white Mercury Sable.  Officers were able to see the driver was clearly not wearing a safety belt.  While following the vehicle a query of IL DOT records showed the plate should be on a white Chrysler.  The vehicle was eventually stopped and contact made with the driver. … Continue reading Handgun discovered in Traffic Stop