Man arrested on gun charges after traffic stop

Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 5:59 AM CDT
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A man is waking up in jail after a traffic stop was conducted in Peoria on Sunday.

41-year-old Jimmie James was pulled over around 2 a.m. near the intersection of North Sheridan road and West High Street for an Illinois vehicle code violation.

Officers conducted a search of the car, and that’s when they found a loaded firearm under the passenger seat.

James was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and no valid foid card.

He is currently in the Peoria County Jail.

This story will updated.

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