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Posted on: March 17, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 3/17/23 Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon

(PEORIA, IL) Friday, March 17, 2023, at approximately 12:07 a.m. Peoria Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle committing multiple traffic violations in the 700 block of E. McClure.
During the traffic stop, officers found probable cause to search the vehicle. 
While searching the vehicle officers located a loaded handgun inside. 
The driver, identified as 27-year-old Adria O. Williams was detained and subsequently arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Traffic Violations and an Active Warrant.
Williams was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **

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