(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, May 21, 2023, at approximately 12:30 a.m. Peoria Police were conducting a security check in the parking lot of a business in the 400 block of SW Jefferson.
check, officers observed a semi-automatic handgun inside a parked vehicle two adult males just walked away from.
Officers observed one of the subjects walk back to the vehicle and open it with a key fob. Police approached the male subject identified as 33-year-old Terrance Burnside and detained him while officers seized the loaded firearm from inside the vehicle.
Burnside was subsequently arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and No FOID Card.
He was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
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