(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, June 18, 2023, at approximately 7:46 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 900 block of W. MacTavish regarding a Vehicle Hijacking.
When officers arrived, they located the victim, who told police the suspect approached him, threatened him, and stole his vehicle. The victim was not injured.
During the course of the investigation, officers located the stolen vehicle in the 500 block of E. Virginia. As the suspect, identified as 31-year-old Dominick D. Clark was exiting the vehicle officers began approaching. Clark immediately fled on foot and ran into a nearby residence. Officers followed, and detained Clark without incident. A female identified as 30-year-old Titrasha Lee was also inside the stolen vehicle.
Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and located a stolen handgun inside.
Clark was subsequently arrested for Vehicular Hijacking, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Possession of a Firearm without a Valid FOID Card.
Lee was arrested for Obstructing an Officer.
Both Clark and Lee were 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.
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