(PEORIA, IL) Thursday, July 20, 2023, at approximately 1:38 a.m. Peoria Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that did not have a front registration plate displayed.
As officers approached the vehicle they made contact with the driver, identified as 18-year-old Cesse K. Cain. Officers learned that Cain was driving on a suspended license and obtained probable cause to search the vehicle.
While conducting the search, police located a Glock 9mm handgun with an extended magazine inside the vehicle. The firearm was found to be stolen.
Cain was arrested for Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Under 21, Possession of a Firearm without a Valid FOID Card, and Driving on a Suspended License.
He was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
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