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Posted on: September 26, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 9/26/23 UUW/Aggravated Discharge/Flee Elude

(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at approximately 2:12 a.m. Peoria Police responded to a call regarding a U-Haul driving through yards and shots being fired from the vehicle in the 2400 block of Camille.
A short time later, officers located the U-Haul heading eastbound on Glen and attempted to stop the vehicle, but it fled at a high rate of speed.
Officers observed the vehicle crash into a fence in the 200 block of Armstrong.
The driver identified as 38-year-old Kenneth S. Threatt exited the vehicle and fled on foot. After a brief foot chase, Threatt was apprehended and placed into custody without further incident.
Threatt was subsequently arrested for Criminal Damage to Property (2 counts), Resisting Police, Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding, Obstructing Justice, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, various traffic offenses, Burglary (2 Counts), Felony Theft (6 Counts), 
Misdemeanor Theft (3 Counts), Felony Retail Theft, and an active warrant.
Threatt 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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