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Posted on: October 9, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 10/9/23 Aggravated UUW/Poss. of a Stolen Firearm

(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, October 8, 2023, at approximately 3:51 a.m. Peoria Police observed a wanted subject enter a vehicle at a business in the 200 block of N. MacArthur and drive away.
During the course of this investigation, officers observed the male subject identified as 25-year-old Javion A. Younger drive to another business in the 600 block of W. Main Street.
Officers approached the vehicle and observed a semi-automatic handgun with an extended magazine inside. The handgun was reported stolen.
Younger was arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Firearm, No FOID, Battery on an unrelated incident and an active warrant.
Younger 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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