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Posted on: November 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 11/2/23 Aggravated UUW with No FOID

(PEORIA, IL) Thursday, November 2, 2023, at approximately 1:47 a.m. Peoria Police responded to a residence in the 1100 block of W. McClure on a 911 call. The caller indicated that someone was armed with a gun.
When officers arrived at the above location, they made contact with several individuals inside the residence. Officers conducted a search of the residence and located five handguns inside. Two of the handguns were reported stolen.
20-year-old Ambresha A. Campbell and 25-year-old Tyrese N. Thomas was taken into custody without incident.
Campbell was subsequently arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, and Possession of a Firearm without a Valid FOID Card.
Thomas was subsequently arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm without a Valid FOID Card, and Domestic Battery.
Both subjects 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.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **

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