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Posted on: November 16, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 11-16-23 Aggravated UUW, DWLS

(PEORIA, IL) Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at approximately 3:54 p.m. members of the Peoria Police Department’s Neighborhood Services Unit (NSU) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 900 block of N. Bourland.
When officers approached the vehicle, they made contact with the driver identified as 53-year-old Price L. Russell. 
During the stop, officers learned that Russell had a suspended Illinois Driver’s License. 
Russell was detained as officers conducted a check of the vehicle.
During the search officers located a handgun and stun gun inside.
Russell was arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, No Valid FOID, and several traffic offenses.
Russell 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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