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Posted on: November 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 11/20/23 Possession of a Weapon by a Felon

(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, November 19, 2023, at approximately 6:27 p.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 600 block of S. Western on a report of an adult male brandishing a handgun in a public parking lot.
When officers arrived, they located the male identified as 52-year-old Billy J. Moore still on the scene. As officers attempted to search Moore, he immediately started resisting, attempting to strike the arresting officer.
During the struggle, one officer sustained minor injuries. 
Moore was eventually detained and taken into custody.
Moore was subsequently arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Aggravated Battery, Unlawful Possession of Cannabis, and Resisting Police.
He 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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