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Posted on: January 11, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Possession of a Weapon by a Felon Arrest

(PEORIA, IL) Members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID) conducted an investigation into the unlawful distribution of a controlled substance by a subject in the 1600 block of S. Westmoreland.
On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at approximately 5:36 p.m., SID officers along with PPD’s Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) executed a search warrant on the residence.
Once officers were inside the residence, they located four individuals who were immediately detained without incident.
During a search of the residence, officers located and seized methamphetamine, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, drug equipment, drug packaging, a handgun, and currency.
Officers arrested 33-year-old Tavier L. Williams for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine/ Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver, Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance/Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver, and Armed Violence.
Police also arrested 31-year-old Aaron J. President for outstanding warrants.
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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