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Posted on: January 20, 2023


Aggravated UUW/No FOID
PPD Incident #23-1189
(PEORIA, IL) Friday, January 20, 2023, at approximately 2:14 a.m. Peoria Police conducted a traffic stop at Newman and Mission. 
As officers approached the vehicle, they observed a handgun located near the driver.
The firearm was loaded and reported stolen. (22-22453) Three occupants were removed from the vehicle and detained without incident.
The driver identified as 39-year-old Jason R. Vance was subsequently arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of a Firearm without a Valid FOID Card, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a 
Weapon, Driving on a Suspended License and two warrants on file.
Vance 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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