3 juveniles, 1 adult arrested after SUV hits parked vehicle

Peoria Police
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Published: Dec. 7, 2022 at 2:41 PM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - 1 adult and three other juveniles were arrested when Peoria Police say the SUV they were in hit a parked vehicle Tuesday.

Police say Lerone C. Allen, 19, was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident, not wearing his seatbelt and not having insurance.

2 15-year-olds and a 14-year-old were also arrested.

The 14-year-old and one of the 15-year-olds were arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, not having a FOID card and possession of a handgun under 21.

The other 15-year-old was arrested for possession of a weapon by a felon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, not having a FOID card, possession of a handgun under 21 and aggravated discharge.

Police say they observed an SUV at around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday hitting a parked vehicle and continue driving in the 300 block of West Hanssler.

Officers stopped the vehicle at the intersection of North and Corrington.

One of the 15-year-olds was wanted by police in connection with an unrelated incident. When he exited and was placed into handcuffs, officers recovered a loaded pistol with an extended magazine, and proceeded to find another magazine.

Police also say a ghost gun with an extended magazine was found inside the SUV.

Allen was transported to the Peoria County Jail.

All three juveniles were transported to the juvenile detention center.

Anyone with information pertinent to this investigation is asked to contact police at 309-673-4521 or anonymously to tip411 or CrimeStoppers at 309-673-9000.