Man arrested on weapons, traffic offenses

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police city of peoria illinois(25 News/Heart of Illinois ABC)
Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 2:53 PM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - Peoria Police say a man was arrested on multiple weapons and traffic offenses after allegedly fleeing from an attempted traffic stop.

Spokesperson Semone Roth says 25-year-old Deandre D. Deal was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, no FOID, resisting police, obstructing justice and multiple traffic offenses.

Thursday at around 10:07 p.m., police attempted to stop a vehicle at Lincoln and Jefferson for a traffic violation.

The driver fled and drove into a parked car in the 1000 block of West George.

Roth says no one was injured.

Deal fled from the vehicle on foot, but was apprehended shortly thereafter.

Roth says a firearm was located near the driver’s seat during a search.

Deal was transported to the Peoria County Jail.