Traffic stop leads to arrest for gun offense

Darius Blakely
Darius Blakely(919039361464473 | Bloomington Police Department)
Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 3:54 PM CDT
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BLOOMINGTON (25News Now) - A Normal man was arrested for allegedly possessing a firearm while not being legally able to do so.

The Bloomington Police Department says Darius Blakley, 21, was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon during a traffic stop Saturday, March 11, near the intersection of White Oak Road and Market Street.

According to a release, it was determined Blakley did not have a valid driver’s license and officers found a firearm while doing an inventory of the vehicle.

Police say the firearm belonged to Blakely.

He was arrested without incident.