Wanted man arrested on weapons-related charges, warrant

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Published: Mar. 29, 2023 at 3:42 PM CDT
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PEORIA (25News Now) - Peoria Police have arrested a man wanted on numerous weapons-related charges and an active warrant after being located with the help of a license plate reader.

Spokesperson Semone Roth says Dwayne D. Daye was arrested after a brief foot chase.

Officers found a loaded handgun with an extended magazine on his person during a search.

He was arrested for armed violence, aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated domestic battery, possession of a weapon by a felon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, no FOID, resisting police and an Illinois Department of Corrections warrant.

Officers located Daye’s vehicle at around 3:22 p.m. Tuesday with the help of a license plate camera.

He was observed exiting the vehicle in the 900 block of Howett.

He fled on foot when officers approached.