Man arrested on weapons offenses after fleeing police

Peoria Police
Peoria Police(25News Now)
Published: Nov. 7, 2023 at 12:17 PM CST
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PEORIA (25News Now) - A man was arrested after being reportedly armed with a handgun and fleeing police.

Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth says Javon Wilson, 24, was identified as a man armed with a handgun among several other men loitering in the parking lot of a business.

Wilson was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card and resisting police.

He was transported to the Peoria County Jail.

Roth says officers were called at around 3:22 p.m. Monday to the 2400 block of North Sheridan.