Guns, drugs found in court-ordered search

Guns, drugs found in court-ordered search

URBANA — A man was arrested in Urbana Tuesday on a number of weapons and drug offenses.

Urbana police Sgt. Dan Morgan said his department’s street crimes unit had obtained a search warrant for an apartment in the 1000 block of Kerr Avenue, where Kenon Finley, 22, was believed to be living.

Finley and a woman were home when officers searched about 1:30 p.m. He was arrested; she was not.

Morgan said officers found a loaded sawed-off 12-gauge pump shotgun, 12-gauge ammunition, $800 cash, several rounds of .40-caliber ammunition, a loaded .40-caliber Glock handgun that had been recently reported as stolen from Champaign, an extended magazine for .40-caliber ammunition, about two ounces of cannabis, packaging materials, and scales.

Police said Finley had been the subject of an ongoing investigation. He was arrested on preliminary felony charges of armed violence, possession of a stolen firearm and cannabis, and unlawful use of weapons.

He was expected to be formally charged Wednesday afternoon.


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airrecon wrote on July 09, 2014 at 10:07 am

That's a lot of stuff to plea-bargain away.  Be interesting to see what happens with him. Was his FOID card up-to-date?

billbtri5 wrote on July 09, 2014 at 5:07 pm

sawed off shot gun used to be a big time Federal crime...airrecon, good point,   check out 430 ILCS 65/14 (c)...