Cops Find Guns, Drugs While Arresting Man For Threatening Girlfriend

CHICAGO (STMW) — Police arresting a West Side man for threatening his girlfriend with a gun Saturday night discovered assault weapons and drugs at his home.

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 2100 block of South Halsted Street about 9:30 p.m. Saturday where a man was threatening his girlfriend with a gun, according to a release from police News Affairs.

Officers searched the home and found several assault weapons, including a MAC-10 with a silencer, a shotgun, six handguns, an assault rifle, two AK-47 assault rifles, numerous magazines and 90 grams of cannabis, police said.

Jeremy Lydon, 43, was charged with one count of unlawful use of a deadly weapon with a silencer, one count of unlawful use of a weapon, one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of possession of cannabis and one count of no firearm registration certificate, police said.

Bond was set at $75,000 for Lydon Sunday. He is next scheduled to appear in court May 30.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)


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