Unlawful Use Of A Weapon

Jeffery Williams (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Felon Charged After Girlfriend’s Son Shot By Another Boy Playing With Gun

Bail was set at $350,000 for a Chicago man who left a gun on top of a refrigerator at his girlfriend’s North Lawndale home, where an unsupervised boy found it and accidentally shot another boy.

04/13/2015

Micquelyn Biles (Credit: Chicago Police)

Mom Charged After 8-Year-Old Boy Shot While Playing With Gun

A 31-year-old woman with a felony conviction on her record has been charged with child endangerment, after her 8-year-old son was accidentally shot while he and another child played with her boyfriend’s gun.

04/09/2015

(Clockwise from top left) Javier Montes, Pablo Calix, Jose Villegas, and Eduardo Solis-Marcelo are charged in a home invasion in Waukegan. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Four Charged After Waukegan Home Invasion, Manhunt

Jose L. Villegas, 28, and Pablo F. Calix, 19, and Waukegan residents Javier Montes, 21 and Eduardo Solis-Marcelo, 26, each faces counts of home invasion, residential burglary, and unlawful use of a weapon by a street gang member.

02/19/2015

Carlos Luna (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Shooting Woman In Pilsen

Carlos Luna, 18, faces felony counts of reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon for the shooting that happened about 8 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Leavitt Street, police said.

02/18/2015

Neven Woods (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Shot By Cops Charged With Pointing Gun At Police

A felon is facing several new charges after he allegedly pointed his weapon at a Chicago Police officer and was shot Saturday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.

07/09/2014

Mark Fedder (Supplied Photo)

Charges Dropped Against Man Who Brought Gun To PGA Tournament

Mark Fedder’s defense attorney provided evidence, including a letter from the district attorney in St. Joseph County, Ind. and verification from the Mishawaka Police Department, that Fedder left the department on good terms and had a federal permit to carry a gun in areas that most civilians cannot.

06/10/2014

Elijah Williams (Credit: Chicago Police)

Englewood Man Charged With Shooting At Police

Elijah Williams, 20, was charged late Thursday with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault/discharge of a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon.

06/06/2014

Former Alderman Sharon Dixon. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Gun Charges Dropped Against Former Ald. Sharon Dixon

Last year, a Cook County judge ruled that Dixon was unfit to stand trial on charges alleging she approached Chicago Police officers outside the 10th district with a loaded gun in the spring of 2013.

05/28/2014

Nahshon Shelton (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Angry Over Tax On Soda Pulls Out Submachine Gun

Nahshon Shelton didn’t want to pay the 22-cent tax on his $1.79 two-liter of Pepsi on Saturday afternoon, so he allegedly pulled a blue-steel Intratec .22-caliber submachine gun inside the convenience store where they tried to make him pay it — and he threatened to kill everyone there.

04/14/2014

Byron White (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged After Cops Shoot 2 Dogs, Seize Pills And Guns

A South Side man has been charged with a litany of felonies after a search of his Calumet Heights neighborhood home Monday night yielded illegal firearms, pills, and cash.

02/26/2014

Jason Juarez (Credit; Cook County Sheriff)

Convicted Felon Arrested After Assault Rifles, Guns Found At Home

Jason E. Juarez, 24, of the 8800 block of South May Street, is charged with six counts of felony unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

02/26/2014

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Teen Charged With Attempted Murder In Waukegan

Officers were called early Monday to the 1700 block of Hickory Street, where four people had gotten into a fight during a party, and a teenage boy had fired multiple shots at a man.

02/21/2014

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Teens Charged After Fights At Crete-Monee High School

After reviewing video recordings of a series of fights Monday at Crete-Monee High School, police will seek charges of aggravated battery against a 15-year-old male student who allegedly kicked a teacher.

02/07/2014

Charles Lemle was shot by Chicago police after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers early on New Year's Day 2014. He has been charged with four felonies. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Pointing Gun At Cops On New Year’s

A man shot by a Chicago Police officer after allegedly raising a gun toward officers early Wednesday — the city’s first reporting shooting of 2014 — has been charged with aggravated assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

01/02/2014

Emmanuel Williams (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Faces Felony Charges After Cops Seize Machine Gun, Drugs

Police found a submachine gun, a revolver, 156 bags of heroin, and 260 bags of heroin, during a search of a Gage Park apartment, after catching a man selling drugs.

11/20/2013

Rayvon Lollis, Ronnie Ramsey, and Sheldon Cobb (left to right) were arrested for trespassing, and unlawful use of a weapon, after they were found with guns while filming a rap video in Englewood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Guns Found During Filming Of Rap Video In Englewood

Officers responded to a report of criminal trespass in the 7400 block of South Eggleston Avenue at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday and found several males in the rear filming a rap video.

08/29/2013

Matthew Olszewski (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

$1M Bond For Man Charged With Seeking Hitman To Kill Family

Matthew Olszewski, 23, allegedly tried to hire a hitman to murder his aunt, uncle and an elderly resident of his west suburban home.

08/09/2013

Jeremy Lydon (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cops Find Guns, Drugs While Arresting Man For Threatening Girlfriend

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

05/13/2013

Janay McFarlane (Credit: Twitter)

Murder Charges Filed In Death Of Teen Whose Sister Attended Obama Gun Violence Speech

Murder charges have been filed against a man in connection with the shooting death of Janay McFarlane, 18, who was gunned down Friday just hours after her sister stood on stage with President Barack Obama as he delivered an address against violence.

02/20/2013

Frank Johnson (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man About To Be Evicted Pulls AK-47 On Landlord

Bond has been set at $50,000 for a South Shore resident who pointed an AK-47 assault rifle at his landlord, who had gone to the man’s apartment Tuesday night to discuss his eviction.

01/09/2013

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