LAKE FOREST, Ill. (CBS) — Lake County prosecutors were reviewing possible charges against a suburban man arrested Monday for bringing a gun to the BMW Championship golf tournament in Lake Forest.
WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports 48-year-old Mark Fedder, of Westmont, was taken into custody shortly after the gates opened at 7 a.m. Monday at the Conway Farms Golf Club, when he tried to bring a concealed firearm into the club.READ MORE: Chicago Sky Win First WNBA Championship As They Top Phoenix Mercury
Police said a search of Fedder’s car turned up two more guns in the trunk.READ MORE: Jubilant Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA Championship
Prosecutors were considering possible felony charges against Fedder.
Though Illinois recently passed a concealed carry law, it has yet to take effect, and no one has been issued a concealed carry permit. Illinois State Police are still working on certifying instructors for the firearms training people must take to get a permit.MORE NEWS: Amid Another Day Of Water Pressure Woes In Dixmoor, Village President Says Relief Is On The Way
The state must have permit applications available by early January. Once any application is submitted, state police have 90 days to review it, and approve or reject the application.