CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was caught with armor-piercing bullets and body armor early Sunday on the city’s West Side, and he was suspected of impersonating a police officer.
Antonio Cummings, 25, of the 8000 block of South Calumet Avenue, was pulled over while driving in the 400 block of South Keeler Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.
Police found he was carrying a magazine containing armor-piercing rifle rounds and body armor with an insignia depicting a Chicago Police Department star, police said.
Cummings was arrested without further incident, police said.
He was due in Central Bond Court (Br. 1) on Monday.
Police said a second person of interest was also apprehended. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted photos of the firearms and armor-piercing bullets that were confiscated.
Today, gang enforcement units and @ChicagoCAPS11 officers apprehended two people of interest in connection with a gun possession & police impersonation investigation. Among the items seized by officers from the arestees were armor-piercing bullets. Investigation continues pic.twitter.com/k0dHgG5yQr
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) February 23, 2020