Multi-County Narcotics Enforcement Group (PMEG) announced that on March 4, 2019, at approximately 0630 hours, the PMEG Unit, along with Illinois State Police SWAT served a search warrant at a residence in the 2200 block of University Avenue in the City of Peoria. Agents seized two handguns and ammunition from inside the residence. Both firearms had the serial numbers removed.
One suspect, Deray N. Jones, M/B, DOB: 7/7/1980, was arrests and transported to the Peoria County Jail. Jones was initially charged with two counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and two counts of Possession of a Defaced Firearm.
Questions should be directed to Director Dave Briggs, (309) 208-2737.