Man charged after gun found in SUV he used to elude cops in Lake View

SHARE Man charged after gun found in SUV he used to elude cops in Lake View
screen_shot_2018_05_29_at_5_34_35_pm_e1527633319386.png

Google

A man is facing multiple felony charges after a gun was found in the SUV he was driving early Friday when he fled from officers and crashed into two parked cars in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side.

Luis Rodriguez, 23, of the Irving Park neighborhood, was charged with felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, possession of between 15 and 100 grams of cocaine and manufacture or delivery of 10 to 30 grams of cannabis, according to Chicago Police. He was also cited for multiple traffic violations.

Luis Rodriguez | Chicago Police

Luis Rodriguez | Chicago Police

About 3:10 a.m., officers tried to pull over Rodriguez as he drove a red Jeep in the 1100 block of West Roscoe that matched the description of a vehicle used in multiple armed robberies in the area, police said.

Rodriguez then drove away and crashed into two parked cars, police said. After the crash, he ran off and was later arrested.

A weapon was found on the floor of the Jeep, police said.

The investigation into the armed robberies is ongoing, police said. Rodriguez has not been linked to them.

The Latest
“I need to get back to being myself,” the starting pitcher told the Sun-Times, “using my full arsenal and mixing it in and out.”
Bellinger left Tuesday’s game early after crashing into the outfield wall at Wrigley Field.
White Sox hit two homers but Crochet allows five runs in 6-3 loss.
Reese’s jersey sold out on the online WNBA store within days of her being drafted by the Sky with the No. 7 overall pick.