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Trio arrested on gun charges after Joliet traffic stop

Deputies found Quentin Weekley’s loaded .45-caliber handgun with the identifying numbers scratched off, authorities said.

Three men were arrested on felony charges Aug. 4, 2019, after several loaded guns were found in a vehicle during a Joliet traffic stop.
Three men were arrested on felony charges Aug. 4, 2019, after several loaded guns were found in a vehicle during a Joliet traffic stop. In this 2007 file photo, a man holds a Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol.
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Three men are facing felony gun charges after a traffic stop Sunday in southwest suburban Joliet.

About 1 a.m., Joliet police notified Will County sheriff’s deputies about reports of shots fired in the area near Florence Avenue, according to the sheriff’s office. Dispatchers gave the deputies a description of a vehicle involved in the shooting.

Deputies spotted a vehicle matching the description a short time later near Second and Baker avenues, according to the sheriff’s office. They stopped it and spoke with the men inside.

The driver, 21-year-old Quentin Weekley, told police he had a gun inside the vehicle with a valid FOID card, authorities said. Deputies confirmed the FOID card, but found his loaded .45-caliber handgun with its serial number scratched off.

Quentin Weekley, 21, was arrested on felony gun charges in Joliet on Aug. 4, 2019.
Quentin Weekley, 21, was arrested on felony gun charges in Joliet on Aug. 4, 2019.
Will County sheriff’s office

A partially loaded .40-caliber handgun was discovered on the back seat near 22-year-old Jeri Kinney, according to the sheriff’s office. A fully loaded third weapon was also found on the back seat near Alvin Loggins, 21.

Weekly was arrested and charged with unlawful use of a firearm and defacing identifying marks on a weapon, the sheriff’s office said.

Kinney and Loggins were each charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon without a FOID card, unlawful use of a weapon without a FOID card and unlawful possession of a firearm/ammunition, according to the sheriff’s office.

Weekley’s bail was set at $2,000, the sheriff’s office said. Kinney’s bail was set at $25,000 and Loggins’ bail was set at $15,000.

Jeri Kinney, 22, and Alvin Loggins, 21, were arrested on felony gun charges in Joliet on August 4, 2019.
Jeri Kinney, 22, and Alvin Loggins, 21, were arrested on felony gun charges in Joliet on August 4, 2019.
Will County sheriff’s office

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