Man charged with possession of armor-piercing bullets after West Garfield Park traffic stop

Antonio Cummings, of Chatham, was found with a magazine holding armor-piercing rifle rounds and body armor with a Chicago Police Department star on it, police said.

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Antonio Cummings, of Chatham, was taken into custody Feb. 23, 2020, after allegedly being found with armor-piercing rifle rounds in his vehicle.

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A 25-year-old man is facing felony charges after he was allegedly caught with armor-piercing bullets Sunday in West Garfield Park on the West Side.

Antonio Cummings, of Chatham, faces a felony charge of possessing armor-piercing bullets, Chicago police said.

Just after midnight Sunday, officers pulled over Cummings’ vehicle in the 400 block of South Keeler Avenue and saw a magazine with the rifle rounds, along with body armor that had a Chicago Police Department star on it, police said.

He is due in bond court Monday.

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