2 arrested on weapons charges


On Monday afternoon, the Bloomington Police Department's Street Crimes Unit arrested Daejon Johnson, 19, of Bloomington and a 16 year old Bloomington male, without incident, from a traffic stop near the intersection of Clinton St. and Walnut St.

As a result of the traffic stop, two loaded pistols and cannabis were seized.


Johnson was arrested for: Aggravated UUW / Vehicle / Previous Conviction Unlawful Use of Weapon (UUW) / Felon / Parole Unlawful Use of Weapon / Felon / Prior Firearm Offense Aggravated UUW / Loaded Firearm / FOID Invalid/ Not Eligible Manufacture / Delivery Cannabis 10-30 grams Possession of Cannabis 30-100 grams Bond was requested for $250,000 - 10% to apply.


The 16 year old was arrested for: -Armed Violence (Category 1) -Manufacture / Delivery of cannabis 10-30 grams -Possession of a firearm by a felon -No Valid DL


No other information will be released about the juvenile. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call McLean County Crime Stoppers at (309) 828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s) you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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