Man arrested on gun & drug charges


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — A man was arrested Monday night after officers found drugs and guns inside his vehicle.

In a news release, Deputy Chief Joshua Stuenkel said members of the department’s Street Crimes unit conducted a traffic stop around 8 p.m. near 19th and Clay streets. When officers went to talk to the driver, they could smell marijuana in the vehicle.

Police searched the driver, 25-year-old Drevonte Robinson, and his vehicle. They found a Glock 9mm pistol, 15 grams of Percocet and around $8,000 in cash.

Stuenkel said Robinson was arrested for armed violence, manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance as well as aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

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