A driver stranded on Interstate 80 in Henry County early Thursday was charged with several weapons offenses after a firearm was left “in plain view.”
It happened around 6:48 a.m. on eastbound I-80 near milepost 24.
While helping Antwaun K. Harris, an Illinois State Trooper said he noticed a firearm in the vehicle.
Harris, 25, of Chicago, was arrested and charged with being an armed habitual criminal, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm without a FOID card, aggravated unlawful use of weapons and illegal possession of ammunition without a FOID card.
Harris was transported to Henry County Jail, where he awaits a bond hearing.