Police find illegal firearm, large quantity of meth after man’s arrest

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The Moline Police Department thanked the Community Policing Unit for getting “one less illegal gun” off the street after the arrest of a man with outstanding warrants.

Charles W. Burkett, 41 was arrested Wednesday night. During the investigation, a large quantity of methamphetamine and a firearm were located.

Burkett is in custody at the Rock Island County Jail for possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and felon in possession of a firearm, as well as unrelated warrants.

Burkett’s bond was set at $150,000.

If you have information regarding weapons or drugs, call Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at 309-762-9500 or the Moline Police Department at 309-797-0401.

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