PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD)– Peoria Police were involved in a vehicle chase late Thursday night.
According to a Peoria Police Department press release, the Special Investigations Division (SID) attempted to pull over a vehicle on Lincoln and Jefferson for a traffic violation.
The vehicle fled and drove into a parked car near the 1000 block of W George. The driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot.
Officers apprehended 25-year-old Deandre Deal after a brief foot chase.
A firearm was found near the driver’s seat.
Deal has been arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, no FOID, resisting police, obstructing justice, and multiple traffic offenses.
Deal has been transported to Peoria County Jail.