6/27 – 3:45 a.m. – A Millstadt Officer observed a vehicle commit a moving violation, and stopped the vehicle at Route 163 & Mine Haul Road. Upon an investigation, a search of the vehicle was conducted. A firearm and a controlled substance were located in the vehicle.
Upon submitting the report to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office the following charges were issued:
Patrick D. Johnson, 44 of East St. Louis was charged with the following: Count 1: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon (9mm pistol); a Class 2 Criminal Felony, Category A Offense. Count 2: Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine); A Class 4 Criminal Felony, Category B Offense.
Bond was set at $100,000.