Unlawful Possession of Firearm by a Felon – Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance

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.

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