Four Arrested in Kankakee County on Multiple Weapons Charges
February 9, 2024 – Kankakee, IL – Yesterday morning, Agents from the Illinois Department of Corrections Parole Division, KAMEG, Kankakee City Police P.O.P unit, and the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office, conducted Parole compliance checks on four subjects at three different locations within Kankakee County. Three adults and one juvenile were taken into custody on numerous gun charges after compliance checks were done at their residences.
Arrested was Sergio Sandoval, 23-year-old male of Kankakee, for Possession of a Firearm by a Gang Member and Aggravated Unlawful use of a Weapon. He was taken to the Jerome Combs Detention Center after a loaded AR-Pistol and handgun ammunition were located in his residence.
A second residence check resulted in the arrest of Lamir Harris, a 19-year-old male from Kankakee, Harris was arrested for Felon in possession of a firearm, Possession of a Firearm by a Gang Member and Aggravated Unlawful use of a Weapon. He was taken to the Jerome Combs Detention Center after a loaded Glock handgun with extended magazine was located in his residence. A juvenile that was also on parole was also taken into custody at this location.
A third location in Bourbonnais was checked and Lovell Adams, a 28-year-old male, was arrested for three counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm by a Gang Member, Aggravated Unlawful use of a Weapon and one count of Possession of a Stolen Firearm. He was taken to the Jerome Combs Detention Center after three loaded handguns were located inside the residence, one of them being stolen.
“Unfortunately, the Illinois Department of Corrections and the Parole board continue to release inmates early with no regard for the safety of communities all over the State of Illinois,” stated Kankakee County Sheriff Mike Downey. “The State of Illinois’ policies of emptying our prisons and jails adds to the continued violence happening in our communities” Downey added.