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Three Separate Incidents Yield Loaded Handgun; Two Arrested in Plainfield

By rlsmetro on

Two people were taken into custody after police investigations had officers confiscate weapons in Plainfield.

According to authorities, on April 15th, at approximately 2:30 am, Plainfield Police officers engaged a group of individuals within the 100 block of New St.

Police said after the group dispersed, an officer located a loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun hidden in the area. There were no charges filed.

On April 15th, Narcotics Detectives were on patrol in the area of Willever Street and Leslie Avenue around 10 pm.

While on patrol, officers attempted to investigate a suspicious person subsequently identified as **Kashief Bardon, age 29. **

Police said Bardon fled the area on foot and threw a handgun that he was in possession of while running away.

After a brief foot pursuit, officers arrested Bardon in the 1600 block of West 3rd Street. Officers found a loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun. Police said Bardon was arrested and charged accordingly.

The final incident occurred on April 15th, at approximately 11:45 pm, where Narcotics Detectives and Patrol Units responded to the area of the 400 block of New Street on a report of a male in possession of a handgun.

Upon arrival, they located some celebration in the New Street parking lot of Liberty Village authorities said.

Further investigation revealed** Raykeem McNeil, age 21,** was found to be in possession of a loaded .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun.

McNeil was arrested and charged accordingly.