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Man held on $2mil bond following arrest on weapons transaction

Posted by on Friday, April 19th, 2019 @ 5:12 pm.

Allen Estrada

WILL CO., Ill. – On Sunday, March 24, 2019, Joliet Metropolitan Area Narcotics Squad (JMANS) and agents from the Chicago Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) negotiated the purchase of four (4) semi-automatic handguns and one (1) semi-automatic rifle in Joliet, Illinois.

The weapons were purchased from Allen Estrada, 27, of White Settlement, Texas.

The agents had purchased on a previous occasion, three (3) semi-automatic handguns and three (3) semi-automatic rifles along with ammunition from Estrada. Upon a successful transaction, Estrada was taken into custody. During a search of Estrada, an additional semi-automatic handgun was located along with a 30-round magazine. In all, eight (8) semi-automatic handguns, four (4) semi-automatic rifles, ammunition, several handgun /rifle magazines, $8,000 US currency, and a vehicle were seized.

Estrada was transported and booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility on one (1) count of gunrunning and six (6) counts of armed habitual criminal.  

Estrada is currently being held on a $2,000,000.00 bond.

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1 Comment for “Man held on $2mil bond following arrest on weapons transaction”

  1. Brian Dougherty

    This is false. Aren’t all of the illegal firearms coming across the border from Indiana? That’s what the politicians are telling us.

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