Felon, with Shotgun? Illinois Man Arrested on Weapon Charges in Pembroke Township


Share post:

PEMBROKE TOWNSHIP, IL – Kankakee Sheriff Police arrested an Illinois man on weapon charges in Pembroke Townships on Wednesday after receiving a call about a potential shotgun sighting. 

Deputies responded to the 14000 block of East Central Street, where they learned that a man had been seen walking around the area with a shotgun. Although the man had returned to his apartment by the time deputies arrived, further investigation led to a startling discovery.

Upon making contact with the individual, identified as 78-year-old Carl M Burt, deputies allegedly found a flare gun holster on one side of his body and a long knife holster on the other side. Burt, a convicted felon, admitted to having a BB gun and a .22 Rifle in his home, which is prohibited by law.

Burt was subsequently arrested on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and taken into custody. He is currently being held at the Jerome Combs Detention Center in Kankakee on a $4,000 bond.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Volunteer Indiana Firefighter Dies in Rollover Crash Involving 2,000-Gallon Fire Tanker

FARMLAND, IN — Tragedy struck Farmland Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday when a fatal rollover crash claimed the life...

Illinois Father, Daughter Save Eight Ducklings in Sewer Adventure

MANTENO, Ill. - Responding to a call of a suspicious man entering the sewers near Legacy Park, Manteno police...

Wig-Wielding Robbery Suspect Engages in Store Altercation in Indiana

HOBART, IN - Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a bizarre retail theft...

Illinois Residents Astonished as Alligator Surprises Neighborhood

DECATUR, Ill. - Residents were taken aback when an unexpected visitor made its way into a front yard on...