Normal Police allegedly find a ‘ghost gun’ during a weekend traffic stop

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By Blake Haas

NORMAL – A 26-year-old man is behind bars in McLean County after authorities allege he had a ‘ghost gun.’

Early Saturday morning, Normal Police stopped a vehicle near Main Street and Marian Ave. for a traffic stop.

After stopping the car, authorities allegedly noticed a bag of cannabis inside the vehicle.

According to a news release, officers searched the vehicle and found two firearms.

McLean County prosecutors allege a black polymer pistol was found with no serial number.

In addition, officers found a HiPoint pistol, which contained a magazine and ammunition.

Authorities charged DeQuan Tyler, with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, with other charges pending.

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