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Joliet police find marijuana, stolen gun in car

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JOLIET, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Four people were arrested Saturday after police reportedly found marijuana and a stolen gun in their car, the Herald News is reporting.

Chief Brian Benton said officers were on patrol about 2 a.m. when they stopped a vehicle being driven by Janise Williams, 19, near Jefferson Street and Woodlawn Avenue.

"The officers were able to smell (marijuana) coming from the vehicle and found 7 grams in the center console," Benton said. "The search found a loaded 9 mm handgun that had been reported stolen from North Carolina under the passenger seat."

Derronta D. Barefield, 19, and Kenneth M. Housley, 20, also were carrying small amounts of marijuana in their pockets, Benton said.

Williams, of 1515 Queens Lace Drive; Barefield, of 817 Robin Lane; Housley, of 2111 Englewood Ave. in Lockport; and Raekwon D. Campbell, 17, of 914 Parkwood Drive, were arrested and booked into the county jail on charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a stolen firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and marijuana possession.

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