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Springfield Man Arrested for Stolen Firearms and Narcotics

On January 15, 2024, the Springfield Police Department Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant in the 3500 block of Tilbury Court. Before the warrant was served, officers were able to take the suspect, who had been identified as Davosia Q. Whiteside, 30, of Springfield, into custody.

The officers conducted a search of the residence where they located 6 firearms, including a DPMS AR15 style rifle, Ruger ECPS 9mm pistol, Kimber Team Match II 45 caliber pistol, Ruger SR40 40 caliber pistol, Ruger 57 handgun, Canik TP95A 9mm handgun, 562.25 grams of Oxycodone, and $9,040. Three of the recovered firearms had been reported stolen from Springfield, Urbana, and East Moline, Illinois. Upon conclusion of the investigation, Devosia was transported to the Sangamon County Jail, where he awaits formal charges from the Sangamon County State's Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 217.788.8311 and Sangamon/Menard County Crime Stoppers at 217.788.8427.


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