(PEORIA, IL) On Friday, January 6, 2023, at approximately 7:19 p.m. members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigation Division (SID) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1100 block of E. Arcadia with two occupants inside.
During a search of the vehicle officers located a loaded handgun, cannabis, and drug paraphernalia. The handgun was not reported stolen.
subjects, identified as 24-year-old Caitlin S. Carwell and 24-year-old Lamell K. Carwell were transported to the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes and subsequently arrested.
Caitlin S. Carwell was arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and was later released on a Notice to Appear. (NTA)
Lamell K. Carwell was arrested for Possession of Cannabis and was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **