Two arrested on armed violence charges


Urbana – Police arrest two men on armed violence charges.


17 year old Philemon Dukes and 17 year old Delancion Newsome were arrested over the weekend. Both men are charged with Armed Violence and Aggravated use of a Weapon. After police patrolling the area noticed them sitting in a car in a parking lot in the three hundred block of South Broadway.


Officers smelled marijuana and found 13 grams of suspected pot packaged to sell, along with a loaded handgun. They are being held in the Champaign County Jail. Bond is set at 25 thousand for each.

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