Street Crimes Task Force Arrests Urbana Man for Weapons Offense

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URBANA - An Urbana man is under arrest, after police found guns and other materials at a residence.

Pierre Renfro, 28, faces preliminary charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon.

The Street Crimes Task Force and Metro SWAT after executing a court-authorized search warrant in the 1000 block of Austin Drive in Urbana. During the search, officers recovered several items, including:

* One rifle with folding stock

* Ammunition

* One 12-gauge shotgun

* A digital scale

* Packaging material commonly associated with drug sales

Police also seized a vehicle parked in the area that was previously reported as stolen.

Renfro is currently on parole and was transported to the Champaign County Correctional Center. Although an arrest was made, the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information should contact the Champaign County Police Department Investigations Division at 217-351-4545.

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