Quincy, Illinois — A Quincy man was arrested following a firearms investigation that began last fall.
Jeffrey Bennett, 41, faces several charges including firearms trafficking, aggravated domestic battery and manufacture/delivery of <5000 grams of cannabis.
Quincy police began investigating the illegal possession, distribution, and purchasing of firearms last September.
QPD seized eight firearms.
In February 2019, officers recovered an AK-47 from a residence in Quincy.
It was reported stolen from a 2016 Adams County burglary.
Officers eventually learned the firearm had been transported from Missouri.
Bennett was formally charged in Adams County Circuit Court February 21.
His bond was set at $1,000,000.
Bennett was taken to the Adams County jail.