Man Arrested With Arsenal of Assault Weapons, Police Say
CHICAGO — A Pilsen man was arrested Saturday after police said they found unregistered guns, ammunition and drugs while fielding a domestic violence call.
Police said Jeremy Lydon, 43, of the 2100 block of South Halsted Street, was threatening his girlfriend with a gun inside a home in the same block around 9:30 Saturday night. When police arrived, they arrested Lydon, who was in possession of a gun.
When searching the home, police found several assault rifles, including a Mac-10 with a silencer, a shotgun, six handguns, an AR-model assault rifle, two AK-47 assault rifles, numerous ammunition magazines and about 90 grams of marijuana.
Lydon was charged with one count each of unlawful use of a deadly weapon with a silencer, unlawful use of a weapon (rifle or shotgun), aggravated assault with a weapon (rifle) and marijuana possession, as well as 12 counts of no firearm registration certificate.
Lydon appeared in bond court Saturday.