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By Daily Journal staff report

KANKAKEE — A Kankakee man has been arrested on weapon charges following an investigation of the Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group.

Nelson J. Brown, 26, Kankakee, was arrested Monday on charges of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and unlawful possession of a stolen firearm.

At 5:12 p.m. Monday, KAMEG agents served a search warrant at Brown’s residence and seized a 9-mm handgun. Brown is currently in custody at the Jerome Combs Detention Center pending a bond hearing.

KAMEG reminds the public to call KAMEG at 815-933-1710 to report non-emergency information about drug dealing and gang concerns.

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