Man Charged in Three-Year-Old Oswego Crime
Mar 27, 2014 06:30PM ● Published by Steven Jack
Jerry Burton Photo credit Illinois Department of Corrections
Jerry Burton, 28, was charged with felony armed habitual criminal, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and two more counts of unlawful possession a firearm, according to an Oswego Police report.
On April 10, 2011 police were called to the 2400 block of Route 34 for a fight in progress with a possible firearm involved. When police arrived the suspects had fled.
During the investigation police were then called to 95 Fifth St. for another fight. When they arrived they found a revolver in a car. It was later sent to the Illinois State Crime Lab for analysis, and interviews were conducted. The analysis and interviews yielded the charges against Burton.
Burton has a long history of felony criminal activity. He's served time for stealing a car, mob action and possession of a firearm, according to the Department of Corrections website.
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