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Police arrest man allegedly possessing loaded hand gun, cocaine in Elmhurst

Elmhurst Police responded to an Illinois State Police radio message regarding a fleeing and eluding vehicle at 2:34 a.m. Nov. 9 in the 100 block of North Berteau Ave.

The two agencies stopped the vehicle and arrested Edward L. Strong, 40, 17468 Park Lane, Country Club Hills.

He allegedly had a loaded .25 caliber handgun and 46 bags of individually packed cocaine, police said.

Elmhurst Police said he will be charged by the state police.


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