A regarding determine to come back out of Mitchell’s report is the variety of weapons seized. There have been 39 gun-related arrests within the village, or one each fives days within the interval.
“These are high-caliber weapons,” he stated.
Mitchell stated 80% of these arrested had been beforehand arrested and out on the streets and that determine had Pekau indignant. He known as out Foxx, saying her workplace is just too lenient on criminals so too lots of them are on the road.
“Our cops are proactively taking weapons off the road,” Pekau stated. “Out of 39 arrests for gun fees, just one was a licensed gun proprietor, who was arrested for a DUI. With all of those critical gun violations, 80% had been prior criminals.
“Regardless of the shortage of assist from the state’s lawyer’s workplace, the village of Orland Park continues to do a implausible job. We want Kim Foxx to implement the legal guidelines on the books. Offenders are let loose repeatedly and once more.”
Pekau additionally held Foxx to account for the variety of kids’s deaths in Chicago. He doesn’t need that coming to the suburbs.
“In 2020 and to date in 2021 there have been greater than 100 kids age 20 and underneath shot and killed in within the Metropolis of Chicago,” he stated. “To place this in perspective, with one thing that we hear so much about, in the identical time interval, there have been 25 kids 20 and underneath who died of COVID and different types of morbidities in your entire state.