A 32-year-old Dixon man is in custody after police seized multiple guns, ammunition, and cannabis from his residence.
Police searched a residence in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue just after 5:00 p.m. on May 20. Nine firearms, firearm ammunition, and cannabis sativa plants were recovered. Multiple "homemade" silencers were affixed to several weapons and police also found numerous "homemade" Flechette shells made to fire multiple fin stabilized dart-type projectiles from a 12 gauge shotgun round.
Jeramie J. Burmeister was arrested as a result of the investigation. He faces the following charges:
The Dixon Police Department teamed up with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Whiteside County Sheriff's Department for the investigation.
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