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Weapons Charge for Convicted Felon
Weapons Charge for Convicted Felon

There is one less gun on the streets of Springfield.  After a foot chase, Springfield police arrested 31-year old Daniel Shepherd following a traffic stop late Tuesday night near 11th and Kansas. Shepherd, a passenger in the vehicle ran from police.  Shepherd was tased and officers found a gun on him.  A convicted felon, Shepherd now faces aggravated use of a weapon by a felon and resisting arrest charges.  He is being held in the Sanagamon County Jail.