On April 15th, at approximately 2:30 am, Plainfield Police Officers engaged a group of individuals within the 100 block of New Street. After the group was dispersed, an officer located a loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun hidden in the area. No one was charged with the weapon possession.
Also on April 15th, Narcotics Detectives were on patrol in the area of Willever Street and Leslie Avenue around 10pm. During patrol, they attempted to investigate a suspicious person subsequently identified as Kashief Bardon, age 29. Mr. Bardon fled the area on foot and threw a handgun that he was in possession of while running away. After a brief foot pursuit, Bardon was apprehended in the 1600 block of West 3rd Street. A loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun was recovered. Bardon was arrested and charged accordingly.
Lastly, on April 15th, at approximately 11:45 pm, Narcotics Detectives and Patrol Units responded to the area of the 400 block of New Street on a report of a male in possession of a handgun. Upon arrival, they located some sort of a birthday party in the New Street parking lot of Liberty Village. Further investigation revealed Raykeem McNeil, age 21, was found to be in possession of a loaded .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun. McNeil was arrested and charged accordingly.