Arrest leads to 90 grams of marijuana and semi-automatic pistols near Ottawa

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OTTAWA – Two men were arrested Saturday in Ottawa after a search reportedly revealed 90 grams of purported marijuana and two semi-automatic pistols. According to the Illinois State Police, a District 17 Trooper stopped a vehicle for allegedly speeding on Interstate-80 between Utica and Ottawa. Authorities say a search of the vehicle allegedly revealed approximately 90 grams of purported marijuana, a stolen .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol and a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol. 21-year-old Martice O. Harvey of Wisconsin, and 22-year-old Donnell Brown of Iowa were charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possession of cannabis. Brown and Harvey were transported to the LaSalle County Jail.