Evanston man drove wrong way down street with suspended license, had gun in his possession: police

A 23-12 months-aged Evanston guy has been billed immediately after allegedly driving the erroneous way down a road and being in possession of a gun.

On Wednesday all-around 7 p.m., the Evanston Law enforcement Distinctive Operations Team was in the 2000 block of Ashland Avenue when they encountered a Ford Edge driving northbound in the southbound lane, authorities mentioned.

Detectives then stopped the Ford Edge, and manufactured get hold of with the driver, and only occupant of the automobile, Tyrese Bishop.

Throughout the investigation, detectives questioned Bishop if there was a gun in the vehicle, and he admitted there was a gun in the backpack situated on the front passenger seat, law enforcement explained. 

A Century Arms Micro Draco, which can be explained as a miniature AK design pistol, was allegedly recovered. 

Detectives also determined Bishop had a suspended driver’s license, and did not have a hid carry license or FOID. 


Bishop was charged with 1 felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, two felony counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon — general public way, two misdemeanor counts of violating the Firearms House owners Identification Act and 1 misdemeanor depend of driving on a suspended license, together with several site visitors citations.

Bishop been given a $50,000D bond. 

His upcoming court day is June 6.