Traffic stop near Huntley leads to arrest of Minnesota man

  • Marcus P. Coleman

    Marcus P. Coleman

Daily Herald report
Updated 12/21/2020 6:09 PM

A 29-year-old Minnesota man faces multiple felony charges after a gun, high-capacity magazines and narcotics were found inside his car Friday during a traffic stop near Huntley, police said.

Marcus P. Coleman, of Hopkins, has been charged with felony armed violence, felony possession of a controlled substance, felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, felony possession of a defaced firearm, felony unlawful use or possession of weapons or ammunition by a felon, two felony counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and a felony count of possess or displays any fictitious or unlawfully altered ID cards.


Coleman also has been charged with two misdemeanors: resisting or obstructing arrest and obstructing identification.

A Kane County sheriff's detective stopped Coleman's car for a traffic violation around 12:40 p.m. Friday along westbound I-90 near Huntley.

While speaking to the detective, Coleman said he had marijuana in the car, according to a news release. He also admitted he had placed a loaded firearm under the front passenger's seat, police said

As the detective went to place him in handcuffs, Coleman ran north toward Huntley and scaled a fence along I-90, authorities said.

Several sheriff's deputies responded to the area, along with Huntley police, Hampshire police, Illinois State Police and the Department of Homeland Security. Coleman was located in Huntley and taken into custody without incident.

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