Altercation at Walnut Hill bar leads to one arrest for illegal possession of a weapon

Altercation at Walnut Hill bar leads to one arrest for illegal possession of a weapon

WALNUT HILL, IL — A 24-year-old Sandoval man was arrested over the weekend on weapons charges following an altercation at a Walnut Hill bar. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, just before 11 p.m. Saturday night, they were called to PT’s Bar on Main Street in Walnut Hill on a report of two people having guns during a verbal altercation.

Upon their arrival, deputies reportedly only found Dustin McClaren of Sandoval in possession of a gun.

McClaren was arrested and taken to the Marion County Jail on charges of alleged unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm without a void FOID card.