MACOMB — McDonough County Chief Deputy Nick Petitgout reported the arrest of James K. Hutson, 22, of Camp Point, Ill.
On April 6, 2018 the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office Night Patrol stopped Hutson for speeding and improper lane usage on Highway 67 south of Macomb. During a search of Hutson’s vehicle a loaded 9mm handgun was located under the driver’s seat and several prescription pills including Hydrocodone and Alprazolam were discovered in the center console. Both prescription pills are controlled.
Hutson was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.  Hutson is being held in the McDonough County Jail in lieu of bond.
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

— Submitted by the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office