A Cook County man who authorities said ran an illegal gunrunning operation in Kane and DuPage counties is facing multiple firearm-related charges.
Ravon K. Cherry, 29, of Lansing is charged with gunrunning, unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful sale or delivery of firearms, all felonies, according to Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office.
Cherry faces a maximum of 15 years in prison if convicted of the gunrunning charge.
Cherry was arrested Feb. 7 by Aurora police and was being held at the Kane County jail. His arrest was part of an ongoing U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigation.
Cherry is accused of selling five firearms and three machine gun conversion devices in Kane and DuPage counties between November 2023 and this month, authorities said.
Cherry’s next court date is scheduled for Feb. 21.