Thursday, November 19th, Galesburg Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Academy Street in Galesburg in an attempt to locate the suspect of a motor vehicle theft. According to police reports, GPD arrived at the Knox Crest Apartments on Academy Street where they located a green Ford Explorer with 28-year old DeSean Holman of Galesburg in the driver’s seat. Holman was asked to step out of the vehicle – he was under arrest for theft of a motor vehicle. Officers discovered a loaded, black 9mm handgun on the drivers-side floor – Holman was put into handcuffs and placed in a squad car. Inside the vehicle, officers discovered a set of car keys to a stolen 2012 Chevrolet Malibu, a small box containing cannabis, and what later tested positive as Methamphetamine. Holman was transported to the Knox County Jail. He faces charges of Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Violation of the FOID Card, Defacement of a Firearm, Possession of Meth less than 5 grams, and a Mercer County Warrant for Possession of Meth.