West Side man charged with identity theft, possession of heroin and firearms

Andre West. (Courtesy Chicago police)

Andre West, 34, faces multiple felony weapons, drugs and identity theft charges after police allegedly found firearms, heroin and various credit card counterfeiting devices in his residence.

During a traffic stop in the 2400-block of W. Van Buren, police say they allegedly found a handgun in West's vehicle.

On Tuesday, police executed a search warrant of his residence in the 2500-block of W. Flournoy. Police say they allegedly found five other weapons, over 20 grams of heroin, various credit card counterfeiting devices and encoded/altered credit cards.

West was taken into custody and is due in bond court Thursday.
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