Evanston police say that what started out as a domestic battery call ended up leading to the arrest of two people on gun and drug charges.

Police spokesman Perry Polinski says officers were dispatched to 313 Custer Ave., Apt. 1, shortly before 10 a.m. Monday after receiving an report of a possible battery in-progress.

The 19-year-old female victim in this case was uninjured.

But during the investigation, Polinski says, officers developed information indicating the possible existence of illegal guns in the apartment.

The information was relayed to members of the Department’s Special Operations Group, which obtained and executed a search warrant later that day without incident.

During a search of the apartment, investigators recovered a 9mm Smith and Wesson handgun and about 1.3 grams of crack cocaine, which resulted in the arrest of the domestic battery offender as well as his mother.

22-year-old Tyree Green, of 313 Custer Ave., now faces misdemeanor charges of aggravated domestic assault,domestic battery, and possession of a firearm and ammunition without a firearm owner’s identification card.

His mother, 44-year-old Kimberly Tillmon, of 313 Custer Ave. faces felony charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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