MACOMB, Ill. (WGEM) -- Two suspected gun thieves were arrested in Macomb after a high speed chase and an all night search.
Shawn Banks, 34, and 32-year-old Christopher Bigsby reportedly sped away in a van from McDonough County Sheriff's deputies around midnight.
The van stopped on a rural road near Spring Lake, where authorities arrested Banks after a foot chase.
A helicopter was brought in to help search for Bigsby, who ran into a cornfield. He was found around 7 a.m. at a house in Macomb.
Both men are charged with residential burglary, possession of firearms by a felon, and resisting arrest. Bigsby faces an additional charge of aggravated fleeing and eluding police.
McDonough Co. Sheriff's Office says more charges are pending.
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