April 28, 2021, members of the Springfield Police Department Street Crimes Unit and the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force responded to the 3000 block of Interlacken Drive for a report of a wanted subject. Contact was made with Andy Broyles Jr. (male, 28 years old) at the residence and he was taken into custody. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and the following items were located and taken as evidence: 103.4 grams of suspected crack cocaine, a Lorcin .380 caliber firearm, $476 in US currency, and various types of ammunition.
Sangamon County State’s Attorney Dan Wright charged Broyles with 2 Counts of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, class X felonies, one count of armed habitual criminal, a class X felony, one count of possession of a controlled substance, a class 1 felony, possession of a weapon by a felon, a class 3 felony, and possession of a weapon without a FOID, a class 3 felony. His bond was set in the amount of $350,000.
This investigation is one of many examples of the Springfield Police Department working with information from the community, and in partnership with federal partners and the Sangamon County State’s Attorney to take an armed fugitive into custody and off of the streets of Springfield.