Police seize 2 guns, extended magazines from men at James Madison Park

Madison police squad car

MADISON, Wis. — Police seized two guns, a drum magazine and an extended magazine Sunday evening after getting a report of someone flashing a gun during a car chase on Madison’s east side.

Officers with the Madison Police Department were first dispatched to the area near the intersection of Cottage Grove and Stoughton roads around 3:45 p.m. after a caller reported seeing someone in a vehicle showing off a gun.

The caller gave police a detailed description of both vehicles, including notes about one of the car’s unique paint job. Just over an hour later, an officer on patrol spotted two vehicles matching the caller’s description.

Multiple officers responded to the area and made contact with the drivers.

According to an incident report, police developed probable cause to arrest both drivers, 21-year-old Jihaad Steele and 20-year-old Christopher Brown. Steele was arrested and booked into the Dane County Jail on suspicion of possession of THC, obstructing an officer and felon in possession of a firearm. Brown was arrested and booked on suspicion of possession with intent to deliver THC and carrying a concealed weapon.