Christopher G. Profit, 25, of Waukegan.

A Waukegan man, who is a convicted felon, was arrested after police found him in possession of a handgun after he allegedly fled from a vehicle crash with injuries in Waukegan.

Christopher G. Profit, 25, of the 800 block of Wadsworth Avenue in Waukegan, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, leaving the scene of an accident involving injury, reckless driving and two counts of disregarding a stop sign.

Criminal complaints filed in Lake County Circuit Court said that Profit was driving in a 2002 GMC near Powell Avenue and Belvidere Road in Waukegan on April 27.

Profit was involved in a vehicle crash in the area and was recklessly driving and disregarding stop signs, the complaints said.

Profit fled the scene of the crash, which resulted in injuries, the complaint said.

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Police officers with the Waukegan Police Department arrested Profit in the 200 block of South Park Avenu minutes after the hit-and-run.

Officers found a loaded Ruger handgun in Profit’s vehicle, court documents show. The man is not allowed to possess firearms due to a previous felony conviction.

Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak ordered Profit held in the Lake County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

Profit remains held in the jail as of Tuesday and would need to post $50,000 cash in order to be released.

A court hearing is scheduled next for May 26.