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Joint Investigation Leads To Two Arrests

ROCKFORD - A joint investigation lands a suspected member of the "WACO" street gang and another man behind bars.

ROCKFORD - A joint investigation lands a suspected member of the "WACO" street gang and another man behind bars.

Augustus Young, 31, was arrested Thursday afternoon at the Concord Commons Housing Development on the city's far west side.

Young is charged with unlawful use of weapon by a felon, aggravated battery to a senior citizen, two counts of domestic battery, and parole violation.

Young is believed to be a member of the "WACO" gang.

Also under arrest is Whitney Watkins, 18.  He was present when officers went to arrest Young.  He was spotted by authorities bagging up a substance that's believed to be cocaine.

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