ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Five adults and two juveniles were arrested Thursday night by Rockford Police officers and K9 units after a disorderly conduct complaint.
Rockford Police say officers were called to the 2800 block of Collins Street shortly before 10:30 p.m. for a report of several people wearing masks, standing outside a residence.
The group drove off in two vehicles, police say: a white car and a black SUV.
Officers spotted both vehicles and conducted traffic stops.
The black SUV was pulled over in the area of Kishwaukee and South streets. Police arrested all four occupants, and found a loaded handgun and a small about of cannabis in the vehicle.
Manuel Reyna, 21, was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Disorderly Conduct.
Alejandro Carrillo, 20, was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Disorderly Conduct.
Emilo Esteves-Barrera, 18, was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Disorderly Conduct.
A 17-year-old juvenile female was charged with Disorderly Conduct.
The white car fled from officer and was eventually located at Webster Avenue and Chesnut Street, where the occupants fled on foot.
Police took two suspects into custody after a foot chase.
De’Aundre Cooper, 19, was charged with Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct.
A 17-year-old juvenile male was charged with Disorderly Conduct.
Police used a K9 unit to apprehend the third suspect, 19-year-old Cristian Martinez-Olivas, who was taken to the hospital for treatment for a dog bite.
He was charged with Unlawful use of a Weapon, Possession of Ammunition, Resisting a Police Officer, and Disorderly Conduct.
Police say they recovered a BB gun, firearm ammunition, and cannabis, from the car.
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