FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — Freeport Police arrested Brandon Tweed, 24, as a felon in possession of a handgun.
According to police, officers said they were investigating reports of a man armed with a gun around 11:55 p.m. when they pulled Tweed over.
He was also reported to be driving on a suspended license, and the gun was found in his car, police said.
Tweed was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of a Firearm Without Firearm Owners Identification, and Driving While Revoked.
He was booked into the Stephenson County Jail.