ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A Kentucky man was arrested in Rockford on Friday after three loaded handguns were found in his car during a traffic stop.

It happened around 3:20 p.m. in the area of N. Main Street and Fulton Avenue, according to the Rockford Police Department. SCOPE officers conducted a traffic stop and found that Mark Bedford, 24 of Lexington, Kentucky, was driving on a suspended license.

Officers located and recovered three loaded handguns when they searched the vehicle. Bedford was taken into custody and was charged with three counts of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon.