Police find loaded gun, 70 grams of marijuana in Rockford traffic stop

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Photo: Winnebago County Sheriff

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 18-year-old Darion Wheeler, of Freeport, was arrested Monday after Rockford Police say they found a loaded gun and 70 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop.

According to police, Wheeler was pulled over in the 2800 block of Balsam Court around 6:35 p.m.

Wheeler has been charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Possession of Marijuana.

He was taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

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