Rockford teens arrested on stolen weapon charges

Local News

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Demarcus Barksdale, 19, and Amir Singletary, 19, were arrested Monday after police said they found guns stolen from a residence on April 2nd in their possession.

Rockford Police said around 9:20 p.m., officers were called to Auburn and Court Street for a reported suspicious vehicle. Police found the car with “several suspects” inside, and recovered two handguns, one of which was reported stolen from a residential burglary on April 2nd.

Barksdale was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and No FOID; Singletary was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Possession of Stolen Property, and No FOID.

They were taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

MORE HEADLINES:

For more local news, download the MyStateline app (iOS) or (Android) and subscribe with Alexa.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram!

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News Video

Trending Stories