ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police arrested Thomas Brooks, 18, and Mardarius Wright, 18, on weapons charges after allegedly finding a weapon in their car Saturday.

Officers assigned to the Rockford Housing Authority conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of Ranger Street in the Orton Keyes housing project around 1 a.m. Saturday. During the stop, police say a weapon was recovered.

Brooks and Wright were both charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and No FOID.

They were taken to the Winnebago County Jail.


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