Police arrest Rockford man on drug, weapons charges during search warrant

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21-year-old Matthew Brown was arrested on drug charges Monday after police received complaints of drug trafficking at his residence.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says the narcotics unit conducted a search in the 3400 block of Constance Drive around 9 a.m.

During the search of the home, police found a loaded handgun, loaded shotgun, cannabis, ecstasy pills, Alprazolam pills, Adderall pills, and cash.

Brown was charged with armed violence, unlawful use of weapons by a felon, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver cannabis, and no FOID card.

He was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.

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