Police arrest three people on various charges after traffic stop


Photos: Rockford Police Department

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Three people were arrested on Saturday after police stopped a car with six people inside, and found a loaded weapon, crack cocaine and cannabis after a vehicle failed to yield in a traffic stop.

Rockford Police say they were near the intersection of 5th Avenue and 9th Street around 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning when they attempted to stop a vehicle.

Police say the vehicle did not immediately stop and the driver continued for several blocks before stopping.

Six people were in the vehicle, along with a loaded 9mm handgun, a small amount of crack cocaine, and a small amount of cannabis, according to police.

Three people were arrested and charged:

Latisha Lee, 34, was charged with Fleeing to Elude and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

Mark McClain, 48, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Deanton Davis, 23, was charged with Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon, No FOID, and two outstanding warrants.

All three were taken to the Winnebago County Jail.


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