Rockford man arrested for stolen gun during traffic stop


via Winnebago County Jail

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Police arrested a Rockford man after finding over 67 grams of cannabis and a stolen gun.

Around 10:40 p.m. on Thursday, Rockford SCOPE officers stopped a vehicle near Circle K gas station on Broadway. While searching the car, officers found a loaded gun with a light laser combo and extended magazine. The gun was also reported stolen out of Winnebago County.

According to police passenger of the vehicle, 28-year-old Reginald Moore was charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of Cannabis, and other traffic offenses.

The driver of the vehicle was also arrested but was not identified by police.

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