Rockford man arrested on federal weapons warrant

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police say they have arrested Javaris Laster, 20, who was wanted on a federal warrant for weapons possession.

According to police, officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Fairview and Independence Avenue around 1:10 a.m. Saturday and took Laster into custody.

Laster was arrested in December 2020 for allegedly chasing and shooting at another vehicle, and shooting at a pursuing police officer.

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