The Rockford Police Department’s M-3 Street Team has taken a suspected drug dealer off the streets.
Officers pulled over a vehicle near 15th Avenue and 10th Street for a registration violation just before 2:30am Monday morning. A K9 search revealed cannabis and a loaded handgun.
Officers took James Horton, 27, into custody. He was a passenger in the vehicle. He’s charged with armed violence, aggravated unlawful use of weapons and possession with intent to deliver.