Teen arrested after Rockford Police say gun found during traffic stop


Photo: Winnebago County Jail

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 18-year-old Whitney Tate was arrested Saturday by Rockford Police after a handgun was allegedly found in his vehicle during a traffic stop.

According to police, officers pulled Tate over around 1:55 a.m. at a Mobil gas station at 5800 E. State Street.

Tate was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and No Valid Firearm Owners Identification Card.

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