Traffic stop leads to weapons arrest

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Rockford Police arrest a man early Thursday morning after finding a loaded gun and narcotics in a car.  Officers stopped the vehicle in the area of School Street and North Central Avenue.  During the stop, officers found the gun, drugs and a small amount of cannabis from the passenger, 23-year-old Deshon Long.  Long was taken into custody and charged with unlawful use of a weapons by a felon, defacing identification marks on a firearm and possession with intent to deliver (ecstasy).  Long is due in a Winnebago County court in January.

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