ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Rockford police arrest a teenager with a loaded handgun.
Just before midnight Saturday police were on patrol in the area of Barton Boulevard and Ridge Avenue. When officers went to talk to the suspect he ran away. After a short foot chase they arrested the 17-year-old boy. When in custody they discovered he was in possession of a loaded gun. The teenager was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Resisting Arrest and No FOID Card.