Freeport Men Arrested After Police Allegedly Found Drugs and Loaded Weapon Hidden in Diaper

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom
Two Freeport men have been arrested after police say they found drugs, cash, and a loaded gun hidden in a diaper.

Cortez Brown (L) and Isaiah Brown (R)

FREEPORT (WIFR) -- Two Freeport men have been arrested after police say they found drugs, cash, and a loaded gun hidden in a diaper.

22-year-old Cortez Brown and 18-year-old Isaiah Brown were pulled over at Logan Street and McKinley Avenue in Freeport for driving in the wrong lane.

When the men were pulled over, police say they smelled marijuana coming from the car and found an infant in the back seat. When police searched the vehicle, they found marijuana, cash, and a loaded .22 caliber pistol hidden in a diaper.

According to Police, Cortez Brown is the baby’s father. DCFS was notified and the baby was released to its mother.


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