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Teen arrested on stolen vehicle charges

The boy faces a number of charges including unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest
(WIFR)
Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 6:13 AM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A teenage boy is in custody after Rockford police attempt to stop a stolen car overnight.

Rockford police noticed the stolen car in the 200 block of Whitman St. around midnight. A short time later, police tried to stop it on S. Johnston. That’s when two people inside got out and ran. A police K9 found a loaded gun in the 2300 block of Green St. Police say they found the alleged 15-year-old gang member in a yard on Chestnut.

The boy was arrested and faces a number of charges including unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest.

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