Rockford man charged with possession of firearms

Published: Nov. 16, 2022 at 6:08 PM CST
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Winnebago County Deputies arrested a 52-year-old Rockford man for two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon and one count possession of a stolen firearm.

Winnebago County Narcotics Unit were conducting an investigation of an illegal sale of drugs in the 2900 block of 18th Street in Rockford.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Salvador Sanchez on November 8 where officers found four grams of cocaine. Sanchez was lodged in Logan County on drug charges.

A search warrant was later obtained for Sanchez’s house and found an Ak-47 rifle, two loaded handguns and a large amount of cash.