A search warrant at a home on 7th Avenue led to the arrest of a 32-year-old Rockford man on a weapons charge.
Officers from the Rockford Police Department's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 1523 7th Avenue. Inside the residence, officers located one adult male, one adult female, and four young children. A loaded .40 mm handgun was also found in the home.
The male occupant, Shawn D. Hart, was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. He is currently on parole for a previous narcotics-related conviction.
No other charges were made.
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