Alleged Vice Lord gang member arrested in Rockford - – Rockford’s News Leader

Alleged Vice Lord gang member arrested in Rockford


A 37-year-old Rockford man was arrested Thursday after police executed a search warrant in the 800 block of Royal Avenue.

The search warrant was directed at Dashon Chandler, who police say is a member of the Vice Lord street gang. During the search officers recovered suspected marijuana and a loaded handgun. The gun had been reported stolen to Rockford police.

Chandler faces the following charges:

  • Violation of the Illinois Cannabis Control Act (possession with intent to deliver)
  • Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon
  • Armed Violence
  • Possession of Stolen Property



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