Rockford man charged for illegal use of weapon, marijuana possession
ROCKFORD (WREX) -
Rockford Police for the Housing Authority Unit say 21-year-old Trevon Laird was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon without a FOID card and possession of marijuana.
Police say they were patrolling the Fairgrounds Housing Development on Thursday around 2 p.m. when they noticed a Dodge sedan parked in the 1000 block of Hess Court. Inside the vehicle was Laird and a 19-year-old man. That's when a Rockford K-9 officer arrived on scene and found the marijuana and handgun.
Police say the 19 year-old-man was released without being charged.