Student arrested at Auburn after gun found in locker
Online Staff Report
At approximately 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, Rockford Police Department School Liaison officers were investigating a weapons violation at Rockford Auburn High School. During a search of one of the student’s lockers, a loaded .22-caliber revolver was located.
Rockford Police detectives conducted a follow-up investigation. The facts of the investigation were reviewed with the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, which authorized the following charges against a 15-year-old male juvenile: armed habitual offender, three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a firearm by a street gang member, no firearm owner’s identification card, possession of firearm by a person younger than 21 years of age who has been adjudicated, and resisting arrest.
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