Kendall stop ends with gun, drug, traffic charges
Beacon-News Staff March 5, 2013 1:02PM
Updated: March 5, 2013 2:24PM
A motorist with a loaded handgun, extra ammunition and marijuana in his possession has been charged with a series of offenses in Kendall County, the sheriff’s office said Tuesday.
The sheriff’s office said that deputies stopped a car for speeding Monday on Route 71 near Hollenback Road in Yorkville.
The driver of the car, Rodney Rosencrans, 46, of Marseilles, was in possession of a loaded handgun, extra ammunition, marijuana and a glass drug pipe, police said. Rosencrans’ FOID card had been revoked, police said.
Rosencrans was charged with felony aggravated unlawful use of a firearm, felony possession of ammunition without a FOID card, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
He also was charged with speeding, driving without insurance, and driving with an expired driver’s license, police said.
His passenger, Ronald Callaway, 45, from Naplate, was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.