Traffic stop turns up weapon, ammo
Updated: January 28, 2013 6:36AM
EVANSTON — A 42-year-old Evanston woman faces weapons and traffic charges after a traffic stop Tuesday, during which officers discovered a loaded .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun in her purse.
Officers assigned to the Special Operations Group of the Evanston Police Department conducted a traffic stop at about 6:10 p.m. in the 1900 block of Greenbay Road, Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.
Police recovered the weapon along with 31 rounds of ammunition. As a result, police arrested and charged Dorothy L. Adams, 42 of 1824 Grey Ave., with aggravated unlawful use of weapons, a Class 4 felony; possession of a firearm without a valid Firearms Owner Identification Card, a Class A misdemeanor; possession of firearm ammunition without a FOID card, a Class A misdemeanor, and minor traffic charges.
She is scheduled to appear on the charges Jan. 13 in Second Municipal District Circuit Court, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Skokie.