CEDAR RAPIDS — Police arrested a 16-year-old boy early Thursday, saying he was in possession of a stolen firearm.
Police were called just before 3 a.m. to the 2600 block of Matthew Drive SW on a report of two individuals using flashlights to look into vehicles.
They found a parked vehicle with a broken window and items missing and a garage door partially open in the 2700 block of Willow Street SW.
Another officer located a 16-year-old in the 2600 block of Willow Street SW who matched the description of one of those looking into vehicles with a flashlight.
The teen was found in possessions of a handgun reported stolen Sept. 7 from a residence in Cedar Rapids, police said.
The juvenile was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm, trafficking in stolen weapons, carrying a concealed weapon and interference with official acts. He was transported to the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center.
His name was not released. A second suspect was not located.
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