Uncased gun near DeKalb school leads to charges
DeKALB – A DeKalb man was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday after he transported an uncased gun past a school sports practice.
DeKalb police Lt. Jason Leverton said police responded shortly after 6 p.m. to reports that a man was carrying a gun in his hand near Huntley Middle School on Fourth Street, where youth football and cheerleading practices were taking place.
Gary H. Tadd, 63, of the 1100 block of Elizabeth Street, was charged after police found him walking near his home on Elizabeth Street. When asked by police, Tadd put the gun down. Leverton said Tadd was very cooperative and did not threaten anyone.
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