State representative from Chicago charged with weapons violation
CHICAGO — A state lawmaker has been charged with violating handgun laws.
Chicago police pulled over Rep. Curtis Tarver (D-25th) in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood Monday for a broken headlight.
During the stop, officers learned Tarver had a handgun on him while his concealed-carry license was revoked.
The Chicago Democrat was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor count of failure to surrender a concealed carry license.
Tarver is due in court Dec. 27.