Press Release – Arrest
Freeport, IL. – Deandre Farrille, age 22 arrested on charges related to October 25th shooting in Freeport.
On December 6th, 2016, at approximately 10:30am, Deputies from the United States Marshals Great Lakes Region Fugitive Task Force and Officers from the Freeport Police Department arrested Deandre Farrille at a home in the 300 block of W. Spring Street in Freeport on an outstanding Felony arrest warrant. The Felony warrant alleges that on 10-25-16, Deandre Farrille was in the 800 block of S. Walnut Avenue where Farrille allegedly shot 19 year-old Montrell Scott of Freeport.
The Felony arrest warrant for Deandre Farrille was issued on 10-27-16 and it took many hours of investigation to track the whereabouts of Deandre Farrille. The U.S Marshals Great Lakes Region Fugitive Task Force was instrumental in finding and apprehending Deandre Farrille. The Freeport Police Department would like to express our appreciation for the hard work and dedication of the personnel from the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Region Fugitive Task Force whose assistance in this matter was vital to this apprehension.
Illegal gun violence is a serious problem in Freeport and a major concern to public safety. The Freeport Police Department is committed to reducing illegal gun violence within our community by working with State and Federal authorities to investigate, apprehend, and prosecute those who choose to be involved in illegal gun violence.
(Any person or persons depicted in this press release are presumed innocent by the court until proven guilty in a court of law.)
ACCUSED: Deandre T. Farrille
CITY/STATE OF RESIDENCE: Freeport, IL
Warrant # 16CF269
Count #1: Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm
Count #2: Unlawful Possession of Weapons by Felons
Count #3: Aggravated Battery with Firearm
*Bond has been set at $300,000 – 10 % applies*
At the time of his arrest, Deandre Farrille also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from the Illinois Department of Corrections for a Parole Violation. There is no bond on this warrant.