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Date: 01/12/2018 6:00 pm
Location: 3180 11th Street
On 1/12/18 at approximately 6:00 p.m. Officers responded to The Cash Store located at 3180 11th St. reference an armed robbery. Upon arrival Officers observed the suspect running from the scene. After a brief foot chase the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was later identified as Joseph Lafan.
Witnesses stated they had observed Jospeh Lafan enter The Cash Store and displayed what they believed to be a handgun while demanding money. Lafan then fled with an undetermined amount of money and was apprehended by Officers a short distance from the scene.
Medical was called to the scene
The facts of this case were reviewed with the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office who authorized the following charges:
Resisting a Police Officer
The information contained within this notification does not reflect the actual guilt or innocence of the individual or individuals listed. All parties are presumed innocent until they are proven guilty in a court of law. Not every arrest or charge leads to a conviction. A conviction or an acquittal will be determined by the court system
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