On March 19th, 2018 shortly before 4:00am, Rockford Police Officers responded to a burglary in progress to an unattached garage in the 1700 block of S. 5th Street. Upon arrival, Officers located the suspect inside the victim’s vehicle which was parked inside the garage. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. He was identified as thirty- three-year-old Rockford resident, Sean Cox. Officers located a quantity of marijuana on Cox’ person.
The Winnebago County States Attorney’s Office was contacted. They authorized the following charges:
Possession of Cannabis 10-30 grams
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Cox was transported to the Winnebago County Jail and lodged.
This is an on-going investigation. No further information is available at this time.
The charges against Cox are merely accusations. He is considered innocent, unless proven guilty in a court of law.