The Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit concludes a drug investigation with the arrest of two Rockford men on felony drug charges.
Michael J. Franks, age 49, of Rockford, was charged with two counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance, crack cocaine (Class 1 Felony).
Quintryell A. Hill, age 39 of Rockford, was charged with two counts of Criminal Drug Conspiracy (Class 1 Felony).
On Tuesday, August 21st, the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit arrested Michael J. Franks in Winnebago County on a Boone County arrest warrant for two counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Class 1 Felony). Franks was transported to Boone county was subsequently lodged into the Boone County Jail in lieu of $100,000 10% bond. Investigators also served an arrest warrant on Quintryell A. Hill at the Winnebago County Jail for two counts of Criminal Drug Conspiracy (Class 1 Felony). Hill is currently housed at the Winnebago County Jail on an unrelated case. All charges were reviewed and approved by the Boone County State’s Attorney Office.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible. Class 1 Felony is punishable by 4-15 years in the Department of Corrections
Anyone with information regarding suspicious activity is encouraged to contact the Belvidere Police Department at 815-547-6433 or Boone County Crimestoppers at 815-544-7867 (815-547-stop) and www.boonecountycrimestoppers.com. Persons with information leading to an arrest can be provided with a cash reward of up to $1000.00.
Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.