Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Drugs After A Search Warrant

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On Monday, December 3rd, 2018, The Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant in the 200 block of North 5th Street in Capron, Illinois resulting in the arrest of a Capron man on felony drug charges.

During the search investigators seized cocaine, cannabis products, and over $8,000 in United States Currency.

Stephen P. Reising, age 40, was subsequently charged with possession of a controlled substance (class 4 felony). Reising was also charged with destroying evidence (obstructing justice) while investigators were entering the residence. Obstructing justice is a class 4 felony.

A class 4 felony is punishable by 1-4 years in the Department of Corrections.

The Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit encourages anyone having additional information regarding narcotic trafficking or other criminal activity to call the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit at (815)544-2135 or Crimestoppers at (815)547-7867.

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