Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Burglarizes Local Store, Goes After The Guns in The Store

UPDATE: PD has arrested 31 year old James Wise of Rockford, for Burglary

James Wise

On Friday March 22, 2019 at 4:42am, Rockford Police responded to Gander Outdoors located at 3068 McFarland Rd in reference to an alarm. Through further investigation, it was learned the alarm was valid and a burglary occurred. The lone suspect gained entry through the front doors, went back into the gun area, tampered with a gun case, and fled the business on foot. At the time of this posting, it is unknown if any guns or other merchandise was taken.

Suspect: White male, medium build, wearing a blue hooded jacket, black t-shirt, blue pajama pants, and black shoes.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-786