Rockford Scanner ™: Registered Sex Offender Arrested Again In Rockford


On Friday, December 4th 2020, officers from the Rockford Police Department were contacted to investigate a report of a individual in possession of child pornography.

The Rockford Police Department’s Sensitive Crimes Unit conducted a follow up investigation into the incident, and identified the suspect as 65 year old Robert Heaslip, who is a registered sex offender in Illinois.

The Winnebago County States Attorneys office reviewed the case and authorized charges against Heaslip. Warrants were obtained for Heaslips arrest and on Thursday, February 18, 2021, he was taken into custody in the 2500 block of Conklin Drive. He was then lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.

Robert Heaslip, 65 years old, is charged with possession of child pornography and failure to register as a sex offender.


*Charges are merely accusations and he is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.




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