Alleged Suspect Arrested For Heroin & US Marshal Warrant in Rockford


On October 23, 2016 at approximately 7:30 p.m., members of the Rockford Specialized Community Oriented Police Enforcement team were on patrol when they observed a vehicle with Wisconsin license plates traveling south bound on West Street from Lincoln Avenue. Officers conducted a license plate check and learned that the registered owner, 68-year-old Middleton, WI resident, David Martin, was wanted on a warrant through the United States Marshall’s Service. The check also revealed Martin was wanted on a Wisconsin Department of Corrections warrant. Officers conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as David Martin. Martin was found to be in possession of a quantity of heroin. He was subsequently arrested. Martin was charged with the following offenses:
Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin within 1000 feet of a church
United States Marshall’s warrant
Wisconsin Department of Corrections Warrant
Martin was lodged in the Winnebago county Jail. A photo is attached.
This is an ongoing investigation. No further information is available at this time.
All charges are merely allegations and parties are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.