Rockford Scanner™: Two men arrested for drugs and running from police


Two Rockford men face drug charges following an attempted traffic stop. On Tuesday, June 4, 2019 approximately 11:30 PM the Rockford police observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed westbound on Harrison Avenue near 11th St.

Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop at South Main but the driver fled from the officers. The vehicle eventually stopped on Clifton Ave. near Blackhawk Avenue. A passenger later identified as Jerome Garrett (31 years old) Got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. He was taken into custody a short time later.

The driver 39-year-old Charles Lewis stayed with the vehicle and was also taken into custody.

During the investigations officers recovered a plastic bag containing more than 40 pills believed to be ecstasy. Several white rocks believed to be cocaine and a small amount of marijuana and cash.

The Winnebago County states Attorney’s office reviewed the case and authorize the charges below:

Jerome Gary: possession with intent to deliver cocaine, Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, resisting and obstructing a police officer.

Charles Lewis: possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, fleeing to elude

Lewis also faces several other traffic charges and a citation for the marijuana. Garrett and Lewis were lodged in the Winnebago County jail. The charges against these two men are merely accusations are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law



Rockford Scanner™: 6 grams of marijuana & Guns were found during a security sweep at Auburn Manor

SECURITY SWEEP RESULTS: 5 arrests made (two mugshots currently unavailable), and 3 guns and 6 grams of cannabis recovered during our warrant check and security sweep at Auburn Manor yesterday.

“The Rockford Police Department will not tolerate the violent acts that have been committed at Auburn Manor,” explained Deputy Chief John Pozzi. “For the safety of the other tenants in the complex, and for our community as a whole, we conducted the security sweep and are pleased with the results.”

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Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Drugs & Weapons, After police Get Tips

TIPS LEAD TO ARREST: “I want to commend the citizens for providing us the initial information so we could locate, investigate and arrest one more drug dealer. Our continued partnerships with the citizens of Rockford is paying off, and together we are making Rockford a safer city,” said Chief O’Shea.


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Rockford Scanner™: Police Raid A House, Multiple People Arrested

Freeport, IL. – Execution of a search warrant results in the arrests of three (3) Freeport residents.

On April 10th, 2019, at approximately 6:15 AM, the Freeport Police Department Emergency Response Team (ERT) assisted the Stateline Area Narcotics Team (SLANT) with the execution of a search warrant at a home in the 500 block of E. Madison Street in Freeport.

During a search of the residence the following evidence was recovered; approximately 39 grams of Cocaine, approximately 74.2 grams of Cannabis, a .22 caliber pistol, and $874 United States Currency. The ensuing investigation resulted in the arrests of two men and one woman who were present when the search warrant was executed.

Kenneth Moore (age 44) of the 500 block of E. Madison Street in Freeport was charged with Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver 15-100 grams of Cocaine (19CF99). Kenneth Moore’s bond has been set at $100,000 – 10% applies and he is being held at the Stephenson County Jail.

Thamini Erving (age 36) of the 800 block of E. Wyandotte Street in Freeport was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant related to a 2016 arrest for felony firearms possession and Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substances (16CF276). Specifically, Thamini Erving’s warrant stems from his failure to report to jail after having been released on a medical furlough on August 10th, 2018. The bond on Thamini Erving’s warrant was set at $350,000 – 10% applies and he is being held at the Stephenson County Jail.

Sierra Scott (age 22) of the 300 block of W. Homer Street in Freeport was arrested on an outstanding felony arrest warrant obtained by SLANT for the offense of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (18CF291). The offense date for Sierra Scott’s charge is 5-21-18 and Scott’s bond is $75,000 – 10% applies. Sierra Scott is being held at the Stephenson County Jail.

(Any person or persons depicted in this press release are presumed innocent by the court until proven guilty in a court of law.)


Rockford Scanner™: Two police officers injured during a police chase in Rockford

Rockford police just release information on an incident that happened over the weekend that injured two police officers.

It happened Saturday night just before 7 PM, Rockford police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for improper lane usage and speeding near N. Central Ave. and W. Jefferson St.

A Rockford police K-9 unit then conducted a check of the vehicle, which alerted officers to possible narcotics. The suspect was later identified as 32-year-old Deangelo Statam who fled on foot.

After a brief foot chase and a scuffle with the Rockford Police Department, he was taken into custody in the 200 block of N. Central Ave.

During the foot chase he discarded an item,  and the Rockford police were able to recover it and contain a substance believed to be crack cocaine.

During the incident two officers were injured and treated at a local hospital.


Rockford Scanner™: Police Execute Search Warrant, Large Amount Of Raw Sewage & Drugs Found

Rockford Police detectives and officers located crack cocaine inside a Rockford home while executing a search warrant following drug-dealing complaints. 40-year-old Robert Young is now in custody as a result.

Rockford Police arrest 40 year old Robert Young for Possession with the intent to deliver cocaine (15-100 grams).  Police executed a search warrant at 421 N Hinkley after receiving complaints about suspicious drug activity.  The located more than 25 grams of cocaine, money and other items RPD said.

While conducting the search warrant they located a large amount of raw sewage  in the basement of the home and it has now been condemned.