Rockford Scanner™: Police Arrest A Man For A Stolen Gun & Drugs in Rockford


On Monday, June 24 two shortly before 1 AM.  The Rockford police responded to a party in the 900 block of school Street.  Upon their arrival, officers located a vehicle with a handgun inside.  Officers took the driver, 35-year-old Quantrell Starks into custody. 

During the investigation, officers recovered pills believed to be ecstasy, and a small amount of marijuana.  Officers also recovered the loaded handgun from the vehicle, which was determined to be stolen.

Starks was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, possession of the stolen firearm, possession of a controlled substance



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™: Armed Woman Arrested For Drugs

On 05/4/19 at 8:47 pm, officers from The Janesville Police Department responded to Kwik Trip at 3359 Milton Ave, for the report of an armed subject. Officers located a vehicle in the parking lot with a female inside. Officers saw a handgun on the center console next to the female in the drivers’ seat. Officers began negotiations with the female while evacuating the business and parking lot.

After the lot was evacuated, officers moved away from the vehicle. A short time later, the female exited the vehicle unarmed and was taken into custody.

The officers were able to safely de-escalate the situation and prevent any injury to the community, officers or the suspect. The suspect has nothing in her past that prevented her from purchasing or possessing the handgun.

Addrienne M Golden will be arrested for the following charges and held at the Rock County Jail:

961.41(3G)(b) Possession of MDMA (Ecstasy)