Rockford Scanner™: FBI Task Force Working A Scene in Machesney Park

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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

RS Source

UPDATE: Sources are reporting this is a warrant service/bust.

Sources said the man arrested is a registered sex offender.
53-year-old James Umbaugh

We can confirm this man has been arrested and is currently being booked in the Winnebago County Jail.

Police have yet to release information.

Several sources have told us the FBI task force is working a scene near July Drive & Judy ct in Machesney Park this afternoon.
July Drive is near Ventura blvd

Sources are reporting the FBI Task force along with other officers, are on scene near July Drive.

They are carrying Orange Hazmat bags and wearing rubber gloves.

Unknown what happened at this time.

Police have yet (And like normal probably won’t) to release information on this.

Check back later for possible updates.

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INITIATIVE SUCCESS: The months-long initiative aimed at reducing violent crime in the Rockford area has led to another arrest. The total number of suspects taken into custody as a result of the Rockford Police Department’s Gang and Narcotics unit, along with the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department, Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force, and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Violent Crimes Task Force, now stands at 26.

On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 a search warrant was executed in the 2100 block of Lucille Street, and detectives from the Narcotics Unit arrested 40-year-old Terrance Dotson. In addition, cocaine, cannabis and more than $20,000 were seized. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the following charges: Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Deliver, Possession of Cannabis with the Intent to Deliver, and Criminal Drug Conspiracy

Dotson was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. His bond is set at $500,000. The charges against Dotson are merely accusations. He is considered innocent until proven guilty in court.