WEAPONS ARREST: On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at approximately 11:00 p.m., Rockford Police Patrol Officers observed an individual walking in the middle of 11th Avenue near 7th Street. When officers attempted to stop the male, he ran and discarded what was later determined to be a handgun. The suspect, identified as 37-year-old Marcus Stone was taken into custody in the 1200 block of 7th Street without incident.
The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and authorized the below listed charges against Stone.
Marcus Stone, 37, Rockford: Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon, Possession of a Stolen Handgun, Resisting/Obstructing an Officer, No FOID
Stone was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Stone are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.