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Rockford Scanner™: Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, Freeport Woman Arrested



Freeport Woman Arrested for Reckless Discharge of Firearm

On Sunday, March 20, 2022 at approximately 3:05 P.M., the Freeport Police Department responded to shots fired in the area of W Broadway and S Oak Avenue. Officers located evidence in the area and through their investigation were able to identify Tanya Beckham, aged 38 of Freeport, as the suspect.
Shortly after, Beckham was apprehended, and a firearm was seized in relation to the investigation. Beckham was charged with Reckless Discharge of a Firearm and was transported to the Stephenson County Jail with a bond of $15,000. Beckham posted bond and was released on Monday, March 21.
The public is reminded that the defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial, at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt


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