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Rockford Scanner™: On Friday, A Man Arrested For Resisting & Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon




On Friday, May 20, 2022, at approximately 3:35 a.m., Rockford
Police officers were in the 300 block of Foster Avenue when they observed an adult male walking
in the roadway in front of a residence.

When the officers attempted to make contact with the
subject, later identified as Zachery Laster, he fled on foot into the residence and was observed
discarding a fanny pack prior to entering.

A short time later, all occupants of the house exited
along with Laster.

During the investigation, officers located and recovered a loaded handgun
inside the fanny pack. Laster was taken into custody and lodged in the County Jail.

After a review of the facts of the case, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized
the charges listed below.

Zachery Laster, 32, Rockford

Armed Habitual Criminal

Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon
Resisting Arrest


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