Rockford Scanner™: Police arrested a Rockton man on multiple Home Fraud charges



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On Friday, January 14th, 2022, Boone County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a Rockton,
Illinois man on multiple Home Fraud charges.

Kirt Johnson, 44 years old of Rockton, was charged with two counts of Aggravated
Home Repair Fraud (Class 2 Felony) and two counts of Felony Theft. Johnson remains
in the Boone County Jail on a $50,000.00 (10%) bond.

Boone County Detectives have investigated multiple alleged 2021 home repair scams to
victims over the age of 60 years old by Johnson.

In addition to the current charges,
Detectives arrested Johnson on another Aggravated Home Repair Fraud charge (Class 2
Felony) in December, 2021. It is alleged that Johnson took over $100,000.00 in total
from three different victims.

The investigations are ongoing and additional charges are possible. The Boone County
Sheriff’s Office encourages any victim of Johnson or any home fraud scam to contact the
Sheriff’s Office.

A class 2 felony is punishable by three (3) to seven (7) years in the Illinois Department of

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone having information on a crime or
narcotic trafficking to call the Boone County Sheriff’s Office at 815-544-2144,

Kirt Johnson

Kirt Johnson


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