From press release
Dec. 17, the State Line Area Narcotics Team (SLANT), in conjunction with Illinois State Police District 16 State Troopers, arrested a Rockford parolee for possession of crack cocaine.
Cedrick L. Sockwell, 35, of the 1200 block of 15th Avenue, Rockford, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, class X felony, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance, class 1 felony.
Sockwell was arrested after State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Sockwell was driving on Illinois Route 251 at Blackhawk Road. A search of Sockwell revealed 15 to 100 grams of crack cocaine and $2,338.
Sockwell was paroled from the Illinois Department of Corrections Feb. 27, 2009, after serving three years for delivery of a controlled substance.
Sockwell was incarcerated at the Winnebago County Jail.
These charges are only an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
The State Line Area Narcotics Team is composed of officers from the Freeport, Loves Park, Rockford and Monroe, Wis., police departments, the Stephenson County and Green County, Wisconsin, sheriff’s departments and the Illinois State Police.