Man arrested on heroin, crack cocaine charges after search of 25th Street residence
Online Staff Report
At approximately 7 a.m., Thursday July 28, members of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police Metro Narcotic Unit executed a search warrant at 1607 25th St., Rockford.
During the execution of the warrant, in excess of 100 grams of heroin and 30 grams of crack cocaine was recovered, along with two handguns and United States currency.
Rishawn Lavell Jones, 25, was located in the residence and has been charged with the following:
• Violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act (possession with intent to deliver between 100-400 grams of heroin);
• Violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act (possession with intent to deliver between 15-100 grams of crack cocaine);
• Armed violence;
• Unlawful use of weapons by a felon; and
• No Firearm Owner’s Identification card.
The charges against Jones are merely accusations. He is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.
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