Rockford man arrested on drug charges after attempting to flee authorities
Online Staff Report
State Line Area Narcotics Team (SLANT), in conjunction with the Loves Park Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration, arrested a Rockford resident for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
Anthony F. Lofton, 27, of the 3000 block of Foliage Lane, Rockford, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school and resisting arrest.
Lofton was arrested after he ran from SLANT agents while he was delivering 11 grams of crack cocaine to a residence in Loves Park near Loves Park Elementary school.
Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver is a class X felony, punishable by six to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Lofton is incarcerated at Winnebago County Jail.
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