Rockford man charged with June 8 armed robbery of Cash Store on South Alpine
Online Staff Report
Filbert B. Mendoza, 31, of Rockford, has been arrested and charged with armed robbery with a handgun in the June 8 robbery of the Cash Store at 2424 S. Alpine Road, Rockford.
Shortly after 11 a.m., June 8, a suspect later identified as Mendoza entered the cash store to apply for a loan. Mendoza left the cash store without the loan. However, he returned shortly before noon armed with a handgun demanding money. He left the store with an undisclosed amount of United States currency.
Police detectives conducted a follow-up investigation into the incident. The facts of the investigation were reviewed with the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, which authorized the charges against Mendoza.
Mendoza’s bond has been set at $200,000.
Posted June 29, 2012
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