Man on probation for prior drug offense charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine

Jeffrey R. Whitaker,
Jeffrey R. Whitaker

Online Staff Report

A Rockford man on probation for a prior drug arrest has been arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver less than 1 gram of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a church.

Jeffrey R. Whitaker, 23, of Rockford, was arrested following a Rockford police investigation of reports of a subject living in the upper apartment at 707 King St. being involved with the delivery of crack cocaine.

A search of the apartment yielded a small amount of suspected crack cocaine, United States currency and other items associated with drug trafficking.

Whitaker is being held at Winnebago County Jail.

Posted March 12, 2014