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GOP graffiti suspect Tim Damm arrested again

ROCKFORD - The 42-year-old man arrested for vandalizing the Republican headquarters downtown is now charged with battery and resisting a peace officer. What led to the new charges against Damm is currently unknown. He was arrested Friday.…

Charges announced in Cherry Valley homicide

ROCKFORD - The Winnebago County State's Attorney's Office on Thursday announced multiple counts of murder against a suspect they say killed a man outside CherryVale Mall earlier this year. Devin L. Stevenson, 34, is charged with 12…

Investigation leads to drug arrest

ROCKFORD - A Rockford man is behind bars after police say he was in possession of drugs on the city's south side. Jesus Zarate-Garcia, 31, of Rockford, is charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver cocaine, two counts…

Man arrested for vandalizing GOP headquarters

ROCKFORD - A man who was interviewed by a local news station about vandalism to the local Republican headquarters has been charged with defacing the property. Timothy A. Damm, 42, was taken into custody Monday, Oct. 1, a day after the…

Belvidere woman jailed for false threat

BELVIDERE - A Belvidere woman is behind bars for allegedly transmitting a false threat of violence against a person at a local school while school was in session. According police spokesmen, Sabrina Andrews, 20, was arrested Thursday as…

Man arrested on gun, drug charges

ROCKFORD - A Rockford man was arrested on a handful of charges Thursday, after police say he was in possession of drugs and an illegal firearm. Drake A. Stewart, 36, was arrested by Winnebago County Sheriff's deputies during a narcotics…

Arrest made in violent robberies

ROCKFORD - A Rockford man faces charges in two violent robberies in Rockford, police reported Thursday. Joseph Collins, 20, faces two counts of aggravated battery and a single count of robbery in two separate incidents. Police say the…

Rockford Police probe three armed robberies

ROCKFORD - The Rockford Police Department is investigating three armed robberies that occurred withing the last two days. The first incident happened at 7 a.m.,Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the 3200 block of Gilbert Avenue. The victim claimed he…

New charges filed in criminal investigation

ROCKFORD - A Rockford man faces new charges linked to several crimes in the city. On Sept. 1, Rockford Police officers arrested 28-year-old Jawan Robinson-Jones for aggravated battery to a senior citizen and attempted robbery for an…