Man Arrested After CrimeStoppers Tip

Thanks to a CrimeStoppers tip, a Rockford man is in jail after police find nearly 70 marijuana plants growing in his basement.

Police arrested 58 year old Paul Wilson for allegedly growing the pot inside his home in the 2700 block of Marshall Street. In addition to the plants, detectives also confiscated various pieces of equipment used to grow marijuana, as well as ammunition from inside the residence.

Wilson was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Winnebago County Jail where he was lodged.

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