Police Arrest Alleged Drug Dealer

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Members of the Rockford Police Department’s Narcotics Unit received information about an individual who was involved with selling drugs in the area of 1400 E. State St. and began an investigation.

Detectives with the Narcotics Unit identified the individual as Jonathan Atkinson.

The investigation concluded when members of the Narcotics Unit and M3 Streets Team took Atkinson into custody today in the 1300 block of E. State St.

Atkinson was charged with multiple drug offenses, including trying to sell cocaine and pot, and lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.

Atkinson is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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