UPDATE: Man Sentenced on Robbery Charges After Allegedly Targeting Victims on Craigslist

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

UPDATE: ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- After pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated robbery, 23-year-old Trivell Smith has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Rockford Police say they investigated several robbery and theft incidents from November 2013 to February 2014 that occurred in the Northwest part of Rockford. Police believe all the thefts were related because the victims had posted items for sale online on Craigslist. The items included phones and video game systems.


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- 22-year-old Trivell Smith has been arrested on aggravated robbery and theft charges after police say he targeted his victims on Craigslist.

Rockford Police say they investigated several robbery and theft incidents from November 2013 to February 2014 that occurred in the Northwest part of Rockford. Police believe all the thefts were related because the victims had posted items for sale online. The items included phones and video game systems.


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