ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- On April 29th, 2013 shortly after 9:30 AM, members of the Rockford Police Department responded to an address in the 2300 block of S. 6th Street in reference to a possible Burglary in progress.
Prior to arriving at the scene, officers were informed a possible suspect vehicle was a dark colored sport utility vehicle. Officers located a dark colored sport utility vehicle in the area. Officers stopped the vehicle in the 1700 block of Kishwaukee Street and the occupants fled on foot from the vehicle. One of the suspects was taken into custody. A green plant material believed to be cannabis and a firearm were recovered during the investigation.
Officers learned the incident in question was a Home Invasion which occurred in the 2300 block of 7th Street. Property taken from the Home Invasion was recovered from the dark colored sport utility vehicle. The following suspect was charged:
Marcell D. Norris, 25 years of age, Rockford, Illinois
Unlawful Use of a Weapon
Violation of the Cannabis Control Act, possession with the intent to deliver cannabis
Norris was lodged in the Winnebago County jail.