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Rockford man faces multiple charges after narcotics investigation

Deputies from the narcotics unit executed a search warrant at the residence on Wednesday.
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Published: Jul. 9, 2020 at 4:51 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A Rockford man is facing multiple charges after a narcotics investigation by the WInnebago County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday.

Authorities had received complaints from the community about a man dealing narcotics on the 1100 block of 20th Street over several weeks. Following an investigation, a residence was identified as being the source of the narcotics complaint.

On Wednesday, the deputies from the narcotics unit executed a search warrant at the residence.

While the warrant was being executed, deputies found more than 150 grams of cocaine, a loaded handgun, money and narcotics packaging material.

The Winnebago County States Attorney’s Office authorized charges against 26-year-old Francisco A. Uresti Jr. The charges include possesion with intent to deliver cocaine of more than 100 grams, unlawful use of weapons by a felon, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a fireamr without requisite FOID.

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