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Rockford man faces multiple charges after narcotics investigation

Rockford police narcotics detectives have been investigating after residents complained about possible drug deals.
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Published: Jan. 17, 2021 at 6:58 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2021 at 9:24 AM CST
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Rashard Young, 38 of Rockford, is in custody after an investigation over possible drug deals in the 2100 block of 18th Ave.

After a two month investigation, officers recovered a loaded handgun and cocaine, and named Young as a suspect. He was arrested on January 15, 2020.

Young faces charges for armed violence, possession with intent to deliver cocaine and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

RPD worked with the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office in this investigation.

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