Rockford man arrested in narcotics, weapons bust
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - One man is behind bars Tuesday after a month-long narcotics investigation.
Jose L. Maldonado, 29, was taken into custody Tuesday by Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police Narcotics Unit. The unit executed a search warrant in the 900 block of Kishwaukee Street, where deputies found approximately 210 grams of fentanyl and cocaine.
Deputies also recovered a handgun, AR-15 and shotgun during the search. According to authorities, both the handgun and AR-15 were missing serial numbers.
Maldonado faces six charges including possession with intent to deliver, unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number.
He’s currently lodged at the Winnebago County jail awaiting court.
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