Rockford man arrested on drug charges

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Rockford man faces several drug charges after a tip led police to two homes in the region.

Vernell Williams, 35, is charged with intent to deliver heroin and fentanyl.

The Drug Enforcement Agency office in Milwaukee received a tip that led them to search a home in Rockford and another in South Beloit.

During the search, officers say they found 1500 grams of heroin and more than 140 grams of fentanyl. Investigators added that money, scales, and two large presses were discovered.