Police Find Explosives Inside A Rockton Residence

- ROCKTON - Dozens of police officers and bomb squad units searched a home in the 600 block of Wingate Place around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, after receiving calls from neighbors claiming a resident had firearms and explosive materials inside of the home.

Officers say the explosives are homemade devices.

The Rockton police and the Winnebago County Sherriff's department’s obtained a search warrant and located the explosives, guns, and also cannabis.

Police say this is not the first time they have responded to this address for issues. Officers tell Eyewitness News they searched this same residence back in 2010.

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