UPDATE (1/14/15) -- A jury convicted Bassett of armed robbery with a firearm Tuesday. He faces a maximum of 45 years in prison. Bassett's sentencing is set for Feb 19th.
ROCKFORD -- Police arrest 21-year-old Lamarcus Bassett.
On Sunday around 6:30pm, members of the Rockford Police Department responded to the 700 block of Cunningham. Lamarcus L. Bassett (a.k.a. Kool Aid), who was wanted on several arrest warrants, was reportedly in a residence at that location.
Officers located Bassett and arrested him without incident.
Bassett was arrested regarding the following warrants:
-Aggravated Battery with a Firearm
(6/20/14): Police say Bassett committed two crimes this week. The first took place on Tuesday. Police say he robbed a victim at gunpoint at 4104 Auburn Street. The second incident was Thursday's drive-by shooting on Royal. Bassett was identified in both cases. He now faces additional charges, including:
- Two counts of armed robbery
- Aggravated robbery
- Agg. discharge of a firearm
- Conspiracy to commit aggravated battery
- Conspiracy to commit aggravated discharge