21-year-old Belvidere man arrested for stabbing family member in the neck


Belvidere Police have arrested 21-year-old Alex Rivera for allegedly stabbing a family member in the neck on Thursday night.

Police say around 5:35 p.m., they were called to the 1400 block of Douglas Court for a report of a domestic fight.

When they arrived, the found a Hispanic male with a single stab wound to the neck. He was taken to the hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

At 9:20 p.m., police executed a search warrant on Rivera’s house and found a knife, clothing and biological evidence from the crime scene.

Rivera is being held in the Boone County Jail without bond.

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