ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police announced the arrests of five people as a result of a sweep of the Auburn Manor apartment complex on Tuesday.
Police say the sweep, conducted by patrol officers, detectives, and the SWAT team, was conducted as a result of several violent incidents which have occurred there in the past couple of weeks, including the assault on two private security guards by seven to ten individuals on Monday night.
Police say three handguns and over six grams of cannabis were recovered during the sweep.
Nicholas Falls, 31, (pictured) was arrested on a Failure to Appear Warrant for a weapons offense.
Tiffany Griffith, 32, (pictured) was arrested on a Failure to Appear Warrant for a traffic violation.
Brandy Faulkner, 18, was arrested for not possessing a Firearm Owner’s Identification Card.
Edward McKenzie, 24, was arrested for criminal trespassing.
Aaliyah Talford, 22, (pictured) was arrested for Resisting and Obstructing a police officer.
“The Rockford Police Department will not tolerate the violent acts that have been committed at Auburn Manor,” explained Deputy Chief John Pozzi. “For the safety of the other tenants in the complex, and for our community as a whole, we conducted the security sweep and are pleased with the results.”