ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Winnebago County Sheriff has arrested Marcus Green, 41, after an investigation into illegal drug sales in Rockford.
According to police, detectives linked Green to narcotics distribution out of a home in the 1300 block of Garrison Avenue.
Police arrested Green during a search warrant of the home, and turned up 100 grams of cocaine and a handgun.
Authorities say Green already has prior drug convictions.
He has been charged with being an armed habitual criminal, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, and unlawful use of weapons by a felon.
“This arrest is a result of the hard work and dedication of our Narcotics Unit” said Sheriff Gary Caruana. “We will continue to work relentlessly to combat drug trafficking in our community.”