Rockford Police arrest man after stand-off on 12th Avenue

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A known Rockford felon, Marquall Meeks, 29, was arrested after a stand-off with police following an argument with a woman on Friday.

According to Rockford Police, on October 8, 2021 they responded to a call around 3:40 a.m. in the 1900 block of 12th Avenue for a woman and man arguing. Responding officers said they a gun on the floor, visible through the glass door.

Police were able to talk to the woman over the phone, and she was able to get out the house safely.

Meeks remained in the house for several hours before surrendering.

He was charged with Violation of Bail Bond, Criminal Trespass, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon.

He was booked to the Winnebago County Jail.

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