Winnebago County deputies arrest a Rockford man allegedly in possession of tens of thousands of dollars worth of stolen property.
Authorities say they pulled Scott Burton, 51, over Thursday for a traffic violation after conducting surveillance on him for suspicion of burglary. After taking him into custody, police investigated and determined he had burglarized a storage unit at 4902 Stenstrom Road in Rockford.
Detectives cleared four other burglaries they believe Burton to be responsible for, recovering $10,000 worth of stolen property.
Burton is charged with burglary, possession of stolen property and driving while license suspended.