Rockford man faces numerous weapon charges after six hour standoff


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Early Wednesday morning, Rockford Police arrested Isaac Parker, 26, after a standoff that lasted hours.

He is facing one count of Aggravated assault with a firearm, one count of battery, 11 counts of possession of a gun without a FOID card, and one count of possession of ammunition without a FOID card.

On Tuesday night around 9:25 p.m. Rockford Police responded to a domestic incident on the 22400 block of 25th Street. It lasted until 3:40am Wednesday.

Officials say a bystander tried to intervene a dispute between Parker and his girlfriend. Parker then pointed a gun at him and told him to leave.

When officers arrived, no one answered the door.

SWAT was eventually called in a few hours later. SWAT approached the home around 3:40am. But, the suspect then opened the door and surrendered peacefully. When investigators searched the property, several firearms were located and collected as evidence.

via Rockford Police Department

Parker’s bond was set at $100,000.


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