Rockford Woman Arrested on Weapon Warrant Monday Night


A woman is in custody after Rockford Police act on a tip from a concerned citizen.

Shawntia Denny, 22, of Rockford, was wanted on a Winnebago County aggravated unlawful use of a weapon warrant. After receiving a tip from a resident Monday night, police learned where Denny was residing.

When they arrived at her home in the 800 block of 11th Street, officers made contact with her, attempting to get her to surrender. When she refused, police used force to enter the home, and took Denny into custody without further incident.

She was taken to the Winnebago County Jail where she was lodged on $5,000 bond.

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