Suspected Rockford Pot Dealer Arrested

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A Rockford man is in custody after the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit says it found marijuana and weapons at his home on Knight Avenue.

A search warrant was executed on Tuesday at 2717 Knight Ave., where police say they recovered1562 grams of marijuana, 46 sativa plants, a handgun and a shotgun.

A resident of the home, 30-year-old Luan Dabeca, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon
  • Armed Violence
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Cannabis 500-2,000 g
  • Possession of 20-50 Cannabis Sativa Plants

A Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department spokesman says the Armed Violence charge comes from accusations that Dabeca dealth drugs while armed.

He is being held in the Winnebago County jail without bond pending his arraignment.

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