Wainer Ancheta arrested for shootout with police at Rockford Fas Fuel gas station

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The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Wainer Ancheta on Wednesday. Ancheta, 26, allegedly opened fire on Sheriff’s Deputies last week.

Police say five deputies, Stan Metzler, Jake Marino, Fred Jones, Brad Kaiser, and Charles Grasley were attempting to serve the arrest warrant on Ancheta at the Fas Fuel gas station at 3429 N Main Street on October 24th when Ancheta opened fire on them.

Deputies returned fire, injuring Ancheta. 

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office put all five deputies on paid administrative leave during the investigation of the incident.

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