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CHARGES IN OGIBLY ROAD INCIDENT 3/21/15

Winnebago   County Sheriff's Office

News   Media Release

 

News Release Number

                 2015-008

 

Information: CHARGES IN OGIBLY ROAD INCIDENT

 

 

Date: 03-21-2015

 

Time: 1400 HOURS

 

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Narrative: ON FRIDAY, MARCH 20 AT 17:24 HOURS, WINNEBAGO COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPUTIES OBSERVED A GOLD COLORED BUICK HEADING NORTHBOUND ON CLIFTON AVENUE IN ROCKFORD . DEPUTIES OBSERVED THE THREE MEN IN THE BUICK WERE WEARING MASKS OR BANDANNAS COVERING PART OF THEIR FACES. THE SUSPECT VEHICLE TURNED WEST ONTO OGILBY ROAD AND SPED OFF AS SHERIFFS POLICE BEGAN TO FOLLOW. THE SUSPECT VEHICLE PASSED SEVERAL CARS, RAN A STOP SIGN, HIT A TRUCK, AND A TREE AT THE 1400 BLOCK OF OGILBY ROAD. POLICE APPREHENDED TWO SUSPECTS AT THE SCENE. A THIRD FLED ON FOOT AND IS STILL AT LARGE.

 

POLICE RECOVERED TWO HANDGUNS, SOME AMMUNITION, AND A SUBSTANCE BELIEVED TO BE MARIJUANA FROM THE VEHICLE AND THE SUSPECTS.

 

THE STATE’S ATTORNEYS OFFICE AUTHORIZED THE FOLLOWING CHARGES AGAINST THE DRIVER, 23 YEAR OLD LUIS VASQUEZ, AND A BACKSEAT PASSENGER, 18 YEAR OLD ALEX RODRIGUEZ:

AGGRAVATED UNLAWFUL USE OF WEAPONS BY A FELON.

UNLAWFUL USE OF WEAPONS BY A STREET GANG MEMBER.

HAVING NO VALID FOID CARD.

RESISTING ARREST.

 

VASQUEZ IS ALSO CHARGED WITH NUMEROUS TRAFFIC OFFENSES INCLUDING SPEEDING, FAILURE TO REDUCE SPEED TO AVOID A CRASH, AND HAVING NO VALID DRIVERS LICENSE.

 

BOTH VAZQUEZ AND RODRIGUEZ ARE BEING HELD ON NO BOND AND HAVE COURT APPEARANCES SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 23RD AT 1330 HOURS.

 

POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE THIRD SUSPECT AS 22 YEAR OLD ALEX SALGADO, WHO IS WANTED FOR SEVERAL OUTSTANDING CITY OF ROCKFORD WARRANTS IN ADDITION TO THE CHARGES HE FACES FOR THE OGILBY ROAD INCIDENT.

 

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION CONCERNING THE WHEREABOUTS OF ALEX SALGADO IS URGED TO CALL WINNEBAGO COUNTY SHERIFF’S POLICE AT 815-319-6000 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 815-963-7867.

 

 

THE CHARGES IN THIS CASE ARE MERELY ACCUSATIONS AND THE DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.

 

 

 

 

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Sheriff Gary Caruana                            

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Date: _03/21/15___   Time:   __1400 Hours___

 

 

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