FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Attn: News Director Contact: Chief Eric Higby
August 19, 2011 (815) 562-2131
On Thursday April 14th at 4:37 p.m., the Rochelle Police Department K9 unit conducted a traffic stop in the Caron Ridge parking lot. After further investigation, the driver, Abdula J. Rice, 39 of Rochelle, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance (class 4 felony), and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (class 3 felony). Approximately 5.7 grams of suspected cocaine was recovered during the stop, and $244.00 was seized from Mr. Rice. He was transported to the Ogle County Jail in lieu of bond.
All parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.