Man arrested after police catch him in middle of a drug deal

ROCKFORD (WREX) — A man has been taken into custody after police say they watched him make a drug deal.

Jarrion Moore, 23, of Rockford, was taken into custody on Thursday.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says they were conducting a drug investigation in the area of Rockton Ave. and Auburn St. around 3:30 p.m. when they witnessed a drug deal in a parking lot.

Authorities say they saw Moore involved in a drug deal. As officers approached him, Moore was seen throwing baggies containing crack cocaine on the ground, according to the Sheriff’s.

Moore was taken to the Winnebago County Jail where he faces multiple charges.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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