Two arrested, authorities seize more than 7 kilos of cocaine in Rockford

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Two people from Rockford are arrested and charged with selling a large amount of drugs in the area.

Jose Guzman, 41, and Maria Robles, 38, were arrested Monday after a traffic stop in the area of N Second St and Y Blvd, where deputies found about 1.5 kilograms of cocaine, according to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities later searched a home on the 5700 block of Pepper Drive where deputies found another 5.5 kilograms of cocaine, a gun and more than $105,000 in cash.

Investigators later searched another home, on the 700 block of Aura Drive, where they found another 5.5 ounces of cocaine, two more guns and another $14,000 in cash.

Guzman and Robles were taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

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