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Drugs, handguns seized in search of Rockford residence

Michael Joyner Michael Joyner
Denardo Bethany Denardo Bethany

Two men were arrested and drugs, cash, and guns were seized during the search of a North Hinkley Avenue home.

Members of the Rockford Police Department's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 434 N. Hinkley Avenue on Friday, January 25. Fourteen individual bags of suspected crack cocaine, 10 ecstasy pills, cash, and two handguns were recovered in the search. One handgun was reported stolen out of Freeport.

Two of the four men inside the residence were arrested. They face the following charges:

  • Michael L. Joyner, 22, Rockford
    • Possession of Stolen Property
    • No FOID Card
  • Denardo G. Bethany, 36, Rockford
    • Possession of a Controlled Substance (MDMA)

Both men have been detained with no bond.

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