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Two arrested after narcotics warrant search on Taft

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The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says the Narcotics Unit arrested two people after executing a search warrant in the 800 block of Taft Rd. in Rockford.

Officials say they executed the warrant at the residence on Monday, and recovered 18.6 grams of cocaine, an unspecified amount of Ecstasy pills and a .45 handgun. $301 in cash and a vehicle were also seized.

Officers arrested Candice M. Ferguson, 35, a resident of the home, and Rodney G. Nystrom, 48, of Rockford.

Ferguson was charged with possession with intent to deliver 1 to 15 grams of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school and violation of the controlled substance act via possession of ecstasy.

Nystrom was charged with possession with intent to deliver 1 to 15 grams of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school and armed violence.

Both are being held in the Winnebago County Jail.

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