- Friday May 31st, 2013 :: 05:43 p.m. CDT
Belvidere Police arrest subject on multiple drug charges
ON FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013, THE BELVIDERE POLICE DEPARTMENT NARCOTIC UNIT ARRESTED A SUBJECT ON MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES.
CRYSTAL CEPEDA, 26 YEARS OLD, OF BELVIDERE, IL, WAS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF UNLAWFUL DELIVERY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (COCAINE) WITHIN 1000 FEET OF A CHURCH (CLASS X FELONY). CEPEDA REMAINS IN THE BOONE COUNTY JAIL ON A $200,000.00 (10%) BOND.
ON FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013, BELVIDERE POLICE NARCOTIC DETECTIVES TOOK CEPEDA INTO CUSTODY IN THE 600 BLOCK OF NORTH MAIN STREET, BELVIDERE, ILLINOIS.
THE ARREST OF CEPEDA CONCLUDED A TWO MONTH INVESTIGATION BY THE BELVIDERE POLICE NARCOTICS UNIT; ADDITIONAL CHARGES AND/OR ARRESTS ARE POSSIBLE.
A CLASS X FELONY IS PUNISHABLE BY SIX (6) TO THIRTY (30) YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
THE BELVIDERE POLICE DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION ON A CRIME, SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY OR NARCOTIC TRAFFICKING TO CALL THE BELVIDERE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 544-2135 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 547-7867.
Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the State’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
City of Belvidere Illinois Police Department
615 North Main Street
Belvidere, IL 61008