Update: Gun & Drugs Found, Related to Yesterday's Standoff Near Beloit College
by Beloit Police Dept. 02-22-13
In regards to the armed subject call in the 900 block of Park Av. that occurred on 02/21/13. Second shift officers returned to the address in the evening hours of 02/21/13 and conducted a search of the parking garage of the apartment building. Located in the garage was a 380 caliber semi-automatic handgun. The gun’s recovery location, led investigators to believe that this is the handgun used by the suspect, Jose R. Rodriguez. The drugs recovered in the earlier search of the apartment were found to be 6.5 grams of powder cocaine. Investigators were able to determine that the cocaine belonged to Jose also.
As a result, below are the up to date charges for Jose R. Rodriguez:
Disorderly Conduct while Armed
Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Possession of Cocaine (2nd offense)
Prohibited Acts B (drug house)
Resisting an Officer
Jose Rodriguez is being held in the Rock County Jail and will make his initial court appearance
on Monday, 02/25/13.