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City of Belvidere Illinois Police Department
Friday March 23rd, 2012 :: 11:51 a.m. CDT
Advisory

BELVIDERE POLICE ARREST TWO SUBJECTS ON MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES

ON THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012 THE BELVIDERE POLICE DEPARTMENT NARCOTIC UNIT ARRESTED TWO SUBJECTS ON MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES.

DELFINO PEREZ, 49 YEARS OLD, OF BELVIDERE, IL, WAS CHARGED WITH FOUR COUNTS OF UNLAWFUL DELIVERY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (COCAINE – CLASS 1 FELONY) AND ONE COUNT OF UNLAWFUL POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DELIVER A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (COCAINE – CLASS X FELONY). PEREZ IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BOONE COUNTY JAIL WITH NO BOND.

OSCAR VELARDE, 38 YEARS OLD, OF BELVIDERE, IL, WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF UNLAWFUL POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DELIVER CANNABIS (CLASS 3 FELONY). VELARDE WAS ALSO WANTED ON A BOONE COUNTY TRAFFIC WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR. VELARDE IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BOONE COUNTY JAIL WITH NO BOND.
ON THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012, BELVIDERE POLICE NARCOTIC DETECTIVES, DEA TASKFORCE OFFICERS, OFFICERS FROM THE STATE LINE AREA NARCOTICS TASK FORCE (S.L.A.N.T.) AND A BELVIDERE POLICE K-9 UNIT EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT A RESIDENCE LOCATED IN THE 900 BLOCK OF BERYLAN STREET, BELVIDERE. BELVIDERE POLICE SEIZED COCAINE, CANNABIS, ELECTRONIC SCALE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, AND OVER $5000.00 UNITED STATES CURRENCY.

THE ARRESTS OF PEREZ AND VELARDE CONCLUDED A ONE MONTH INVESTIGATION BY THE BELVIDERE POLICE NARCOTICS UNIT. THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING AND 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. A CLASS 1 FELONY IS PUNISHABLE BY FOUR (4) TO FIFTEEN (15) YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. A CLASS 3 FELONY IS PUNISHABLE BY TWO (2) TO FIVE (5) YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.

ANOTHER SUBJECT WAS ALSO ARRESTED AT THE TIME OF THE SEARCH WARRANT. ANTONIO MOLDNADO, 29 YEARS OLD, OF BELVIDERE, IL, WAS ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE WARRANTS FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR. TWO OF THE WARRANTS WERE ISSUED FROM BOONE COUNTY WARRANTS FOR OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE AND TRAFFIC; ANOTHER WAS ISSUED FROM WINNEBAGO COUNTY FOR D.U.I.. MOLDNADO IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE BOONE COUNTY JAIL ON A $12,000.00 (10%) BOND.

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.

Address/Location
City of Belvidere Illinois Police Department
615 N Main St
Belvidere, IL 61008

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-544-9626

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