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Press Release-WBITF Pierson Investigation


Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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PRESS RELEASE

July 2nd, 2019

State's Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross

 

Winnebago Boone County Integrity Task Force completed a thorough investigation of the officer involved shooting which occurred on February 6, 2019.  The information was submitted to the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and reviewed by State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross.  After reviewing the evidence, State’s Attorney Hite Ross concluded that Rockford City Police Officer Stec was justified in the use of deadly force in the incident that resulted in the death of Randy Allan Pierson. 

 

Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross presented the evidence from the Winnebago Boone County Integrity Task Force investigation to the Grand Jury for consideration. Officer Stec was justified in the use of deadly force during the February 6, 2019 incident which resulted in the death of Randy Allan Pierson.

 

CONTACT PERSON

Winnebago County State's Attorney

Marilyn Hite Ross

(815) 319-4700

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:

400 W. State Street, Suite 619, Rockford, IL  61101, STATESATTORNEY@CO.WINNEBAGO.IL.US, (815) 319-4700, Fax (815) 319-4701

Criminal Division, Victim/Witness Services,(815) 319-4700, TDD (815) 961-3684

Civil Division, (815) 319-4799, Fax (815) 319-4798, Child Protection/Juvenile Unit, (815) 319-4798, Fax (815) 319-4796

 

 

 

Winnebago County State’s Attorney

Marilyn Hite Ross

(815) 319-4700

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