Beloit man charged with possession heroin, pot
A Beloit man was charged with possession of pot and heroin after a suspicious vehicle stop Friday night, police said.
Janesville police said an officer suspected a vehicle traveling in the Fourth Ward neighborhood and downtown Janesville at about 9:15 p.m. was involved in distributing controlled substances, and the occupants were suspected of having gang affiliations.
Police stopped the vehicle in the 200 block of East Centerway, according to the report. During the investigation, the driver, 31-year-old Depronce A. Burnett, was reportedly found in possession of controlled substances, arrested and taken to the Rock County Jail.
Police said officers seized 8.6 grams of heroin, 18.7 grams of marijuana and cash.
Burnett was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin within 1,000 feet of certain places, possession with intent to deliver THC within 1,000 feet of certain places, maintaining drug vehicle, first-offense operating while under the influence and a probation violation.