Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Tie Up Family During Home Invasion, Victims Break Free And Stab A Suspect near South Beloit




 

On Thursday, June 14, 2018, the South Beloit Police Department responded to the 14000 block of Prairie Commons Lane for a Home Invasion in which a 52 year old male and his 16 year old children were confronted by armed suspects demanding money. Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detectives were called in to assist in the investigation.

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, evidence led investigators to the 3200 block of Alida St. in Rockford where Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detectives located, identified and arrested five persons involved in the incident. One of the suspects, Charles McCanse was found with a non-life threatening stab wound to his back.

The following persons were arrested, charged and lodged in the Winnebago County Jail:

~Cherita A. Hanson 1/6/84 of Rockford
-Home Invasion
-Conspiracy to Commit Home Invasion
-Residential Burglary
-Possession of a Stolen Firearm

~Sallie M. Prince 2/23/93 of Rockford
-Home Invasion
-Conspiracy to Commit Home Invasion
-Residential Burglary
-Possession of a Stolen Firearm
-Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Deliver (1-15 grams)

~Antwon D. Smith 12/22/79 of Rockford
-Home Invasion
-Conspiracy to Commit Home Invasion
-Residential Burglary
-Possession of a Stolen Firearm

Charles J. McCanse 5/23/84 of Mt. Morris, IL
-Home Invasion
-Conspiracy to Commit Home Invasion
-Residential Burglary
-Possession of a Stolen Firearm

Alec T. Pulley 11/13/85 of Elgin, IL
-Home Invasion
-Conspiracy to Commit Home Invasion
-Residential Burglary
-Possession of a Stolen Firearm

The investigation is on-going and further charges against those involved are pending.

The charges against Hanson, Prince, Smith, McCanse and Pulley are merely accusations and they are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The South Beloit Police wants to thank the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department for their great work on this case.

 

 


 

SOUTH BELOIT, IL – On June 14, 2018 at 2:43 am Officers from the South Beloit, Roscoe, and Rockton Police Departments, as well as Deputies from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office responded to 14156 Prairie Commons Lane in South Beloit for a reported home invasion.

Upon arrival officers met with the adult male resident and his two teenage children. The male stated that shortly after 2:00am a female acquaintance came to his residence to visit. After several minutes the female friend advised she had a female friend in her car and she too was invited into the residence.

Shortly thereafter the resident was confronted by three masked adult males, all whom were believed to be black males. The homeowner was restrained by the suspects but managed to break loose and along with his teenage son began fighting with the intruders.

The homeowner gained control of a knife one of the suspects had and stabbed this suspects. During the commotion the teenage children fled the residence. The three male suspects and the two original black females fled the home. A dark colored four door car was seen fleeing the residence. The father and children were reunited back at their home.

The adult homeowner was treated by the South Beloit Fire EMS personnel but was not transported to a medical facility. The children did not receive any injuries.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the South Beloit Police Department in this investigation, which is on-going.

This is an isolated incident and this home was specifically targeted by the suspects.