Aggravated Battery to a Child
On the early morning hours of 10/30/18, Detectives with the Dixon Police Department and the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Rockford hospital where a five month old infant was being treated for suspected abuse. It was determined the abuse occurred in rural Mount Morris and Detectives learned the infant had fractured ribs, arms, legs and wrist bones. The infant also sustained a skull fracture, cranial bleeding and a collapsed lung.
On 10/31/18 at approx. midnight, Officers with the Dixon Police Department located and took into custody Shane D. Wilson, age 19 of Mount Morris, for outstanding Ogle County arrest warrants and transported him to the Ogle County Jail. On 11/1/18 at approx. 12:45 PM, Ogle County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Wilson for Aggravated Battery to a Child, a class X Felony. Wilson appeared in court on 11/2/18 where his bond was set at $500,000, 10% applies.
Sources reporting a house was raided in Roscoe yesterday morning.
The alleged suspect that was arrested during the raid, is in the photo above.
Sources are reporting the raid happened near 11300 block of Jasmine Drive in Rosoce
132 grams of cocaine, 68 grams of cannabis, 88 pills of Xanax, .3 grams of ecstasy and 18 firearms, 2 of the 18 were reported stolen
Police have yet to release information on this.
Just after 2 pm, the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a fire/explosion call.
Initial reports are saying a vehicle has exploded near 213 Peoples in Rockford. (A salvage yard near Gunite)
The business is reporting the explosion shook their business. (Update: Several people reporting the explosion shook their business and houses, as far as Harrison and 11th)
Unknown if the vehicle is occupied.
The vehicle is reported to be full engulfed.
The fire has extended to other nearby objects
They are telling the firefighters to stay at least 80 feet from the fire.
The cause of the explosion and fire is under investigation.
TWO ROCKFORD MEN CHARGED WITH STEALING
FIREARMS FROM LICENSED FIREARMS DEALERS
ROCKFORD — Two Rockford area men were charged by a federal grand jury last week on firearms offenses. KYLAND WILLIS, 20, and MARTAEVIEN Q. STEVENSON, 20, were each charged with one count of conspiracy to steal firearms from a licensed firearms dealer and to possess stolen firearms, one count of stealing firearms from a licensed firearms dealer, and one count of possessing stolen firearms.
The indictment alleges that, on Jan. 3, 2018, Willis, Stevenson, and a third individual broke into the store of a firearms licensee in Belvidere, Ill., and stole approximately 29 firearms. The indictment further alleges that Willis, Stevenson, and a third individual attempted to break into the firearms licensee’s store again on Jan. 8 and Jan. 10, 2018.
Willis was also charged in a separate case with one count of conspiracy to steal firearms from a licensed firearms dealer and to possess stolen firearms, two counts of stealing firearms from the licensed firearms dealer, and two counts of possessing stolen firearms.
The indictment in that case alleges that, on Dec. 15, 2017, Willis broke into the store of a firearms licensee in Loves Park, Ill., and stole approximately 11 firearms.
The indictment alleges that, on Dec. 27, 2017, Willis and another individual broke into the store of the same firearms licensee again and stole an additional 13 firearms. The indictment further alleges that Willis and the other individual also attempted to break into the store of another firearms licensee in Loves Park, Ill. on Dec. 26, 2017.
Each conspiracy count carries a maximum potential penalty of up to 5 years’ imprisonment followed by up to 3 years’ supervised release. Each count of possessing stolen firearms and stealing firearms from a licensed dealer carries a maximum potential penalty of up to 10 years’ imprisonment followed by up to 3 years’ supervised release. Each count alleged in the indictments also carries a fine of up to $250,000. If convicted, the court must impose a reasonable sentence under federal sentencing statutes and the advisory United States Sentencing Guidelines and order full restitution.
Stevenson was arrested and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Iain D. Johnston on Oct. 30, 2018, and pled not guilty. Stevenson’s detention hearing is scheduled for Nov. 1, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Willis is currently in state custody on other charges and is scheduled to appear for arraignment on Nov. 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in federal court in Rockford, before U.S. Magistrate Johnston.
The public is reminded that an indictment contains only charges and is not evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
The charges were announced by John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, and Celinez Nunez, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives. The investigation was conducted by ATF, the Loves Park Police Department, the Belvidere Police Department, and the Rockford Police Department. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office also assisted in the investigation.
The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Talia Bucci.
Sources reporting a dead body at a local truck stop.
Details are minimal due to the encryption.
Sources are reporting a dead body at the Shell station on Baxter rd.
This is the truck stop and also the drivers license place inside.
No other information is available at this time.
Update: Sources reporting the dead body was found in or near a truck.
Around 11:40 am this morning, police were investigating an armed robbery and a carjacking.
A black male suspect robbed a victim and then carjacked the victim.
The suspect is a black male last seen in the victims white vehicle near Parkside.
No other information is available, due to the encryption.
The Rochelle Police Department is investigating 4 counterfeit $100 bills that were passed at area businesses on or about 102618. The serial numbers on all the bills is the same: G21681745A.
It appears the suspects made small purchases, in order to maximize the amount of change they would receive.
Video from two businesses show that the two suspects, both male blacks (seen in attached photos) were traveling together in a Silver Chevrolet Suburban.
The Rochelle Police cautions business owners who are taking large bills, especially for small purchases, to take extra care to make sure the bills are not counterfeit. If you locate a counterfeit bill call the Rochelle Police immediately. If the suspect attempts to leave do not try to detain him / her, simply get the best description you can of him / her, and their vehicle, if possible.
Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call the Ogle-Lee Crime Stoppers at 1-888-228-4488.
Rewards of up to $1000.00 are paid for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the offenders.
Around 11 AM the Rockford fire department were responding to a gas leak.
A construction crew has hit a gas line in the 3500 block of North Main.
Rockford fire department and also NICOR are in route to the scene
Police have labeled shooting victims, deaths, stabbing victims, etc.. as medical assists in the past. So we post all the medical assist calls now as well.