Rockford Scanner™: Local Man Arrested for severely beating a 5 month old child



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.