Rockford Scanner™: Fatal Shooting Just Happened in Rockford

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UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Prince Chatman 

Chief O’Shea said a vehicle crashed and the driver was shot. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital, where the victim was confirmed dead.

The victim has passed away.

This is a homicide investigation.

The victim is approx. 35 years old.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.

Sources reporting there is a shooting that just happened in Rockford.

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Rockford Scanner™: RFD Responding To A Fire At A Residence

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Around 6 am this morning, the RFD were responding to a fire.

It happened in the area of Chestnut and Johnston

There are reports a porch is on fire near this location

Several units from the RFD are en route.



Rockford Scanner™: Serious Motorcycle Accident, 2 Injured. Avoid The Area




Around 7:30 pm tonight several sources were reporting a serious motorcycle accident in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of Rockton and Chestnut. 

There is a serious motorcycle accident near this location. 

At least two people injured.  One with massive head injuries and unconscious. 

Avoid the area.  



Rockford Scanner™: A Female Ran Over A Man In Rockford, Emergency Personnel En Route




 Around 7:30 pm tonight several emergency personnel were responding to an accident in Rockford. 

A pedestrian was ran over by a vehicle near Chestnut and Henrietta. 

A man was ran over by a woman. There is a lot of yelling going on. 

Sounds like it might be a possible domestic related. 

Still developing




Rockford Scanner™: Man Charged With Several Counts Of Sexual Assault To A Child In Rockford




On Monday, May 21st, 2018 a Rockford Police Department School Resource Officer (SRO) was notified about a possible sexual assault which had occurred at a residence in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street. The information that was received indicated that a juvenile victim, under the age of 13, had been sexually assaulted by an adult male acquaintance of the family.

Detectives from the Sensitive Crimes Unit conducted a follow-up investigation and were able to identify a suspect, 24-year-old Jesus Pena Jr. of Elgin, IL. The investigation was later reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office. As a result, charges were authorized and a warrant was obtained for the suspect.

On Thursday, May 31st, 2018 Jesus Pena Jr. was arrested by detectives and later lodged in the Winnebago County Jail on his warrant for the listed charges. A photo of Jesus Pena Jr. is attached:

ARRESTED: Jesus Pena Jr. 24-years-old Elgin, IL
CHARGES: Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault (2 counts) (victim under 13)
Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (4 counts) (victim under 13)
BOND: $150,000 / 10%

The charges against Jesus Pena Jr. are merely accusations and not evidence of his guilt. As with defendants in all criminal cases he is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

Due to the victim’s age and the nature of the incident no further details are available.