on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at approximately 5:15 AM the Rockford Police Department were called to the 1400 block of Garden Court in reference to a stabbing.
Upon their arrival officers learned a 30-year-old female and a 31-year-old male who had a domestic relationship were inside a residence when they got into an argument. The female stabbed the male in both his arms, And she sustained a laceration to her hand. Both were transported to a local emergency room with non-life-threatening injuries.
The female later identified as 30-year-old the Laprica Wilder, Was taken into custody.The Winnebago County states Attorney’s office reviewed the case and authorize the following charges: aggravated battery with a knife, aggravated domestic battery. She was lodged in the Winnebago County jail. The charges against her are merely accusations she is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law
Sources have told us that ex-head coach for the Rockford Icehogs Ted Dent has been arrested for domestic battery. According to public records, he was arrested for: Domestic Battery/Bodily Harm and Domestic Battery/Physical Contact. He was arrested and his next court date set for 04/16/2019 at 1:30 in courtroom 2. Bail Bond/$1,500.00-10% (Recognizance Bond)
Update: Police have confirmed the victim in this incident is a 14 year old family member. We been told he was being disorderly while being booked in the jail, but officials have yet to confirm that.
He is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law
On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at approximately 4:45 AM the Rockford police responded to the 1700 block of Genoa Street in reference to a domestic battery complaint involving a gun.
Upon their arrival officer learned a 31-year-old male and a 32-year-old female got into an argument that led to a physical altercation. The two had a domestic relationship.
Officers located a vehicle in the driveway of the residence that had had been reportedly damaged with a shovel by the female. Officers then learn the male fired off one round from a handgun into the air. No one was injured and nothing was struck by the gunfire.
Officers took the mail identified as James Howell into custody and arrested him for reckless discharge. Police took him down to the Winnebago County jail and lodged him. According to the jail website he is currently on no bond with a felony pending and his next court date is Unavailable.
The charges against him are merely an accusation and he is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.
SHOOTING ARREST: On Thursday, December 13, 2018, shortly after 11:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the area of Arline Avenue and Richmond Street in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a 16-year-old male victim who had been shot in the legs. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers learned the incident was domestic related, and detectives and SCOPE officers conducted a follow up investigation. The suspect, 33-year-old Samantha Holt, was located a short distance away after she fled the scene on foot, and a weapon was recovered. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case, and authorized the below listed charges.
Samantha Holt, 33, Rockford: Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Domestic Battery
Holt was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Holt are merely accusations. She is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.