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.
Sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel at Don Carter Lanes on E State st in Rockford.
Reports of a possible stabbing victim at this location.
Reports of a fight in the parking lot and at least one person has been stabbed on the East side of the building.
The victim is a female around 21 years old and was stabbed in the back just below her rib cage.
The suspect was described as a black female, light complexion, 20-23 years of age, 5’11” tall, large build.
This is still developing. Check back later for updates.
Date: 03/09/2019 11:00 pm
Location: 4000 E. State Street
On Saturday 03/09/19 at approximately 11:00 P.M., Rockford Police responded to the 4000 block of E. State Street, in reference to a stabbing victim, a 21-year old female. Officers learned the victim was confronted by the suspect. The victim was stabbed during the confrontation. The victim was transported to a local hospital by Rockford Fire. The injuries are not life threatening. The suspect was described as a black female, light complexion, 20-23 years of age, 5’11” tall, large build.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.
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On 11/22/18 at 2:00 PM, Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the Lynn-Scott-Rock Ambulance, responded to 113 Autumnwood Lane in Davis Junction for a report of two males fighting in the front yard.
Upon investigation Deputies learned that the homeowner had called 911 to report that there were two males fighting in her yard and she did not know who they were.
Deputies then identified the males as Andres M. Varga, age 58 of North Aurora, and William J Werrline IV, age 45 of North Aurora.
The investigation determined that Varga and Werrline had gotten into a fight near by the residence while driving in the area and were walking through the resident’s yard creating a disturbance when 911 was called.
Deputies determined that Werrline had bitten Varga in the facial area several times while they were fighting.
Varga was transported to Swedish American Hospital by the Ambulance for treatment of injuries sustained in the incident.
Werrline was subsequently arrested for Battery and was taken into custody without incident.
Werrline was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.