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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.
(AP) — The judge is rebuffing claims that a youth football coach brandished a gun during a fight with parents, and he agreed to set lower bonds for both men arrested during the melee.
Forty-three-year-old Terrance Morris of Valparaiso, Indiana, and 39-year-old Devorah Clark of Merrillville, Indiana, are facing felony charges stemming from the Saturday fight in Rockford.
They were coaches for the Calumet City Thunderbolts when a postgame fight broke out with Rockford Renegades coaches and parents.
The Rockford Register Star reports three witnesses told police they saw Clark with a gun, but Judge Francis Martinez said during a hearing Tuesday that the weapon was found in Clark’s car.
A prosecutor sought $50,000 bonds for both men. Martinez set a $25,000 bond for Clark and $5,000 for Morris.
COACHES ARRESTED: On Saturday, October 6, 2018 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to reports of a large fight at Rockford Lutheran High School (3411 N. Alpine Road) with at least one armed suspect on scene. Officers learned that at the conclusion of a football game, Calumet City Thunderbolts coaches were involved in an argument with Rockford Renegades coaches and parents. It escalated to one parent striking a coach. No students were involved in the argument.
A Calumet City coach, identified as Terrance Morris, displayed a firearm which sent crowds of people running. No shots were fired. Officers subsequently took Morris and another coach, Devorah Clark, into custody. During the course of the investigation, officers recovered a firearm.
The Rockford Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with the investigation. Anyone with information should call 815-966-2900.
Upon further review, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges against the suspects.
Terrance Morris, 43, Indiana. – Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Mob Action
Devorah Clark, 39, Indiana. – Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Mob Action, Obstructing Identification, Resisting Arrest
Morris and Clark were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against the men are merely accusations. Morris and Clark are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court of law. The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time
Several sources are reporting a very large police presence, working a scene on the East side.
Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office have charged 18-year-old Logan Wunder of South Beloit with 1 Count First Degree Murder, 1 Count Attempted Murder, and 1 Count Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.
A 17-year-old South Beloit boy was also charged with a pending criminal cased not related to this incident.
Further charges are pending until the investigation is complete.
UPDATE – 9 PM:
A 22-year-old white male has died at a Rockford hospital after suffering from a gunshot wound to his head during a shooting Saturday afternoon just before 2 pm in the area of 100 S. Lincoln Street in South Beloit, IL. The remaining two victims include; a 21-year-old man who is in critical condition at a Rockford hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg and abdomen, and a 19-year-old man who is in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the upper chest. He was transported to a Janesville hospital and later transferred to a Madison hospital.
The two shooting victims have been able to provide police with a name and description of the individual who shot them. While witnesses have provided police with a description and name of the second suspect who was with the shooter. The two suspects are described as a white males, that fled the scene in a maroon colored Chrysler vehicle.
About an hour and a half later, the two suspects turned themselves into the South Beloit Police Department. They have since been transported to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department for further questioning. At this time, charges are pending for both suspects and more details won’t be available until after questioning has been finished and the Winnebago State’s Attorney can look over the evidence from the case.
The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department is currently assisting the South Beloit Police Department with the investigation. The Beloit Police Department, the Rockton Police Department, and the Roscoe Police Departments all assisted at the scene of the shooting this afternoon.
UPDATE: Around 2 pm Saturday afternoon, an altercation between 5 male individuals led to shots fired and three gun shot victims. The suspects in this shooting are said to be around 18 years old and fled from the scene in a red car.
One victim was shot in the head and is in critical condition, while the other two victims are in serious condition.
Details are very minimal at this time, but just after 2 pm, a call went out for three shooting victims in the area of Center St and Lincoln St in South Beloit. South Beloit Fire department has asked for mutual aid from Rockton Fire Department and Beloit Fire Department. South Beloit Fire Department has also just requested for additional paramedics to respond to the scene. This is still developing, so please check back for more details.