Rockford Scanner™: Teacher Arrested For Sexual Assault, After Allegedly Touching A Student

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The City of Beloit Police Department is investigating a report of sexual assault involving inappropriate touching by a teacher at Beloit Memorial High School.

The teacher, Scott Abbott, 53, of Rockford, was arrested this afternoon for sexual assault of a child by a school staff person. The Rock County District Attorney’s Office will be reviewing this arrest.

The investigation is ongoing and we will not be releasing any other details today. The School District of Beloit and Beloit Memorial High School is fully cooperating with the investigation.

We will not be providing any on-camera interviews in regard to this allegation.


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Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Rob and Rape A Woman In Rockford

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RPD labeled this violent call as “Check for well being”

Sources have told us that the men severely beat the victim (Aggravated Battery charge with great bodily harm) RPD said non life threatening injuries. Suspects got away with $95 in cash and a link card.

35 year old Randy Bray and 41 year old Anzio King have been arrested

Both men are now charged two counts each of aggravated battery, residential burglary, home invasion, and armed robbery. King faces additional charges of criminal sexual assault and unlawful restraint.

Sources reporting a group of men broke into a residence and raped a woman in Rockford.  It happened approx. 3 am on Monday morning in the 2200 block of 7th st in Rockford.

The suspects robbed the victim and one of them raped the woman.

The suspects then fled the scene.

Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting A Child in Rockford

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SEX ASSAULT ARREST: Over the last several months, detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Sensitive Crimes Unit investigated a report of the sexual assault of a child under the age of 13 in the 600 block of Hartford Avenue. The suspect, who is an acquaintance of the family, was identified as 18-year-old Isaiah King.

The investigation was later reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, the below listed charge was authorized, and a warrant was obtained. King was subsequently arrested during a traffic stop Sunday, September 17, 2018

Isaiah King, 18, Rockford: Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault

King was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail with a bond set at $100,000. The charge against King is merely an accusation. As in all criminal cases, the suspect is considered innocent unless proven guilty.


Rockford Scanner™: Standoff In Rockford, Possible Sexual Assault

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UPDATE: Around 7:15 pm, Police say the house was unoccupied. 

Just before 7 pm, they said there was a person in custody and had medical issue. 

See below. 


This afternoon an armed man was holding the Rockford Police at bay during a standoff on the East Side. 

It happened in the area of the 2700 block of Guilford  

Details are minimal.  

Just before 7 pm, they said a person was in custody and having a medical issue. 

Unknown if it is the suspect or a victim. 

Unknown if it is related, but there was a sexual assault being reported as well. 

Still developing. 



Rockford Scanner™: Police Asking The Public For Help To Identify a Suspect in recent Sexual Assault

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JPD Seeks Identity of Suspect in recent Sexual Assault

The suspect in the attached flyer is believed to be responsible for a sexual assault on the southside of Janesville. Additional details are not being released at this time given the sensitive nature of the incident.

• 5’7 – 5’8
• Late 20’s/early 30’s
• 170lbs
• Brown hair
• Brown eyes
• Dark complexion
• Hispanic accent
• Wore a sweatshirt with Red/White/Green emblem or logo

Suspects often attempt to change their appearance after a police sketch is released. Citizens are asked to be aware of anyone who suddenly attempts to change their appearance in any way.


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.




Rockford Scanner™: Attempted Sexual Assault Just Happened, Police Searching For The Suspect

Beloit Scanner:  Around 4:15 pm today, the BPD were en route to the area of Butlin and Virginia.

They are  looking for someone that just attempted a sexual assault against a victim. 

Suspect left running on foot. Maybe somewhere near the school (Aldrich).

No description is available yet. Still developing