Suspect Shoots At A Home in Loves park, Suspect in Custody

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On Sunday, August 21, officers responded to a call in the 5200 block of Pebble Creek Tr. When they arrived, it was discovered that someone had fired a gun at the home earlier in the morning, around 3:30 AM.

On Wednesday, August 24, during the investigation of the Pebble Creek Trail call, Loves Park officers & Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle at W. State St. & Avon, in Rockford. A gun was recovered during the stop. An occupant of the vehicle, Rickey D. Johnson (19) of Rockford, was arrested.

Johnson was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a firearm without a valid firearm owners identification & possession with the intent to deliver cannabis. These charges were unrelated to the Pebble Creek Tr. call.

After further investigation, on Monday, September 19, Johnson was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm & reckless discharge of a firearm related to the Pebble Creek Tr. call. Johnson is currently being held in the Winnebago County Jail.

Criminal charges are merely allegations & defendants are considered innocent, unless proven guilty in a Court of Law.




Bees Attack A Couple Kids in Rockford



Just before 7 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to an address on Silentwood Trail in Rockford. Scanner traffic is saying there are two victims that were stung by multiple bees. The victims are reported to be kids. Sounds like it happened somewhere nearby and the kids went home and still had many bees on them. The parents were trying to get rid of the bees. Several emergency personnel are en route. Still developing