RPD has now confirmed it, and released the following information.
Rockford Man Charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
ROCKFORD, Ill. – On Friday, July 9, 2021, Rockford Police Officers responded to the 2100 block of
22nd Street in regards to an attempted criminal sexual assault. Officers learned an adult female
was the victim.
Detectives from the Rockford Police Department conducted a follow-up investigation into the
incident and the suspect was identified as 55-year-old Kenneth Dandridge.
After a review of the facts of the case, Winnebago County State’s Attorney J. Hanley authorized
the below listed charges for Dandridge. A warrant was subsequently obtained for Dandridge. On
Monday, July 12th, he was taken into custody in the 4800 block of East State Street and lodged in
the County Jail.
Kenneth Dandridge, 55, Rockford Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (Elderly)
Criminal Trespass to Real Property
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Rockford Police
Department at 815-966-2900, on Facebook (@RockfordIllinoisPoliceDepartment) or on Twitter
(@RockfordPD). You can also leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-
The charges are merely accusations and all individuals are considered innocent unless proven
guilty in a court of law.
Sources are reporting that the man posted below was arrested in reference to this attack.
Officials have not yet confirmed this. But you can see he is currently being booked on similar charges in reference to that attack and he does appear to resemble the man in the video posted below. If RPD releases any updates, we will update this.
UPDATE: Rockford PD has just released the following on the attack.
Below is what was sent to us from a source in Rolling Green neighborhood.
She stated that a man attempted to sexually assault a female in the Rolling Green area just before 11:30 pm last night. She also sent us these images, and video.
“Last night at 11:21pm my (*edit) came home, and was followed and attacked in her garage by this man who walked through my yard after parking at the stop sign waited for her garage door to start closing then proceeded to pry open her garage door. After putting up a fight for about a minute he ran off. Hopped in what looks like a smaller truck. He was not trying to steal her purse, he grabbed her chest, and tried to rape her. Rolling green neighborhood.”
She sent us the video below, might take a second for it to load.
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