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Winnebago County Sheriff's PoliceNews Media Release News  Release Number2011-018C
Date: JUNE 6,2011 Time:  8:00A.M. Page    of 1

  On Saturday June 4,2011 at approximately 7:09P.M. an incident took place on the Rock River (in the area of 8900 South Main St.). A male is presumed to have drown after having gone into the water after a confrontation on a pontoon. An extensive search of the river by multiple Fire Departments has failed to find the victim. The victim is identified as Casey Chandler Sheets (white male DOB 5-10-91/ 20 yrs old) of Rockford. An individual is in custody related to the incident on the pontoon. He is identified as Kristopher Alan Zaugg (male DOB 1-14-84/ 27yrs old) Zaugg is charged with Reckless Conduct and is being held in the Winnebago County Jail. Zaugg is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.    

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