Rockford woman accused of abusing 4 children in her care

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 48-year-old Wanda Motten has been charged with physical abuse of four children in her care, aged between 1 and 8 years old.

Rockford Police received a complaint against Motten on May 17th, 2019.

During a follow up investigation, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office determined there was enough cause to press charges of multiple counts of Aggravated Battery against her.

If convicted, Motten faces a sentence of up to 5 years in prison. She is scheduled to be arraigned on November 21st.


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