Rockford man arrested after YMCA basketball scuffle


Staff Report

A Rockford man is in custody after allegedly punching an opposing player in the face during a pickup basketball game earlier this month.

According to police, 33-year-old Remere Dubois punched the other player at the Loves Park YMCA Aug. 3.  The player fell backwards and hit his head and was taken to the hospital.

Dubois was arrested Aug. 14. He is being held on charges of aggravated battery in a public place and aggravated battery, causing great bodily harm.

Bond has been set at $25,000. Dubois is scheduled for court Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 8:30 a.m.

2 thoughts on “Rockford man arrested after YMCA basketball scuffle

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    It’s the Northeast Family YMCA. Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility with a safe positive environment for children.

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 10:52 am

    This is why my family left the YMCA. There are too many undesireables allowed to have memberships!! We belong to PEAK on Perryville.

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