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Rockford Scanner has been bringing our fans breaking news as it happens, since 2009. We are one of Rockford area leading places for news sources. #1 goal though, is to bring the scanner hobby back. We want to bring back the scanner listening hobby and help those who have any questions.
We have a very large and loyal fan base that visits our website daily. We listen to our police scanner and post the information we hear that comes across it. You can submit your stories and photos, submit tips, read breaking news, listen to the police scanner, visit our resources page, plus much more!
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Just before 11 PM Rockford fire Department were dispatched to the 1000 block of Montague in Rockford. Scanner traffic is saying there’s a structure fire near this location and approximately five people still might be inside. The fire is on the second floor. Several emergency personnel are en route to the scene. This is still developing.
Update: When the fire department arrived on scene. There is heavy smoke and flames coming from the side of the building. Scanner traffic is saying everybody is believed to be out of the residence now.
Around 10:35 PM tonight Rockford police and fire departments were dispatched to the area of the 900 block of Woodlawn. Details are minimal at the time of writing this but scanner traffic is saying there is a shooting victim near this location.
This was a drive-by shooting and the victim was shot in the arm . The suspects were in a burgundy Buick .
This is still the in the early stages of this call, so details are very minimal.
As soon as more information becomes available. We will update this.
Around 9 pm tonight several emergency personnel were dispatched to the 700 block of Clayton near Cherry Valley. Scanner traffic is saying a black male suspect, 5’4 wearing a dark hoody and blue jeans, broke into the residence and went to the bedroom and pointed a gun to the womans head. The suspect has now fled. Several officers are en route
Update: There are 2 suspects. Sounds like they have a perimeter setup and a possible K-9 to help assist.
Around 9 pm tonight the RPD were dispatched to the area of 9th st and 7th ave. Scanner traffic is saying there is a large fight that involves approx. 10 subjects. Some of them are females. The RPD are en route to investigate
Snowmobile Education Course
Sheriff Spoden is pleased to announce the Rock County Sheriff’s Office will be offering, four D.N.R. Snowmobile Safety Education Courses beginning in October 2015. Anyone born on or after Jan 1st, 1985 is required to complete this course in order to legally operate a snowmobile in places open to the public.
There is a class fee of $10.00 per student, which will be collected at the time of registration. A parent/guardian signature is required for all persons under the age of 18 and the underage student must be present with an adult parent or guardian at time of registration.
Class size is limited to thirty (30) students and registration is available online. After completing the online registration, you will receive an email with confirmation and registration information.
Register online at http://www.co.rock.wi.us/sheriff-snowmobile-education
Snowmobile Education Courses:
Mandatory Registration: October 26th, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office
Class: November 7th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center
Mandatory Registration: November 30th, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office
Class: December 12th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center
Mandatory Registration: December 28th, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office
Class: January 9th, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center
Mandatory Registration: January 25th, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office
Class: February 6th, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center
Any questions concerning registration, or the course itself, should be directed to Deputy Krahn at 608-757-7932.