This afternoon several Rockford Scanner fans were reporting a low flying helicopter in the S. Beloit area. It was flying in patterns in the area, as if it were searching for something or someone.
Recently the US Border Patrol were using a helicopter in the area. (Video Below) they have also used helicopters in the area to search for missing children and other police activities
It is unknown if this helicopter is being used by police or any other agency. As you know the police are encrypted.
We been told by a confidential source, this helicopter is searching the area for possible drug activity. But we can not confirm this. What we can confirm is there is a low flying helicopter in the area. Mainly above the S Beloit area.
The helicopters is a Robinson Clipper which is heavily used by law enforcement agencies.
The Helicopter: 2007 ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II
Rotorcraft (4 seats / 1 engine)
UPDATE: It is now in the Roscoe/Machesney Park area