Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Beat Victim During A Carjacking in Rockford



Date: 06/05/2018 8:48 pm
Location: 300 HILTON AVE.

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at approximately 8:48 pm, Officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to 300 Hilton Ave., reference an Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking. A 28 year old male was driving a gray 2006 Dodge Charger with a 26 year old female in the 300 block of Hilton Ave. They were approached by a 30 year old black male and a 27 year old black female who were both armed with handguns. The 28 year old male was battered and the Dodge Charger was taken at gunpoint. The Dodge Charger was last seen headed southbound from the scene.

The male victim was treated at a local hospital. Nothing further at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Officer in Charge (OIC) at 779 500 6555, or CrimeStoppers at 815 963 STOP (7867).




Rockford Scanner™: 4 Ambulances Dispatched To An Accident Scene in Rockford, Multiple People injured



Around 8:40 pm tonight several emergency personnel were responding to an auto accident in Rockford. 

It happened at Alpine and Harrison ave. 

At least 4 ambulances have been dispatched to the scene, for multiple people injured. 

Avoid this area for awhile, or expect delays. 

Still developing




Rockford Scanner™: Emergency personnel Dispatched For A Vehicle On Fire in Rockford





Around 7:40 pm tonight, emergency personnel were dispatched for a vehicle that was on fire in Rockford. 

It was originally dispatched as Springfield and Montague. Emergency personnel were on scene investigating.

They were not able to locate anything at this intersection. A short time later, the location was updated at Springfield and Cunningham.

Emergency personnel are en route to that location to investigate. Still developing 




Rockford Scanner™: Several Emergency Personnel En Route To A Possible Mobile home Fire



Just before 6 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to a possible structure fire. 

It is near the 200 block of Townline near Rockton. 

Reports of a possible mobile home that is on fire near this location.

Several emergency personnel are en route. 


UPDATE: There was a confirmed fire, but it is now out. 


Rockford Scanner™: Accident With injuries In Rockford, Avoid The Area




Around 3:30 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to an auto accident with injuries. 

It happened ion the area of Mulford and Executive Parkway. 

Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this. 

Avoid the area



Rockford Scanner™: Lawn mower On Fire in Loves Park



Around 3:35 pm today the LPFD were responding to a fire call. 

It happened near 1533 Harlem rd in Loves Park. 

There is a riding lawn mower that is on fire near this location. 

It is approx. 700 feet from the roadway. 

Loves Park Fire Department is en route.




Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries In Loves Park, Avoid The Area



Sources are reporting an auto accident in Loves Park. 

It happened in the area of Forest Hills and 173 (West ln) 

Injuries were being reported.  Traffic is blocked, due to the accident. 

Avoid the area or expect delays. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation




Rockford Scanner™: Police Are Asking The Public To Help Them Locate Several Wanted Suspects


The following 4 subjects are wanted as of June 4, 2018

Name: Matthew J Dugan
D.O.B: 07/25/1986
Height: 6’00” Weight: 180 Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown
Offense: Driving While Driver’s License Is Revoked- Enhanced
Bond: $10,000- 10%

Name: Daniel DeFrancisco
D.O.B: 02/02/1986
Height: 5’07” Weight: 180 Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown
Offense: Domestic Battery
Bond: $100,000- 10%

Name: Jennifer Pratt
D.O.B: 09/25/1986
Height: 5’03” Weight: 150 Eyes: Green Hair: Red
Offense: Conditional Discharge Violation (Theft)
Bond: $5,000-10%

Name: Gilbert Romero
D.O.B: 06/18/1975
Height: 5’07” Weight: 175 Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown
Offense: FTA For FPTC Poss Amt Con Sub Except (A)/(D)
Bond: No Bond

Name: Carolyn N Varney
Age: 35
Height: 5’06
Weight: 122
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Blonde
Wanted for: FTA For Status Poss Amt Con Sub Expect (A)/(D), DWS

Name: Neva D Smith
Age: 47
Height: 5’01
Weight: 140
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown
Wanted for: FTA Poss Amt Con Sub Except (A)/(D)

Rockford Scanner™: Subject Threatening To Jump Off A Roof Near Machesney Park



Around 7 am this morning emergency personnel were dispatched for a person threatening to jump off a roof near Machesney Park/Roscoe. 

It happened in the area of the 7700 block of Burden rd

Scanner traffic is saying there are numerous police officers  are on scene and there is a subject on the roof that is threatening to jump. They need a ladder truck to assist. It sounded like they said a fire, but we can not confirm that. Still developing.