Rockford Scanner™: Explosion & Explosive Device in Rockford

UPDATE: RFD FF said there was an explosive device and needed an investigator. RFD, RPD and the ATF were all on scene investigating.

Details are minimal right now. 

There was an explosion noise just before 9 pm in Rockford. 

Calls of an explosion in the area of Dresden ave in Rockford.  Unknown on the exact location at the time of writing this. 

Emergency personnel did find an explosive device and requesting an investigator. It is not yet known the exact location of the explosive device. 

This is still developing, we will post updates as they become available 

Rockford Scanner™: People Possibly Trapped In A House Fire in Rockford



UPDATE: Occupants removed. Unknown on their condition. 

Details are minimal right now. 

There is a house fire in the 1100 block of N Main

Possible people trapped inside. 

Still developing, check back later for updates



Rockford Scanner™: Serious motorcycle accident, Possible head-on collision




 Around 8 PM several emergency personnel were responding to a serious motorcycle accident in Boone County.

There is reports of a serious motorcycle accident near Candlewick in Boone County


The motorcycle was laying in the middle of the roadway, a possible head on collision. But not yet confirmed.

Injuries are being reported please avoid the area for a while. 

Still developing



Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Allegedly Robbing A Business




Armed Robbery Arrest

On 7/29/18 at 4:45 pm, the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to an Armed Robbery at the BP Gas Station located at 14032 East Route 72, Davis Junction. The investigation revealed a male entered the gas station and while armed with a weapon, stole the cash register drawer. The male was last seen Northbound on Route 251 in a silver vehicle.

On 7/30/18 at 6:40 pm, Ogle County Detectives executed a search warrant to a residence in the 4400 block of 11th Street, Rockford. Items of evidence were located at the residence and in the silver vehicle. As a result of the search warrant, Jourdan R. Mondragon, age 41 of Rockford, was arrested for an outstanding Rockford PD warrant and transported to the Winnebago County Jail.

On 7/31/18 Mondragon was arrested by Ogle County Detectives for Armed Robbery, a Class X Felony. Mondgragon will appear in Ogle County court on 8/1/18. The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Rockford Police Department during the execution of the search warrant.



Rockford Scanner™: vehicle crashes into a cornfield, no movement inside the vehicle


Around 5:45 AM several emergency personnel were responding to an automobile accident.

A vehicle has went off the roadway and into a cornfield near the area of I-39 and bypass 20. 

There are reports of the occupants inside the vehicle that are not moving.

Several emergency personnel are in route to the scene.





Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department is in route to battle a house fire on the east side

Around 12:40 AM the Rockford fire department were responding to a possible house fire.

It happened in the 3100 block of 16th St. in Rockford.

Reports of the basement is on fire at the time of writing this.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Woman Lost At Rock Cut State Park




Details are minimal due to the encryption. 

There is a female who is a diabetic, that is lost out at Rock Cut State Park. 

No description or other information, due to the encryption. 

Still developing



Rockford Scanner™: Upside Down Vehicle, Fully Engulfed




Around 6 pm tonight, the Rockford Fire Department were en route to a smoke investigation call. 

When they arrived on scene they confirmed thick black smoke coming from a wooded area. 

They went to look for the source of the smoke and found an upside down vehicle that was fully engulfed. 

Unknown if the vehicle is occupied. 

22nd street and Pamela avenue

You can see the smoke from 20th and Harrison, via a photo a source sent us. We posted on our social media. 

Still developing



Rockford Scanner™: Very Serious Accident in Winnebago County



UPDATE: One person confirmed dead, two children sent to the hospital

Several sources reporting a very serious accident in Winnebago County. 

There has been an accident involving a semi and a truck near 75 & 70 near Durand. 

Injuries were being reported. We have heard the injuries are life threatening but can not yet confirm it. 

Avoid the area for awhile