Rockford Scanner™: One Person Just Shot in Rockford, Still Developing



On 8/6/18 at around 8:00 P.M. Rockford Police responded to the 2600 block of Canterbury Ln. in reference to a shooting.  Upon arrival officers located a 29 year old male whom had been shot one time.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call Rockford Police.



Several sources reporting a victim has just been shot in Rockford. 

Details are minimal. At least one person has been shot in the 2600 block of Canterbury ln in Rockford. 

We been told it might be life threatening.  Unconfirmed. 

No suspect information, due to the encryption 



Rockford Scanner™: Large Police Presence At A Rockford Business, Possible Robbery/Shooting


On Monday, 8/6/18 at around 1923 hours Officers were dispatched Subway located at 3313 11th St. reference an Attempted Armed Robbery to the business. Upon arrival officers met with employees who reported that a lone suspect entered the business, armed with an unknown object, and demanded money. The suspect fled the business on foot. No injuries were reported at time of incident.

The suspect is described as a white male, 30’s, 6’01” 165 lbs, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.


Several sources reporting a lot of police and police k-9 at the Subway on 11th st. 

Some have said it was a shooting, others said a robbery. 

Unknown to the encryption. 

All we can confirm, a large police presence at the subway on 11th st

Rockford Scanner™: Body Recovered From The Rock River


Around 2 pm today emergency personnel were responding to a body in the Rock River. 

A body was approx. 20 feet from the shoreline in the area of Centerway st bridge in Janesville. 

The victim is an older male, approx. 65 years old or older. 

Autopsy is scheduled for tomm.  




Rockford Scanner™: Standoff In Rockford, Possible Sexual Assault


UPDATE: Around 7:15 pm, Police say the house was unoccupied. 

Just before 7 pm, they said there was a person in custody and had medical issue. 

See below. 


This afternoon an armed man was holding the Rockford Police at bay during a standoff on the East Side. 

It happened in the area of the 2700 block of Guilford  

Details are minimal.  

Just before 7 pm, they said a person was in custody and having a medical issue. 

Unknown if it is the suspect or a victim. 

Unknown if it is related, but there was a sexual assault being reported as well. 

Still developing. 



Rockford Scanner™: Local police warn citizens of a new scam




The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department is issuing a telephone scam warning to the public.

The Sheriff’s Department has taken several reports from citizens complaining of a telephone scam targeting sex offenders.

Sex offenders are receiving telephone calls from persons claiming to be with a Federal Government Task Force in Winnebago County. A person claiming to be a Detective is claiming the offender’s DNA is not on file and to avoid a warrant being issued for their arrest, a fee must be paid by credit card. Do not provide anyone with your personal information nor credit card information.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department nor any other Federal or local agency is making any calls demanding money, nor making any such solicitations.



Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving A Semi & 2 Cars, injuries Reported. Avoid the area.



Just after 4 am this morning, emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries. 

I-39 Northbound near US 20

There is an accident that involves a semi and two cars. Total of three vehicles involved. 

Injuries are being reported. Several emergency personnel are en route. 

Avoid the area or expect delays