Rockford Scanner™: Apartment Fire With Someone Possibly Inside



Around 11:25 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a fire call.

Reports of an apartment complex on fire.

It happened in the area of 417 Illinois

Reports of a person might be inside the apartment.

Several units en route


Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Ambulances For An Over Dose Call, Possible Multiple Victims


Around 10:40 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to an Over Dose call in Rockford. It happened in the area of Biltmore Chase in Rockford.

There is an Over Dose call there.

Two ambulances have been dispatched.

Unknown if the 2nd ambulance is for just one victim and assisting.

Or if there is a 2nd Over Dose victim a the scene.



Rockford Scanner™: Two Missing Kids At The Boone County Fair




There are reports of two missing kids at the Boone County Fair. 

The two kids are reported to be black males around 9 years old. 

Last seen near a horse farm. 

Several officers are searching for the two missing kids. 

Still developing 



Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Shooting Incident in Rockford




Several sources were reporting gunshots in the 1800 block of Ridgeland rd in Rockford. 

Sources said several gunshots rang out in the area.  Unknown on injuries at this time. 

This is just one of several shooting incidents
(RPD labels these as “Weapons Violations”) in Rockford in the last 72 hours. 


Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into a House & Causes a Major Gas Leak, Residents Evacuated



Around 930 this morning a vehicle crashed into a house in the 5600 block of S. Central Rd. in Ogle County.

 The accident caused a major gas leak and officials had evacuated the area.

 Officials told residents to avoid the areas of Center road and Flagg

As of 11 AM they were still not able to get the leak under control and opened up the local fire station for the residents that were evacuated.

Just before 1 PM they were able to get the situation under control and the residents were able to go back to their houses.


Rockford Scanner™: Three 7 Year Old’s Start Fire In Rockford, Trying to start a another fire while fleeing from emergency personnel



Around 6:15 PM The Rockford fire department were responding to a fire call on the west side.

A dumpster was on fire near Central Avenue.

The Rockford fire department arrived on scene and confirmed a fire.

While I and seen they came across the alleged suspects. Three black male suspects around seven years old.

They were running from the scene and trying to start a another fire while the Rockford fire department was watching them flee.

They are waiting for the Rockford Police Department. They lost sight of at least one of the alleged suspects.

Last seen near the area of Blake




Rockford Scanner™: Three Vehicle Crash in Rockford


Three vehicle crash at Harrison and 11th st, with three injuries being reported.

Emergency personnel on scene.

Please avoid the area.

They are asking for a third ambulance at this time.

Still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Woman Stabbed Over 30 times During Robbery In Rockford



Several sources reporting a woman was robbed this morning in Rockford.

During the robbery, the suspects stabbed the victim over 30 times.

It took police almost an hour to arrive on scene after being called several times.

We tried to get a statement from RPD,  they said no comment.

RPD call log shows this as a medical assist.


Rockford Scanner™: Bicyclist Killed in Rockford




On Saturday, August 11, 2018 around 1130AM Rockford Police Officers responded to Springcreek at Reid Farm Rd for a traffic crash involving a pickup truck and a bicyclist.  Initial information indicated the cyclist, a 70 yr old male, was attempting to cross Springcreek at Reid Farm when he was struck by a pickup truck heading east on Springcreek.  The cyclist was taken to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Rockford Police Crash Reconstruction Team was mobilized and is conducting an ongoing investigation. No further information to be released at this time.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900.