Rockford Scanner™: Another Violent Crime Scene in Rockford, Several Officers Working The Scene




Several sources were reporting a lot of police officers working a scene in Rockford just after 1 PM today. 

It happened in the 1000 block of N Court st. 

We can confirm several officers from the RPD, WCSO were on scene. 

Police said it was an “In Progress Person:Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery”

No other information was available, due to the encryption



Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle on fire in Rockford, Unknown if it is occupied



Around 5 pm today, several emergency personnel were responding to a vehicle fire in Rockford.

It happened on the ramp near I-90 and E State st

There is a vehicle on fire near the on ramp.

Unknown if it is occupied or injuries.

Avoid the area



Rockford Scanner™: Man Charged After Hitting & Killing A Bicyclist Earlier Today




On Thursday, August 23rd at approximately 4:37 am, the DeKalb Police Department responded to a traffic accident in the 800 block of East Fairview Drive. The initial investigation showed that a 2015 Jeep Cherokee driven by Jonathan Wood was traveling east on Fairview Drive. Wood’s vehicle crossed the fog line for eastbound traffic and struck a bicyclist who was also traveling east. Wood was the sole occupant in his vehicle. The bicyclist sustained life-threatening injuries, was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital, and died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. The identity of the bicyclist is being withheld pending notification of the family by the DeKalb County Coroner.

The DeKalb Police Department received assistance from the Illinois State Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office during the investigation.

The DeKalb Police Department has charged Wood with Improper Overtaking, Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, and Improper Lane Usage. Wood is scheduled to appear in court on 09/28/2018. The investigation into any additional contributing factors is ongoing.

Offender: Jonathan D. Wood
M/W 34 years of age
Genoa, IL



Rockford Scanner™: Man Down Bleeding At Rock Cut State Park

Sources reporting a man down bleeding near the Lions Club area of Rock Cut State Park. Unconfirmed reports are saying the victim may have been shot. We are unable to confirm anything, due to the encryption. Keep up the good work sending information in, when you see it!

Patti Wilburn This was my brother. He wasn’t shot but I am very grateful for the people who found him and called for help. I’m also very grateful to the first responders who helped him.

Note: She did not say what happened, only that he was not shot.



Rockford Scanner™: Police Standoff in Rockford, Possible Hostage Situation With Shots Fired


Update: RPD confirms a “Weapons Violation”
RPD say they log their shots fired calls as “Weapons Violations”

Several sources reporting a hostage situation in Rockford.

Sources are also reporting shots were fired, unknown on injuries.

It is currently happening in the area of the 1600 block of S 4th in Rockford.

Officers have the house surrounded and have their rifles and a sniper on scene.

Still developing.  Photos on our Facebook page.