Rockford Scanner™: SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WINNEBAGO AND NORTHWESTERN BOONE COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 AM

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UPDATE: UPGRADED TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Winnebago County in north central Illinois…

* Until 1215 AM CDT

* At 1124 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Ridott, or 9
miles east of Freeport, moving northeast at 30 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park, South Beloit, Rockton,
Roscoe, Winnebago, Pecatonica, Durand and Lake Summerset.

This includes… Rock Cut State Park, Rockford Speedway, and
Winnebago County Fairgrounds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WINNEBAGO AND NORTHWESTERN BOONE
COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 AM CDT…

At 1119 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Ridott, or 8 miles east of Freeport, moving northeast at 35 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park, South Beloit, Rockton, Roscoe,
Winnebago, Pecatonica, Durand, Caledonia and Lake Summerset.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in Chicago.

Persons in campgrounds should consider seeking sturdy shelter until
this storm passes.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Possible Armed Man Flees From Police, Gets Away in Rockford



 

 

Sources are reporting a suspect that fled from police around 10:25 pm tonight. 

It happened in the 1600 block of Midway Drive. 

Alleged suspect is Marcus Williams, officials say he is possibly armed with a gun. 

Last seen in a 2014 Chevy Sedan, southbound near Huffman

 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Special Weather Statement From The National Weather Service

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
830 PM CDT SUN AUG 26 2018
 
ILZ003-270215-
Winnebago IL-
830 PM CDT SUN AUG 26 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN WINNEBAGO COUNTY
UNTIL 915 PM CDT...

At 829 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near 
Dakota, or 11 miles north of Freeport, moving east northeast at 40 
mph. This may clip far northwest Winnebago County.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Durand and Lake Summerset. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Possible Structure Fire in Rockford, Emergency Personnel En Route

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Around 8:40 pm tonight, the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a possible structure fire.

Details are minimal right now.  Caller is reporting flames coming from a structure near an address on Chestnut.

Rockford Fire Department is en route.

UPDATE: It is a bonfire. Units back in service

 








Rockford Scanner™: Weekend Violence Recap, 72 Hour Police Calls

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Weekend Violence Recap, 72 Hour Police Calls 

Note: In progress person is a shooting, stabbing, robbery according to the local police.

Weapons violation is how the local police label their shots fired calls, according to the local police.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries, Avoid The Area

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Sources are reporting a rollover accident with injuries.  It happened on I 39 near mile marker 117 in the north bound lanes. Avoid the area or expect delays

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Surround A House in S Beloit, Arrest A Couple Of People



 

 

 

On 08-25-18 at 3:20pm South Beloit Officers went to 632 Lathrop Terrance on a tip that Chad Jamerson was at this residence. Chad had a valid burglary warrant through Beloit PD and a valid FTA traffic warrant through Winnebago County. Officers observed Chad to be inside the residence.

While awaiting for other units to arrive, three subjects exited the residence and were identified. With assistance from Rockton PD, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department and the Illinois State Police Jamerson was located hiding in a basement crawl space within the residence.

Two of the three subjects that previously exited the residence were found to have warrants as well. They were identified as:

Daniel Absalom 32 years old from South Beloit;
Charges: Boone County FTA- Obstructing warrant $10,000/10%
Dezarae Conniff 26 years old from Beloit;
Charges: Winnebago County FTA- Driving while suspended warrant; $3,000/10%

Chad Jamerson 34 years old; from South Beloit; Beloit PD Felony Burglary warrant, NO BOND and Winnebago County FTA- Traffic offense warrant; $3,000/10%.

All subjects were transported to the Winnebago County Jail where they were lodged without incident.

The charges against these individuals are accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Woman Possibly Kidnapped Downtown Rockford, While She Snap Chats Saying Someone Is Following Her

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UPDATE: RPD still has yet to release information on this.  But sources are reporting the woman in the video is now home safe. We can not confirm this yet, but wanted to give everyone an update. 


Several sources have contacted us and sent us the snap chat video of a woman who was allegedly downtown last night. While she was downtown, she snap chatted and said someone is following me and then the screen goes dark and you can hear muffled screams in the video. 

The video is posted on our FB page

We can not confirm this is true, but wanted to share just in case it was. 

RPD confirms there was a “Check for well being, at 205 W State just after 2 am. No other details were provided by the RPD and will not confirm nor deny if it is related to this video. 

If you see this woman or know anything, please call the police. 

The sheriff made a statement on this kind of stuff the other day ~ http://rockfordscanner.com/2018/08/21/rockford-scanner-sheriff-addresses-a-local-social-media-concern/