Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Home Invasion On The East Side




Sources were reporting a lot of police officers working a scene near the area of 10th st and 15th ave in Rockford. Possible home invasion with injuries, but not confirmed. 

Sources are reporting several officers and the crime scene unit. 

RPD has confirmed an “In Progress Property: Home Invasion, etc…” around the same area at 9:43 pm

No suspect information at this time.



Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Scene At A Loves Park Business

UPDATE: It was an accident, unknown on injuries.

Sources are reporting a large police presence at a Loves Park business. It happened approx. 9:15 pm tonight. 

Reports of a large police scene at Walgreens on Riverside and North 2nd. At least 5 or more Loves Park police cars on scene.

Unknown what happened at the time of posting this. 

We will update this, as more information becomes available 

Still developing



Rockford Scanner™: Couple Of Violent Crimes Reported In Rockford This Afternoon



Sources are reporting a couple of violent crimes that happened in Rockford area today.  

  • Around 7:30 am there was an “In Progress Property: Home invasion, etc…” near the 300 block of Mclain ave
  • Around 12:30 pm today there was an “In Progress Person: Shooting, Stabbing, etc…”  in the 1400 block of Andrews 
  • Shots rang out in the area of the 2400 block of New Haven ct around 3 pm today. 
  • An attempted armed robbery in the 500 block of E Jefferson around 1:30 pm


Note: No map on this article, due to many locations posted above.


Rockford Scanner™: Another Vehicle Flees From Police And Gets Away in Rockford




Sources are reporting that a vehicle fled from police in Rockford. 

It happened around 3:37 pm today in the area of Central and Blake. 

Suspect fled in a Red Honda that is registered to a Christopher Reed. Black male approx 25 years old. 

Last seen at a high rate of speed, while officers terminated the chase. 




Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Police Chase in Rockford



Sources are reporting the local police were chasing a vehicle at high speeds on the East side. 

The vehicle crashed in the area of Broadway and 31st. 

Sounds like the suspects fled on foot, but not confirmed. 

Several police officers and police K-9 are on scene. 

Photos are on our Facebook Page

Still developing. 




Rockford Scanner™: Police Searching For 2 Wanted Females




The following subjects are wanted as of 08/27/2018

Name: Carina A Dougherty

Age: 26

Height: 5’04”

Weight: 109

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Brown

Wanted for: Use Forged CR/Debit Card/<$300 Drug Court Violations


Name: Sitorrie D Simmons

Age: 19

Height: 5’07”

Weight: 180

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Wanted for: Probation Violation


Rockford Scanner™: Winnebago man faces charges for driving drunk and illegally carrying a gun





A Winnebago man faces charges for driving drunk and illegally carrying a gun.

On Sunday, August 26, 2018 shortly after 2 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to a call of disorderly conduct at the McDonald’s in the 3200 block of 11th Street. Upon arrival, they learned 60-year-old William Akre had been yelling at another driver while in the drive thru at the restaurant. Officers saw signs of impairment and conducted field sobriety tests. Officers also located a loaded firearm in the center console of Akre’s car. He did not have a valid concealed carry permit.

The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s office reviewed the case and authorized the listed charges against Akre: Driving Under the Influence (alcohol), Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapon

Akre was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Akre are merely accusations. He is considered innocent until proven guilty in court.