Rockford Scanner™: Shots Fired Out At Rock Cut State Park, Still Developing

UPDATE: Officers said after investigating, it was determined that shots were not fired in the area. And the person who was reporting it (was 10-96), heard a water bottle in a bonfire nearby and thought it was shots fired. Police are now back in service.


Sources are reporting shots fired out at Rock Cut State Park just before 11 PM tonight. Shots were fired in the area of the campground at Rock Cut State Park. 

No injuries were reported. 

Possible suspect vehicle is a black truck. 

Several officers are en route. 

Still developing. 



Rockford Scanner™: Helicopter Assisting Local Police Combat Crime This Holiday Weekend

Several fans have contacted us in regards to a helicopter that is flying around the area.

The helicopter is assisting the local police tonight and also through the holiday weekend in combating crime.

Police have made several releases over the last few days saying they are cracking down of criminals this holiday weekend. The Department Of Homeland Security assists the local police in combating crime.

This helicopter has assisted the local police on several occasions in the past. The helicopter has at least one local police officer in it, to relay communications to the officers on the ground.

The technology on the helicopter is very high tech and can easily help combat crime and assist the officers on the ground.

The helicopter is used in a variety of situations. From roadblocks, special patrols, violent crime scenes, chasing criminals, etc…

Last week there was shots fired near the Auburn High School area. The RPD said they were cracking down and doing special patrols.

The helicopter has been assisting the police and providing security for the local schools, and the Winnebago County area tonight and for the holiday weekend.



Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries In Ogle County


On August 30th, approximately 7:55AM, Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one vehicle rollover accident in the 2200 block of W Montague Rd.

The driver and lone occupant, Deryl Beyer, was transported (by German Valley Fire/ambulance) to Freeport Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries


Rockford Scanner™: Hit & Run To A Child in Rockford, Still Developing




Around 4:20 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to a hit and run in Rockford. 

A child approx. 12 years old was hit by a vehicle on N Winnebago in Rockford. 

The suspect vehicle fled the scene

No suspect information at the time of writing this. 

The child is injured, emergency personnel are en route 



Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel Are Responding To A Grass Fire




Around 3:15 pm, the Rockton FD were dispatched for a grass fire. 

Details are minimal right now,  only that there is a grass fire near Wagon Wheel.  Several units are en route. Still developing