Rockford Scanner™: Several Emergency personnel Responding To A House Fire in Boone County



 

Sources are reporting a possible house fire in Boone County.

Around 12:45 pm, several emergency personnel were responding to a possible house fire in the 4200 block of Hearthstone ln

Reports are saying smoke and flames are coming from the garage area. 

Unknown if the house is occupied. 

A MABAS has been toned out for this fire.

Check back later for updates

Note: If you know the street name, please post it in the comments area below

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Working A Scene At The Rockford Bus Station



 

 

 

Sources are reporting several emergency personnel were working a scene at the bus station downtown at 501 W State around 8 am this morning. 

Police have yet to release information, but confirmed an “In progress person: Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery” at that location at 7:59 am. 


Tony Grimmett: “We just had a disorderly person here upset and made threats.”

Heidi Block: “This address is for the bus terminal, which is closed due to construction. According to my downtown sources, there was an incident at this time and in the vicinity, a person was detained, and there were no weapons involved. No stabbing, no shooting and no robbery.”








Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Numerous Emergency Personnel Working A Scene in Loves Park



 

 

 

Several sources are saying there are numerous emergency personnel working a scene in the 4400 block of Windswept Way. 

Numerous police officers are reported to be on the scene. 

It happened last night around 11:30 pm

Police confirm there was an “In Progress Person:Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery”

No other information at this time. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Arrest Several Suspects On Warrants



On 08-29-18 the following were arrested for outstanding Ogle County Warrants:

Gregory M Bradford, age 27 of Rockford for Failure to Appear. Bradford did not post the $2,820.23 Full Cash Bond and remains in the Ogle County Jail. Bradford will appear in court on 09/04/18 at 9:00 am.

Shane R Brogan, age 21 of Rockford for Domestic Battery. Brogan did not post the $25,000 10% bond and remains in the Ogle County Jail. Brogan will appear in court on 08/30/18 at 2:00 pm.

Brian J Miller, age 33 of Rockford for Failure to Appear with a Full Cash Bond of $1,922. Miller posted $601 and was released. Miller will appear in court on 09/04/18 at 9:00 am.

Shon E Yarbrough, age 40 of Savannah, TN for Contempt of Court. Yarbrough posted the $15,000 10% bond and was released. Yarbrough will appear in court on 09-21-18 at 9:00 am.

he following were arrested on Ogle County Outstanding Warrants:

Brett Bradley, age 37, of Rockford for Drug Court Sanctions. Bradley does not have a bond, but will go to court on 08/29/18 at 1:00pm. Bradley remain in the Ogle County Jail.

Pracey Walton, age 47, of Freeport for Deceptive Practice. Walton had a bond of $7,500/10%. Walton did post bond and was released from the Ogle County Jail. Walton will have to return to court on 09/10/18 at 9:00am.

On 08-24-18 the following were arrested for outstanding Ogle County Warrants:

Marissa A Cathina, age 30 of Rockford for Failure to Appear with a Full Cash Bond of $601. Cathina was released on a Recognizance Bond and will appear in court on 09-24-18 at 9:00 am.

Kelly M Morrison, age 34 of Rockford for Failure to Appear with a Full Cash Bond of $3,600. Morrison was released on a Recognizance Bond and will appear in court on 9-24-18 at 9:00 am.

On 08/23/18 the following people were arrested on outstanding Ogle County warrants:

Misti Fant, age 36 of Ashton, for D.U.I. Fant has a bond of $3,000/10% and remains at the Ogle County Jail. Fant will appear in court on 08/24/18 at 1 p.m.

Hector Flores, age 29 of Rockford, for Failure to Appear. Flores posted the $201 purge bond and was released from the Ogle County Jail.

Daniel Ellison, age 22 of Mt. Morris, for Disorderly Conduct. Ellison posted the $3,000%10% bond and will appear in court on 09/14/18 at 9 a.m.

On 08/22/18 the following people were arrested on outstanding Ogle County warrants:

Ryan Harleman, age 40 of Byron, for Contempt of Court. Harleman posted the $2,075 purge bond and was released from the Ogle County Jail. Harleman will appear in court on 08/23/18 at 1 p.m.

Melvin Gay, age 46 of DeKalb, for Failure to appear. Gay has a bond of $3,234 and remains in the Ogle County Jail. Gay will appear in court on 08/23/18 at 1 p.m.

 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery, On The East Side



 

 

 

On 8/28/18 at 8:53 pm Rockford Police Officers responded to the 2200 block of S. 4th St for a report of an armed robbery to citizens.

Officers learned the victims just parked their vehicle in the 2200 block of S. 4th St. when a gold or brown SUV stopped in front of them. Two suspects exited the SUV armed with handguns.

The suspects demanded money and property from the victims. After the suspects took the property they returned to the SUV and it fled south bound from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Both suspects were described as follows:

Black male, about 25 years old, armed with a handgun

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Numerous Police Officers Working A Scene Near A Rockford School, School Goes On Lockdown



 


Several sources are reporting a scene near the William Dennis head start school.  That is in the area of Springfield and Cunningham. 

Sources reporting numerous police officers, police k-9 units and a crime scene van in that area. 

It is not yet known what is going on. But sounds like the incident happened near Preston and Trenton shortly after 1:30 pm. 

RPS 205 said: Dennis Early Childhood Center was on lockdown this afternoon because of police activity in the area. Students and staff remain safe, and the lockdown has been lifted. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Automobile accident with injuries causing long traffic delays



 

 

Several sources are reporting an automobile accident on 20 in the eastbound lanes near the 11th St. bridge around 8 am this morning. Injuries were being reported but it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. Traffic is backed up for a long ways so avoid the area or expect long traffic delays. The cause of the accident is under investigation

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Areal Flood Advisory



Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
858 PM CDT TUE AUG 28 2018

Winnebago IL-Boone IL-
858 PM CDT TUE AUG 28 2018

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Central Winnebago County in north central Illinois…
Northwestern Boone County in north central Illinois…

* Until midnight CDT

* At 857 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen
and additional rainfall is expected.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Roscoe, Poplar Grove, Cherry
Valley, Winnebago, Pecatonica, Timberlane and Caledonia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.








Rockford Scanner™: Special Weather Statement



SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
829 PM CDT TUE AUG 28 2018

ILZ003-004-290215-
BOONE IL-WINNEBAGO IL-
829 PM CDT TUE AUG 28 2018

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WINNEBAGO AND BOONE COUNTIES
UNTIL 915 PM CDT…

AT 828 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR DURAND TO NEAR BYRON. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT
50 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ROCKFORD, BELVIDERE, LOVES PARK, MACHESNEY PARK, ROCKTON, ROCKFORD
AIRPORT, ROSCOE, POPLAR GROVE, CHERRY VALLEY, WINNEBAGO, PECATONICA,
DURAND, CAPRON, TIMBERLANE, CALEDONIA, LAKE SUMMERSET, DAVIS JUNCTION
AND NEW MILLFORD.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES…
I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 115 AND 123.
I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND 74.

THIS INCLUDES…BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, ROCK CUT STATE PARK, ROCK
VALLEY COLLEGE, ROCKFORD AVIATORS BASEBALL, ROCKFORD SPEEDWAY, AND
WINNEBAGO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

LAT…LON 4243 8871 4215 8871 4215 8917 4221 8917
4220 8939 4245 8940
TIME…MOT…LOC 0128Z 286DEG 42KT 4238 8935 4212 8931