Rockford Scanner™: Auto Accident in Rockford, Citizens Want A Stop Sign At The Intersection



Sources reporting another accident.

This was a hit and run accident, unknown on suspect information due to the encryption.

Source said:
“Please help me get a stop sign on N Day Ave at the intersection on Arthur and N Day. This is another accident from this intersection.

We argued for a stop sign and the changed the Yield sign on Arthur to a stop sign.”


Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries In Machesney Park


Just before 6 pm tonight,  several emergency personnel were responding to a motorcycle accident.

It happened near the Harlem bridge, on the east side of the bridge  in Machesney Park

A man was injured in the motorcycle accident.

Unknown if it is related, but there is supposed to be a bicycle accident near the same bridge but on the west side of the bridge.

Still developing, avoid the area.

Rockford Scanner™: Several fire departments En route to a house fire in Loves Park


Around 4:30 PM this afternoon, several area fire departments were dispatched for a structure fire in Loves Park.

A MABAS was toned out for a structure fire in the 4000 block of Kingsbury

a MABAS is mutual aid from local fire departments

At the time of writing this it was not yet known if the fire was valid. Several fire departments are in route to the scene. Still developing



Rockford Scanner™: Water Rescue at Rock Cut State Park


This afternoon several emergency personnel were responding to a water rescue in Loves Park.

The water rescue happened at Rock Cut State Park

A canoe with three victims inside tipped over on Pierce Lake and all three subjects are in the water.

All three victims were able to successfully make it to the shoreline and are reported to be safe.




Rockford Scanner™: Dead Body Found In Rockford, Police Working A “Medical Assist”


UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroner says the victim is 36-year-old Jennifer Lewis of Rockford. She passed away from blunt force trauma.

RPD has yet to release suspect information.

Sources are reporting a lot of police and crime scene and crime scene tape on the East side.

Reports of a body found.

It happened in the area of 10th and 9th st.

RPD is saying this is a “medical assist” call.

Sources are reporting a woman was beaten to death, but not yet confirmed.

Still developing

SUSPICIOUS DEATH: On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 shortly after 8:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called for a medical assist involving an unresponsive female at an apartment in the 900 block of 10th Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located the body of a 36-year-old female who was deceased. The incident is being treated as a suspicious death. Detectives from the Violent Crime Unit are conducting a follow up investigation. No further details are being released at this time.

Rockford Scanner™: Couple Violent Crime Calls in Rockford


Sources reporting a couple of violent crimes that happened in Rockford

A robbery happened in the 1400 block of Auburn st. around 8:30 pm. The suspect beat the victim during the robbery.

A home invasion in the  1200 block of N Main around 9:10 pm.

Shooting incident in the 3300 block of Alida st. The second shooting incident near this location within 24 hours.

No suspect information on any of these, due to the encryption.